Swedish media history seminar
Two visiting Swedish media historians from Lund University, Dr Patrik Lundell and Dr Andreas Nyblom presented papers entitled, respectively, 'From participation to professionalism: The historiography of the press as a resource and National history', 'Personal objects: On the media and materiality of celebrity culture', at a special CMH seminar on
11 November 2009.
The CMH was a principal sponsor of the Australian Media Traditions Conference 2009
The CMH was a principal sponsor of the Australian Media Traditions Conference 2009, and was acknowledged as such in all promotional literature. CMH Director A/Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley was invited to help open the conference.
Department of Modern History, Histories on Wednesday Seminar Series
Dr Robert Crawford (University of Technology), 'Upholding Whose Values? Australia's Advertising Standards Bodies, 1979-2009'..
Rod Tiffen seminar
Department of Politics and International Relations, Staff Student Seminar Program.
Professor Rod Tiffen (University of Sydney), 'Hawke vs Keating versus Howard vs Costello - News media and party leadership struggles'.
'"A Simple Epic": Gallipoli and the Australian Media' presented by Harvey Broadbent.
'A Simple Epic', these words printed in an Australian newspaper on Anzac Day, 1916, were used to describe Australiaâ€™s and New Zealand's Gallipoli story. In this lecture, Gallipoli author and researcher, Harvey Broadbent, will trace the role of Australian newspapers, books, films and television in moulding Australian perceptions of the Gallipoli Campaign.
- Evening of Thursday 6 August: Gallipoli Memorial Club, Loftus Street.
- Daytime, Thursday 29 October: Royal United Services Institute, 270 Pitt Street. Full text of these talks.
Launch of Australian Media Reception
Launch of Australian Media Reception Histories special issue of Media International Australia, no. 131, edited by CMH members Michelle Arrow, Bridget Griffen-Foley and Marnie Hughes-Warrington.
Ian Hoskins (North Sydney Council Historian)
Ian Hoskins (North Sydney Council Historian): 'Being Ken Burns: Film making and local history in the digital age.'
Presented in association with the Department of Modern History, Macquarie University.