McIntyre Lecture - Melbourne Street Life: The Itinerary of our Days

Wed 14 March 2018
7:30pm

Kew Court House - Just Theatre
188 High Street
Kew VIC 3101
Australia

Cost
$20
Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start
03/14/2018 7:30pm 03/14/2018 7:30pm McIntyre Lecture - Melbourne Street Life: The Itinerary of our Days The Kew Historical Society is pleased to announce that Andrew J May, Professor in the School of Historical & Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, will present the 2018 McIntyre Lecture during Kew Festival. Ugo Catani’s A Summer Shower in Collins Street, 1889, sets the scene for Professor May’s invitation to walk the streets of Melbourne, imagine the everyday past and see the urban landscape with new eyes. He will discuss the growth and transformation of a great Australian city and the balance between the need for public order and the democratic right to public space. As a social historian, Professor May has published widely on the social experience and cultures of the Australian city - including Melbourne Street Life (1998), Espresso! Melbourne coffee stories (2001) and The Encyclopedia of Melbourne (2005). He is the Historian member on the Victorian Heritage Council. Book now Kew Court House - Just Theatre 188 High Street, Kew VIC 3101 City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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The Kew Historical Society is pleased to announce that Andrew J May, Professor in the School of Historical & Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, will present the 2018 McIntyre Lecture during Kew Festival.

Ugo Catani’s A Summer Shower in Collins Street, 1889, sets the scene for Professor May’s invitation to walk the streets of Melbourne, imagine the everyday past and see the urban landscape with new eyes. He will discuss the growth and transformation of a great Australian city and the balance between the need for public order and the democratic right to public space.

As a social historian, Professor May has published widely on the social experience and cultures of the Australian city - including Melbourne Street Life (1998), Espresso! Melbourne coffee stories (2001) and The Encyclopedia of Melbourne (2005). He is the Historian member on the Victorian Heritage Council.

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