Going Public: AANZEHN Environmental History Annual Lecture

The Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Environmental History Network invites you to join us for the ‘Going Public: AANZEHN Annual Environmental History Lecture’. This will be our inaugural Annual Environmental History Lecture and our final event for 2022.

Date and time: Tuesday 22 November 2022, 5-6pm AEDT

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The speakers represent the joint prize winners of the Network’s 2022 Public Environmental History Prize: Dr Margaret Cook and Professor Emerita Grace Karskens (on behalf of Grace Karskens, Leanne Mulgo Watson, Erin Wilkins, Jasmine Seymour, Rhiannon Wright and Cindy Laws). (Prize announcement here).

Dr Cook and Em Prof Karskens will discuss their award-winning public-facing environmental history work, with Q&A to follow.

The Lecture will be held online only. Zoom link available to registered attendees; registration available at Eventbrite.

Margaret Cook is a Research Fellow in the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, and a La Trobe University Honorary Research Fellow. Her research interests include natural disasters and water and river histories. She wrote A River a City Problem and is co-author of Cities in a Sunburnt Country.

Grace Karskens is Professor Emerita of History at the University of New South Wales. Her research areas include Australian colonial and cross-cultural history, Aboriginal history and environmental history. Her latest book is the multi-award winning People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia . She is working with Darug people on the collaborative Dyarubbin: The Real Secret River project.

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