Making Public Histories seminar series - 2019 program

The 2019 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 Monash University Publishing.

Here is an outline of the seminars:

 

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Death, disease and pandemics

Presenters:
Mary Sheehan, Living History
Professor Janet McCalman, The University of Melbourne
Lucy Bracey, Way Back When Consulting Historians

Convenor:
Alistair Thomson, Monash University

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Tuesday 14 May 2019

Historians, places and the past

Presenters:
Dr James Lesh, University of Sydney
Kate Gray, Lovell Chen Architects and Heritage Consultants
Chris Johnston, founder of Context heritage consultancy

Convenor:
Graeme Davison AO, Monash University

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Tuesday 11 June 2019

Living histories: innovative approaches to oral history

Presenters:
Kirby Fenwick
Lee Valentine and Ryan Gustafsson
Rose Turtle Ertler:

Convenor:
Alistair Thomson, Monash University and
President of Oral History Australia

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Tuesday 9 July 2019

Dark Sides of Sport: Historical perspectives on match-fixing, bribery and corruption

Presenters:
Roy Hay, Deakin University)
Dr Mathew Turner, Deakin University
Dr Rob Hess, Victoria University

Convenor:
Amanda Smith, presenter of Sporty for ABC RN

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Tuesday 13 August 2019

The Past, Present and Future of Victorian Indigenous Languages

Panellists:
Alice Gaby, Monash University
Aunty Lee Healy, Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages
Leonie Stevens, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre

Convenor:
Alistair Thomson, Monash University

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Tuesday 12 November 2019

Ephemera as historical sources

Panellists:
Dr Annette Shiell, Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
Rebecca Carland, Museums Victoria
Richard Aitken, historian, curator, and writer

Convenor:
Mandy Bede, President of the Ephemera Society of Australia

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