Making Public Histories seminar series - 2018 program

The 2018 Making Public Histories seminar series was presented as a joint initiative of Monash University, the Old Treasury Building and the History Council of Victoria.

The series was generously supported by the three partner organisations and sponsored by the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University. Gifts for the speakers were kindly donated by Old Treasury Building and Monash University Publishing.

Here is an outline of the seminars:


Tuesday 6 March 2018

Podcasting History

Emma Lancaster, University of Technology Sydney
Andrew J. May, University of Melbourne

Alistair Thomson, Monash University

Click HERE for further information.


Tuesday 8 May 2018

Material Culture: Stories from Objects

Sarah Hayes, Deakin University
Margaret Anderson, Old Treasury Building

Margaret Birtley, History Council of Victoria

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Tuesday 12 June 2018

Wikipedia and history

Dr Mary Tomsic, The University of Melbourne 
Justine Clark, co-founder of Parlour; women, equity, architecture
Associate Professor Murray Phillips, The University of Queensland

Pru Mitchell, President of Wikimedia Australia

Click HERE for further information.


Tuesday 10 July 2018

Making Aboriginal histories

Alexandra Roginski, Australian National University
Dr Billy Griffiths, Deakin University
Dr Shannon Faulkhead, Museums Victoria and Monash University

Professor Lynette Russell FRHistS FASSA, Monash University

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Tuesday 28 August 2018

History and Fiction

Dr Linda Weste, The University of Melbourne
Dr Kelly Gardiner, La Trobe University
Dr Ali Alidazeh, Monash University

Dr Kathleen Neal, Monash University

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Tuesday 13 November 2018

Curating the Anzac Centenaries: War, Memory and the Museum

Jean McAuslan, Shrine of Remembrance
Deborah Tout-Smith, Museums Victoria

Professor Alistair Thomson, Monash University

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