History Slam - call for Expressions of Interest

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 03:00 PM

Calling historians, storytellers and history-keepers wishing to join Mama Alto for a History Slam...

To participate, you must:

  • be available to present at Melbourne Museum on Sunday 14 October 2018, from 3.00 pm to 4.30 pm

To express interest, please send your name, email address, mobile number and a description of your proposed topic by email to: [email protected] by 4 pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018

See the flyer below for more details, or download the flyer as a PDF.

History Slam is being organised by Museums Victoria, Professional Historians Association (Victoria) and History Council of Victoria as their contribution to History Week 2018. Tickets for the event on Sunday 14 October will be available via Museums Victoria closer to the event.

History Slam - call for EOI 2018

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The History Council of Victoria Incorporated (HCV) is the peak body for history in the Australian state of Victoria. Its vision is to connect Victorians with history and to inspire engagement with the past, their identity and the world today. The HCV champions the work of historians and the value of history. It recognises that history can be written about any place, any person, any period. The HCV advocates why history matters.

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Our calendar lists all upcoming public events arranged by the History Council of Victoria (HCV), plus events in Victoria, Australia, that are added by our Friends and Members.

If you are organising an event that relates to History, we encourage you to publicise it on our website.

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As the peak body for history in Victoria, the History Council makes submissions on current issues. In doing this, the HCV Board is guided by its Advocacy Policy and by the Value of History, a statement developed co-operatively by the HCV and the History Councils of New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

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Since 2015, the HCV has been pleased to sponsor the Years 9 and 10 category of the Historical Fiction Competition organised by the History Teachers' Association of Victoria.

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Ways to support us:

Subscribe to our free newsletter: https://www.historycouncilvic.org.au/subscribe
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The HCV was formed as an advisory body in 2001 and incorporated in 2003. It comprises representatives from cultural and educational institutions and heritage bodies; history teachers and curriculum advisors; academic and professional historians; and local, Indigenous, community and specialist history organisations.

As the peak body for history, the HCV has both ‘outward-looking’ roles (including advocacy and representation to government and the wider community, consultation, community education, and networking with allied interest groups) and ‘inward-looking’ roles (including member support, information dissemination, and networking between members).





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