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Only the election of a centre-left Labour government in late 2007 saw the new Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, deliver an apology, his first act in the new parliament, on 13 February 2008. Making front page news around the world, Rudd’s gesture was emulated months later by the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who apologized to the approximately 150,000 First Nations victims of the country’s boarding school policy of assimilation (Diebel 2008). From the first, Rudd’s announcement of an official apology provoked controversy.
Hoskins, Andrew (2009), ‘Digital Network Memory’, in: Astrid Erll and Ann Rigney (eds), Mediation, Remediation, and the Dynamics of Cultural Memory (Berlin/New York: de Gruyter), 91–106. ), Networked Publics (Cambridge: MIT Press), 1–14. Jager, Sheila Miyoshi and Rana Mitter (eds) (2007), Ruptured Histories: War, Memory, and the Post-Cold War in Asia (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). Jordan, Jennifer (2006), Structures of Memory: Understanding Urban Change in Berlin and Beyond (Stanford: Stanford University Press).