Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Apologising for the past

Thursday 9 May 2013, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Entry 3, La Trobe St
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Five years after Prime Minister Rudd apologised to Australia’s Indigenous people, and three years after the apology to forgotten Australians and former child migrants, what is the role of apologies in how nations deal with the past?

Join us for this discussion with Professor Emerita Marian Quartly (Monash University), Dr Miranda Johnson (University of Sydney) and Dr Roland Burke (La Trobe University).