Living on Mallee Country - student ticket deal

Emeritus Professor Richard Broome, FAHA, FRHSV, of La Trobe University, will deliver the 2019 Annual Lecture of the History Council of Victoria. This event is arranged with support from State Library Victoria and Monash University Publishing.

DATE
Wednesday 2 October 2019 (doors open at 5.45 pm for 6.30 pm lecture)

VENUE
Village Roadshow Theatre, State Library Victoria (Entry 3, La Trobe Street, Melbourne)

PROGRAM
The Entry 3 doors in La Trobe Street will open at 5.45 pm. The lecture will commence at 6.30 pm and conclude at 7.30 pm.
In the foyer, before and after the lecture, Monash University Publishing will be selling advance copies of Mallee Country: Land, People, History.

STUDENT TICKET DEAL
The History Council of Victoria is delighted to offer free admission to students enrolled in any educational course.
Please reserve your seat by using the RSVP button at the foot of this page.
If you are not an enrolled student, please book your ticket via this page. 

ABSTRACT
Mallee country being semi-arid scrub country has made living upon it difficult for humans but not other living things. This lecture will explore how mallee country was used by Aboriginal people from Deep Time to the pastoral era and how Europeans found, settled and often abandoned it as marginal sheep country. Living on mallee country revealed how Nature and Culture each shaped the other.

THE LECTURER
Richard Broome, FAHA, FRHSV, Emeritus Professor in History at La Trobe University, is President of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Chair of its Publications Committee, and Patron of the History Teacher’s Association of Victoria.  He has authored fourteen books. His latest book, Mallee Country: Land, People, History (2019), was written with co-authors Charles Fahey, Andrea Gaynor and Katie Holmes and will be launched in November.

Mallee Country - book cover       Richard Broome - portrait

WHEN
October 02, 2019 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
WHERE
Village Roadshow Theatre
179 La Trobe St
(Entry 3)
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Margaret Birtley · · 0418 814 957

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