History Brown Bag seminars

History Brown Bag seminars 2018

The History Discipline Brown Bag Seminar provides the principal forum for the presentation of new research by History staff, completing doctoral students and visitors.

Seminars are held Thursday lunchtimes (1-2pm) during semester in Room 353 (Interactive Cinema Space), North Wing, Arts West (Buildng 148). All welcome!

For enquiries, please contact the convenor, Katherine.ellinghaus@unimelb.edu.au.

Semester 1, 2018


8th March

Desmond L. Kharmawphlang, North-Eastern Hill University (Meghalaya, India), University of Melbourne Dyason Visiting Scholar and Andrew May, University of MelbourneNorth-Eastern Hill University and The Unviersity of Melbourne

History, Tradition and Resistance: A Khasi conversation

15th March Mark Edel The University of Melbourne

Marxism-Lewinism and the Origins of Stalinism

22nd MarchSophie Cope The University of Birmingham

Making Time Material: Domestic Dated Objects in Seventeenth-Century England

29th MarchMichael BirknerGettysburg College      

Reporting "The Battle for Australia": American War Correspondents, 1942

12th April

Nikki Henningham and Helen Morgan,

 eScholarship Research Centre      

Farming, Feminism and Feedback: Farm Women finding their Voice through Oral History and Digital Media in The Invisible Farmer Project

19th April Paul Betts University of Oxford Red Globalism:  Eastern Europe, Decolonization and African Heritage       
26th April Henry Reese The University of Melbourne

Displaced Sounds: A Cultural History of Sound Recording in Australasia, ca.1890–1930

3rd May Iva Glisic University of Western Australia

The Memory Revolution Meets the Digital Age: Red Army Soldiers Remember World War II

10th May Elizabeth Leane The University of Tasmania

Beyond the Heroic Stereotype: Sidney Jeffryes and the Mythologising of Australian Antarctic History

17th May Kate McGregor The University of Melbourne

Transnational Activism and the So-called Comfort Women: Reflections across Developing Activism in Korea, Japan and Indonesia

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