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Public Monuments – Contested Histories

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The topics and their presenters are:

Revolutions and ‘patrimonial panics’ in France
Peter McPhee AM is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne and Chair of the History Council of Victoria.

Contextualising relocated monuments: lessons from three post-Soviet statue parks
Claire Baxter holds a Master of Conflict Archaeology & Heritage from the University of Glasgow.

First Peoples’ perspectives in contextualising contested histories
John Patten is a Bundjalung-Yorta Yorta man on his father’s side, and a descendant of First Fleet convicts, Irish rebels and the Saami people of Lapland via his mother. He is Manager, Diversity and Belonging, Museums Victoria, and a Board member of the History Council of Victoria.

Missing monuments: imagining the future of Australian public memorialisation
Dr Yves Rees is a lecturer in History at La Trobe University, a regular contributor to ABC Radio Melbourne and a Board member of the History Council of Victoria.

Professor Al ThomsonMonash University, will facilitate the discussion.

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Details

Date:
July 14
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.historycouncilvic.org.au/public_monuments_contested_histories

Venue

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Organiser

History Council of Victoria
Phone:
0418 814 957
Email:
info@historycouncilvic.org.au
Website:
https://www.historycouncilvic.org.au