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Making Public Histories seminar series: Melbourne's 'Alice'

26 November 2015, 6:00pm7:30pm
Location Village Roadshow Theatrette
via Entry 3, La Trobe Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

In celebration of the Library's recent acquisition of a rare, 1865 first edition of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece, this panel discussion explores the multiple ways that Alice in Wonderland has inspired Melbourne historians, artists and curators, as well as their audiences.


  • Dr Michelle Smith (chair), Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University. 
  • Dr Wendy Garden, Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.
  • Dr Juliet O'Conor, Children's Research Librarian, State Library Victoria.
  • Dr Nurin Veis, Manager, Scienceworks Museum.

About the Making Public Histories seminar series

The Making Public Histories seminar series is a joint initiative between State Library Victoria, the History Council of Victoria and Monash University Institute for Public History. It is a focused seminar series that explores the issues and approaches to historical representation in contemporary society, public history, making history and heritage.