History, Culture & Collections Seminars

Humanities Department History, Cultures & Collections Seminar Series

Speaker Program 2017

When: Once a month, on a Wednesday. Please check regularly for dates and times each month.
Where: Melbourne Museum Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, Melbourne Museum, Carlton Gardens (subject to change; check seminar details to confirm location)

Program details

Date and times Seminar title and speaker
8 March
5.30–6.30pm
Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict
Speaker:
Andrew Jamieson, Melbourne University
12 April
5.30–6.30pm
“In the Beginning was the Ocean”: Pacific Cosmogony in Epeli Hauʻofa’s Oceania and Disneyʼs Moana
Speaker: Tēvita O. Kaʻili
10 May
5.30–6.30pm

Fish traps and stone houses
Speaker: Professor McNiven

14 June
1–2pm

What Makes a Telescope “Great”?
Speakers: Matthew Churchward, Barry Adcock,Matilda Vaughan

19 July
5.30–6.30pm
Speaker to be confirmed
9 August
1–2pm
Reel History: A Look at Life Through Motion Film 
Speakers: Lorenzo Iozzi, Fiona Kinsey and Phil Batty
13 Sep
1–2pm
Speaker to be confirmed
11 October
5.30–6.30pm
The astronomical lantern slide and the visual communication of popular science
Speaker: Martin Bush
8 November
1–2pm
Speaker to be confirmed

Free entry, but please book:

For RSVP email rsvphumanities@museum.vic.gov.au

For further information phone:
Fiona Kinsey: (03) 8341 7254
Lindy Allen: (03) 8341 7362