Prof Ian Clark
| Professor of Tourism
|BTheol Melb Coll Div, BA(Hons) DipEd PhD Monash
Marketing and Tourism
|BUTSM 1501 - Introduction to Tourism
BUTSM 2603 - Tourism Impacts and Strategies
BUTSM 3701 - Tourism Planning and Development
BUTSM 3704 - Applied Management Project -Tourism
|Ian has a strong background in heritage management, attraction management, and visitor interpretation. Before joining the Business school in 2000, Ian worked as a consultant, a lecturer in tourism at Monash University, a research fellow in history at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, manager of the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre, senior researcher in the Koori Tourism Unit of the former Victorian Tourism Commission, and a lecturer/tutor in geography at Monash University.
His main areas of interest include indigenous tourism, regional tourism, cultural heritage management, the history of tourism, Victorian Aboriginal history, and Victorian toponyms.
Books, Monographs, sole author, joint author
ID Clark & D Cahir (eds) (2013) The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: forgotten narratives, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
ID Clark (2013) ‘Prettily situated’ at Mungallook: A History of the Goulburn River Aboriginal Protectorate Station at Murchison, Victoria, 1840 – 1853, Ballarat Heritage Press, Ballarat.
Chapters in Books
ID Clark & F Cahir (2013) ‘The Aboriginal legacy of the Burke and Wills Expedition – an introduction’ in ID Clark & D Cahir (eds) (2013) The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: forgotten narratives, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 1-13.
ID Clark (2013) ‘The members of the Victorian Exploring Expedition and their prior experience of Aboriginal peoples’ in ID Clark & D Cahir (eds) (2013) The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: forgotten narratives, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 15-46.
ID Clark (2013) ‘Exploring is a killing game only to those who do not know anything about it’ – William Lockhart Morton and other contemporary views about the Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition and its fate in ID Clark & D Cahir (eds) (2013) The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: forgotten narratives, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 47-60.
ID Clark & F Cahir (2013) ‘I suppose this will end in our having to live like the blacks for a few months’ - reinterpreting the history of Burke and Wills in ID Clark & D Cahir (eds) (2013) The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: forgotten narratives, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 301-303.
Articles/conference papers: refereed
Clark, I.D. (2011) ‘Birrdhawal language and territory: a reconsideration’, Australian Aboriginal Studies, Issue 1, pp. 34-50.
Clark, I.D. (2011). ‘Isabella Lucy Bird’s visit to Victoria in 1872 – the forgotten tourist! Victorian Historical Journal. 82(2), 194-211.
Clark, I.D. (2011) ‘Aboriginal languages in North-east Victoria – the status of ‘Waveru’ reconsidered’, Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, Vol. 14 No. 4, pp. 2-22.
Clark, I.D. (2011) ‘The Convincing Ground Aboriginal Massacre at Portland Bay, Victoria: fact or fiction?’, Aboriginal History, 35, 79-109.
GB O’Mahony & ID Clark (2013) ‘From inns to hotels: the evolution of public houses in Colonial Victoria’, International Journal Contemporary Hospitality Management, 25:2, pp. 172-186.
F. Cahir & ID. Clark (2013) ‘The Place of Dogs in Victorian Aboriginal Society in the nineteenth century: a reconsideration of the archival record’, Anthrozoos, 26, 2, pp. 185-198.
ID. Clark (2011) ‘Three nineteenth century colonial travellers to Victoria, Australia, and their preference for Aboriginal place names—an exploration’, Onoma, 46, special issue – Names and Minorities; Toponomastics and Linguistic Landscapes, pp. 151-165 [Physically published in May 2013]
BD Kicinski, ID Clark, & T Arthur (2013) ‘The death of a hutkeeper near Geelong in 1840 – a new Investigative approach’, Victorian Historical Journal, Vol. 84, No. 2, pp. 1-20.
ID Clark (2013) ‘The Convincing Ground, Portland Bay, Victoria, Australia: an exploration of the controversy surrounding its onomastic history’ Names: A Journal of Onomastics Vol. 61, No. 4, pp. 219-228
COMPETITVE RESEARCH GRANTS
2000 SPIRT: ‘Wine and regional tourism: strengthening complementarity to facilitate regional development’, industry partners – Victorian Wineries Tourism Council, Ballarat Tourism, Northern Grampians Shire Council, Bendigo Tourism. The application was successful and the postgraduate student commenced in 2001, and was awarded the degree in 2005.
2002 Linkage: ‘Black Gold: a history of Aboriginal people and gold mining in Victoria, 1850-1900’, industry partner – Sovereign Hill Museum Association. This application was successful and the postgraduate candidate commenced in 2003, and was awarded the degree in 2007.
2003 Linkage: ‘What’s in a name? Attachment and interference in placename-based identity’, industry partner – Surveyor General Victoria, Department of Sustainability and Environment. This application was successful and the postgraduate student commenced in 2004, and was awarded the Doctorate in 2009.
2010 Linkage: ‘The Burke and Wills Scientific Expedition 1860-61: the Aboriginal story’, industry partner –Royal Society of Victoria. This application was successful, and commenced in 2011. The Doctoral study will conclude in early 2014.
2012 Linkage: ‘New technologies, Indigenous spatial knowledge, and tourism’, industry partners – Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (Northern Territory); Dept. of Lands, Planning & Environment (Northern Territory); and Surveyor-General of Victoria (Victoria). I am a chief Investigator with Dr Mark Harvey from University of Newcastle and Dr Laura Kostanski from University of Ballarat. This application was successful, and we are in the process of recruiting a postgraduate candidate to commence in early 2014.