Drawing examples from both teaching and writing, this lecture reflects my interest in history from and about ‘the margins’. With discussions of role-playing and historical re-enactment, a staged encounter from the 1930’s, and a sketch for a new project on male servants and dependency on nineteenth and twentieth century Britain and America, I examine what I regard as one of social history’s most enduring and significant challenges: rendering precarious the superiorities of the present.
All are welcome to attend and light refreshments will be served following the lecture.
Mark Peel's Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Cinema Campus Centre, Building 10, Clayton Campus, Monash University
Please RSVP by 13 November to firstname.lastname@example.org
Institute for Public History
Phone: (03 9902 0116
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