Matthew Graves is Associate Professor in British and Commonwealth Studies at Aix-Marseille University, an Associate of the Australian Prime Ministers Centre and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. His research interests lie at the crossroads of transnational history and political geography and he has published widely on issues of shared memory and identity in 19th-21st century Europe and Australasia, with a focus on shared history and geographies of memory, among them a series articles and book chapters on Australian commemorative spaces co-authored by Elizabeth Rechniewski (USYD). Recent international publications include Geographies of Identity (co-ed., Portal, UTS ePress, vol 12, n°1, 2015) and Histories of Space, Spaces of History (co-ed., E-rea, 14.2 2017). Matthew is a commissioning editor of the ‘Contemporary Societies’ imprint of the University of Provence Press and Liverpool University Press, and a convenor of the Critical Geographies seminar (LERMA, Aix-Marseille University-Montpellier 3). He is currently writing a monograph about the uses of the past in international relations entitled Memorial Diplomacy.