Catalogue service interruption: Due to an upgrade, the catalogue will be unavailable from 9pm AEST on Wednesday, 3 September until 10am AEST Thursday, 4 September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

Catalogue service interruption & La Trobe Reading Room event
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The therapeutic imagination and public history – reflections on trauma and memory

Thursday 12 June 2014, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Courtyard
Main entry, Swanston St

Join Dr Sean Field, University of Cape Town and former Director of the Centre for Popular Memory, and Prof. Susannah Radstone, University of South Australia, as they discuss the effects of trauma in the telling of oral history.

This popular Public Histories series returns to explore the making of history and heritage in contemporary society. Presented in partnership with the History Council of Victoria and the Institute of Public History.