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History and the Hill | APH Conference 2019

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Deakin Downtown

727 Collins Street

#tower 2 level 12

Melbourne, VIC 3008

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The second annual Australian Policy and History ‘History and the Hill’ Conference is designed for both policy practitioners and historians. In a series of historical case studies, the conference will disseminate expert knowledge about the historical background to pressing issues of public policy. Practical workshops with leading public servants, journalists, historians, writers and commentators will equip historians with skills to communicate their expertise to the policy community.

The conference will commence on Wednesday 12 June at 6pm with the Australian Policy and History Public Lecture to be given by Professor Graeme Davison. This lecture will be held at the Forum Theatre, Arts West North Wing, University of Melbourne (https://maps.unimelb.edu.au/parkville/building/148a/153).


Other speakers will include Katharine Murphy, James Button, Dr Peter Shergold and Terry Moran (both former secretaries of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet), Professor Judith Brett, Professor James Walter, Professor Stuart Macintyre, Professor Shurlee Swain, Professor Ann McGrath, Professor Frank Bongiorno, Professor David Lowe, Professor Peter Edwards, Professor Alistair Thomson, Professor John Murphy, Professor Matthew Ricketson, Associate Professor Andrea Gaynor, Associate Professor Clare Wright, Associate Professor Kate McGregor, Associate Professor Michelle Arrow, Associate Professor Noah Riseman, Associate Professor Gwenda Tavan, Dr Nell Musgrove, Dr Joanna Cruickshank, Dr Ruth Morgan, Dr Carla Pascoe Leahy, Dr Lyndon Megarrity, Dr Carolyn Holbrook, Dr Benjamin T. Jones, Dr Julie Suares, Daniel May, Deborah Nance and Brad Underhill. Areas of focus will include refugee policy, environment policy, child welfare, parenting policy, diplomacy and foreign aid. A program is available at the APH website.

A number of ticket options are available:

  • Australian Policy and History Public Lecture on 12 June (free)

  • History & Policy Workshop and Lunch on 13 June (paid)

  • Academic Expertise & Fake News Panel on 14 June (free)

  • Full Conference (paid, student rate available)

  • 1 Day Registrations (paid)

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Deakin Downtown

727 Collins Street

#tower 2 level 12

Melbourne, VIC 3008

Australia

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