Australian Society mourns the death of Stuart Macintyre

By | November 23, 2021

Stuart Macintyre Death – Cause of Death – The news about the passing of Stuart Macintyre was mentioned in a Facebook post made on the 23rd of November 2021 by Australian Society for the Study of Labour History. Stuart Macintyre was the president of Australian Society for the Study of Labour History. The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1961 to study “the working class situation … and social history in the fullest sense”. Reports revealed that the Society encourages teaching and research in labour history and the preservation of the records of working people and the labour movement. It desires to make history a vital part of popular consciousness and a matter for reflection and debate.

The post mentioned that Stuart was was one of the great minds of Australian historians and he made both prolific and pivotal impacts in different range of fronts. Australian Society for the Study of Labour History said in reaction; “…His guidance, support and mentoring of countless colleagues and hundreds of postgraduate students was legendary. His contributions to contemporary debates and historical scholarship were immense and will be enduring. He will be greatly missed.”

In reaction to the death, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History wrote; “The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History mourns the death of Stuart Macintyre, our president and dear friend. Stuart was a giant among Australian historians. His many roles across a wide range of fronts were both prolific and pivotal. His guidance, support and mentoring of countless colleagues and hundreds of postgraduate students was legendary. His contributions to contemporary debates and historical scholarship were immense and will be enduring. He will be greatly missed.”

Phot Credit – Australian Society for the Study of Labour History