Research roadshow on biography and memoir

Presented by ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

This event is open to members of the public and is free of charge.

 

PROGRAM AND PARTICIPANTS

 

12-12.15pm | Welcome and Orientation

Catherine Waldby - Director, Research School of Social Sciences ANU, and

Carolyn Strange, convener of the ANU cross-campus network on the history and legacies of violence.

 

12.15-1.30pm | Pathways to Memory

Malcolm Allbrook (National Centre of Biography)

Recovering histories of slavery

 

Adele Chynoweth (Centre of Heritage and Museum Studies)

Documenting a 'Forgotten Australian' survivor's story in film

 

Ehsan Arabzadeh (College of Health and Medicine)

Mapping multiple forms of memory

 

Break

 

1.45-2.45pm | The Arts of Memory

Desmond Manderson (College of Law)

Insider/Outsider Identity in the art of Gordon Bennett

 

Brenda L Croft (School of Art & Design)

Retrac(k)ing Country and (s)kin

 

2.45-3pm | Refreshments

 

3-4.30pm | Individual and Collective Biography

Iain McCalman (Humanities Research Centre)

Theodore Roosevelt - Father of "White African" Game Butchery

 

Karima Laachir (Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies)

Leftist memory of mobilisation: a view from Morocco

 

Christine Fernon (National Centre of Biography)

Indexing histories of sexual and domestic violence through the online Australian Dictionary of Biography

 

Yujie Zhu (Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies)

Memorialising the experiences of 'comfort women'

 

4.30-5pm | Sonic Memory and Memorialisation

Kim Cunio (School of Music)

'Doye' (interpretation of the 1988 Burma democracy uprising and its violent military suppression)

 

5-5.15pm | Conclusion and thanks

 

5.30-6pm | Please feel free to join us for a reception at As You Like It Café, 15 Childers Street (cash bar)

 

Held in association with the ANU Network on the History and Legacies of Violence, this event will explore themes of biography and memoir.

https://www.thehistoryandlegaciesofviolence.com/