(Photo: Bronwyn Hughes) via Symposium website.
An upcoming symposium at Melbourne University that may be of interest. It is completely free and members of the public are very much encouraged to attend. Full details can be found at the website here.
Hosted jointly by the Art History Program, School of Culture and Communication and The Australian Centre, School of Historical Studies,
The University of Melbourne
Lecture Theatre A, Elizabeth Murdoch Building
1-2 October 2009
Informal site visits will be incorporated into the final program
Convenors: Dr Alison Inglis (Head Art History Program): Prof Kate Darian-Smith (Professor of Australian Studies and History) & Dr Bronwyn Hughes (Art Historian and Heritage Consultant).
This two-day symposium presents papers from range of disciplines, including art history, architecture, design, literature, social and cultural history, media studies, museum studies and Australian studies. Speakers include academics and museum professionals from Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Great Britain, such as Dr Anita Callaway (University of Sydney); Dr Caroline Jordan (LaTrobe University); Dr Andrew Montana (Australian National University); Associate Professor Catherine Speck (University of Adelaide); Associate Professor Mark Stocker (Otago University); Professor Bruce Scates (Monash University); Dr Matthew Potter (Leicester University).
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FREE EVENT THERE IS NO REGISTRATION CHARGE FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM.Sessions include:
However the audience is encouraged to arrive in good time so that a name tag can be provide.
Performing Empire, War and Commemoration
Geographies of Empire, Institutions and Ideologies
Imperial networks and exchanges, Aesthetics of Empire
Collecting Empire, Heroes and Monarchs