State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 81 Autumn 2008

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Notes on Contributors

Charles Burnett is Professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe in the School of Advanced Study at the Warburg Institute; he has written extensively on medieval scientific treatises and translations from Latin to Arabic.
Shane Carmody is Director of Collections and Access at the State Library of Victoria; he has written definitive articles about the history of the Collection.
Ian Cox is a Book Conservator in the Collection, Preservation, and Access Division of the State Library of Victoria.
John Crossley is an Emeritus Professor at the Clayton School of Information Technology, Monash University; he has published widely in the history of mathematics.
Louise d'Arcens teaches in the English Literatures Program at the University of Wollongong; she has written about medievalism in Australia, and is co-editor of a collection of essays called Maistresse of My Wit: Medieval Women, Modern Scholars (Brepols).
Ted Gott is Senior Curator of International Art at the National Gallery of Victoria; in 2008 he has curated the Modern Britain 1900-1960 exhibition.
Andrew Lynch teaches medieval and modern literature in English, Communications and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia; he has published extensively on the work of Thomas Malory.
David McKitterick is a Fellow and Librarian of Trinity College, University of Cambridge; his many published works include contributions to The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society.
Libby Melzer is a Paper Conservator at The Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation at The University of Melbourne.
Stephanie Trigg is a Professor in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne; she is editor of Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture (Melbourne University Press), and has written about other areas of medieval studies.
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