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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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.