Australian Generations Conference

30 – 31 October 2014, Melbourne

The Australian Generations Conference will feature a select group of academic historians and industry partners who form the Australian Generations Oral History Project’s research team.

Professor Michael Frisch, the internationally renowned oral and public historian, will deliver the Keynote Address at the public launch of the Australian Generations Conference in the evening of Thursday 30 October 2014 at the State Library of Victoria.

The conference will continue in Building H at Monash University Caulfield campus on Friday 31 October. Australian Generations project research team members will present a series of papers on project findings and about our oral history methodology.

Speakers include:

Kevin Bradley, Director of Sound Preservation and Curator of Oral History and Folklore at the National Library of Australia

Professor and Senior Research Scholar Michael Frisch, (University of Buffalo, SUNY)

Professor Katie Holmes, Chief Investigator (La Trobe)

Associate Professor Seamus O’Hanlon, Chief Investigator (Monash)

Michelle Rayner, Executive Producer of Social History and Features at the ABC’s Social History Unit

Associate Professor Kerreen Reiger, Chief Investigator (La Trobe)

Professor Alistair Thomson, Lead Chief Investigator (Monash)

Professor Christina Twomey, Chief Investigator (Monash)



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