Making Public Histories seminar series - 2015 program

The 2015 Making Public Histories seminar series was presented as a joint initiative of State Library Victoria, Monash University and the History Council of Victoria. Here is what was covered.

 

Thursday 30 April 2015

Treasures and troves: the secret lives of books

Speakers:
Des Cowley, History of the Book manager, State Library Victoria
Richard Overell, former Rare Books Librarian, Monash University
Dr Anna Welch, curator, State Library Victoria

 

Thursday 23 July 2015

New directions in making history

Speakers:
Professor Al Thomson, Monash University
Emeritus Professor Graeme Davison AO, Monash University
Sarah Rood, Principal Historian, Way Back When Consulting Historians Pty Ltd
Anne Burrow, Genealogy Librarian, State Library Victoria

 

Tuesday 29 September 2015

S. T. Gill as eyewitness: art as historical evidence

Chair:
Associate Professor Alison Inglis (The University of Melbourne)

Speakers:
Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin, Australian National University (and curator of the exhibition, Australian sketchbook: Colonial life and the art of S. T. Gill)
Dr Jan Croggon, Historian, Sovereign Hill Museums Association
Dr Andrew Lemon, professional historian

 

Thursday 26 November 2015

Melbourne's Alice: Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland as source, artefact and inspiration in art, science and history

Chair:

Dr Michelle Smith, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University

Speakers:
Dr Wendy Garden, Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Dr Juliet O'Conor, Children's Research Librarian, State Library of Victoria
Dr Nurin Veis, Manager Scienceworks, Museum Victoria

 

Panel discussion on 23 July 2015

The panel discussing new directions in making history,
at the State Library of Victoria, 23 July 2015. 
Photo credit: Way Back When

 


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