Robert Aldrich is Professor of European History at the University of Sydney, and the author of works on colonial history, including Banished Potentates: Dethroning and Exiling Indigenous Monarchs under British and French Colonial Rule, 1815–1955. With Cindy McCreery, he edited Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires.
Matthew P. Fitzpatrick is Associate Professor in International History at Flinders University, Adelaide. He is the author of Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871–1914 and Liberal Imperialism in Germany: Expansionism and Nationalism, 1848–1884.
Inês Vieira Gomes is a PhD student at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon. Her thesis focuses on photographic archives and practices in the Portuguese African colonies between 1890 and 1940.
Caroline Keen holds a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She has published Princely India and the British: Political Development and the Operation of Empire and An Imperial Crisis in British India: The Manipur Uprising of 1891.
Cindy McCreery is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Sydney. Her publications include The Satirical Gaze: Prints of Women in Eighteenth-Century England, as well as journal articles and book chapters on British and colonial cultural and naval history, including Prince Alfred as the first global British royal tourist (c.1867–71). With Robert Aldrich she co-edited Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires.
Susie Protschky is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Monash University, Melbourne. She is the author of Images of the Tropics: Environment and Visual Culture in Colonial Indonesia and the forthcoming Photographic Subjects: Monarchy, Photography and the Dutch East Indies. This chapter is an outcome of an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (DP1092615).
Charles V. Reed is an Associate Professor of History at Elizabeth City State University in the United States. He is the author of Royal Tourists, Colonial Subjects, and the Making of a British World, 1860–1911. He is president-elect of H-Net, editor of H-Empire, and associate editor of Itinerario.
Hilary Sapire is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London. She has published widely on twentieth-century South African history and is completing a book on royal visits to Southern Africa and the contested histories of loyalism. She is a former editor, and current member of the editorial board, of the Journal of Southern African Studies.
Mark Seymour is Associate Professor of History at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He is the author of Debating Divorce in Italy: Marriage and the Making of Modern Italians and co-editor of Politica ed emozioni nella storia d’Italia. He is co-editor of the journal Modern Italy.
Jean Gelman Taylor is Honorary Associate Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Her publications include The Social World of Batavia: European and Eurasian in Colonial Indonesia and Indonesia: Peoples and Histories.
Elise K. Tipton is Honorary Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Sydney. She is the author of Modern Japan: A Social and Political History. Her research focuses on the relationship between society and the state during the interwar years.
Guy Vanthemsche is Professor of Contemporary History at the Free University of Brussels. Among his most recent books is Belgium and the Congo, 1880–1980. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences and the Secretary of the Royal Historical Commission of Belgium.
Filipa Lowndes Vicente is a researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon. She is the author of Orientalisms: India between Florence and Bombay, 1860–1900 and is currently preparing English editions of Between Two Empires: British Travellers in Goa (1800–1940) and The Empire of Vision: Photography in the Portuguese Colonial Context (1860–1960), originally published in Portuguese.