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

In celebration of the State Library of Victoria's recent acquisition of a rare 1865 first edition of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece, this final seminar in the 2015 'Making Public Histories' series explores the many ways that Alice in Wonderland has inspired Melbourne historians, artists, curators, and their audiences. 


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


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

Click here to learn more about the event through the State Library of Victoria's website.

This event is free of charge, but bookings are welcome: click here to access the State Library's booking site. 

The Making Public Histories seminar series is a joint initiative between State Library Victoria, the History Council of Victoria and Monash University Institute for Public History. It is a focused seminar series that explores the issues and approaches to historical representation in contemporary society, public history, making history and heritage.



November 26, 2015 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
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History Council of Victoria · · 0418 814 957

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