Annual Lecture

Each year, the History Council of Victoria presents a public lecture that shares fresh thinking and new evidence on an historical topic. This year, Associate Professor Catherine Kovesi will present on Beauty in Response to Plague: the city of Venice. 

This is a free event and will be presented online, bookings required:



In 2021, Dr Carolyn Holbrook explored power and sentiment in the Australian Federation, with a lecture entitled:

‘I don’t hold a hose, mate’: Power and sentiment in the Australian Federation


Click HERE to read about the previous lectures presented since 2004 by the History Council of Victoria.