Heather Rossiter

About Heather Rossiter

Portrait of Heather Rossiter

Research scientist in the US and UK, teacher and vine-grower in Australia, Heather Rossiter's articles, book reviews and travel pieces have appeared in Australian and international publications. She was research consultant to the documentary, 'Mawson: Life and Death in Antarctica', screened on ABC and BBC TV in 2007 and her book, Lady Spy, Gentleman Explorer: The Life of Herbert Dyce Murphy was shortlisted for the ISAA Book Award 2002.

A passionate traveller, particularly to Russia and the Middle East to study archaeological sites and the arts of Islam, Heather lives in Sydney.




AAE Consulting

Research Consultant to Orana Films on the documentary Mawson Life and Death in Antarctica screened on ABC TV and BBC TV in 2007.

Specialist Script Consultant on a forthcoming feature movie.

Conference papers

Antarctic Visions: Cultural Perspectives on the Southern Continent

University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
21-23 June 2010

Writing Queen Mary Land into Reality: How the Diarists of the Western Party of the AAE 1911-14 Actualised 2000km of Antarctic Coastline and its Immediate Hinterland

Antarctica Music, Sound & Cultural Connections: A Creative Arts Conference at The School of Music

The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
27-29 June 2011  

John, John, put your trousers on : Music as Ritual at the Western Base of the AAE 1911-13

Tour leader

Russia Art and Music tour, Alumni Travel

Alumni Travel was created to provide travel experiences in some of the most fascinating and exotic parts of the world; places where negotiating personal travel can be a challenge, because of language and logistical difficulties.

News and Events

Heather Rossiter at the Nicholson Museum

Wednesday 15 Nov 2017 at 6.00pm
Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney, Manning Rd, Camperdown

"A small woman and a big tel. What Jane Dieulafoy found at Susa."

Cost: $40, $30 for Friends of the Nicholson Museum and their guests, $10 students. Includes light refreshments.

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Available Now, published by Wakefield Press

Sweet Boy Dear Wife Jane Dieulafoy in Persia 1881–1886 by Heather Rossiter

The gripping story of a fascinating woman, a history of Persia and a guide book for today's tourist.

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Contact

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