Why is History Important? 20 years of Professional Historians

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Date(s) - Thu 10 Nov
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Village Roadshow Theatre, State Library of Victoria
Entry 3 - via LaTrobe Street
Melbourne 3000



Membership of the Professional Historians Association of Victoria since the late 1980’s has grown to over 145 in 2011, making PHA (Vic) the largest Professional Historians Association in Australia. Members work in a range of fields – from writing commissioned histories and reports, assessing heritage significance, and completing oral history projects, to careers in the media, museums and the government sector.

To celebrate this 20th anniversary milestone and to reflect on twenty years of professional history in Victoria, PHA (Vic) will present this seminar at the State Library of Victoria.

  • When: Thursday 10th November 2011 from 5:30pm to 7pm
  • Where: Village Roadshow Theatre, State Library of Victoria, Entry 3 via La Trobe Street Melbourne
  • Bookings:   Essential, admission is free
  • Phone: (03) 8664 7099 or email bookings@slv.vic.gov.au
  • Online Bookings: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/event/why-is-history-important

This seminar series is organised by the State Library of Victoria and the Institute for Public History at Monash University on behalf of the History Council of Victoria