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Public lecture by Prof Jay Winter

Thursday 8 December 2011, 6:00pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Entry 3, La Trobe St
Has wheelchair access Has hearing loop

Professor Jay Winter will speak on 'Faces, voices and the shadow of war'.

Professor Winter holds the distinguished Charles J Still Chair in History at Yale University. He is the winner of an Emmy Award for his acclaimed television series The great war and the shaping of the 20th century, and is general editor of the forthcoming 'Cambridge history of the Great War'.

Professor Winter is currently a visiting professor in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University and is an international heritage advisor on the university's history of Anzac Day project.

Please arrive at the Library at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

RSVP by phoning 03 8664 7517 or emailing

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