Symposium: World War 1, the Universities and the Professions

Symposium: World War 1, the Universities and the Professions

  The symposium, World War One, Universities and the Professions, was held on 12 & 13 October 2017  at the University of Melbourne. Bringing together a group of academics, each examining a different profession. Presentations were grouped into five sessions: The Arts: Design, Music and Writing Teaching, Languages and the Law Medical Sciences Science and Technology Government, Accounting and Anthropology Themes explored included: the impact of […]

Symposium: Social & Cultural Experience of WWI

Symposium: Social & Cultural Experience of WWI

  The Social and Cultural Experience of World War I : Symposium at the University of Melbourne, 11 May 2016 The photographs, writings and ephemera assembled in the exhibition Somewhere in France:Australians on the Western Front reveal individual connections and personal experiences of individuals on the Western Front.These glimpses convey the diverse motivations and interests of those engaged in the war, and hint at the changes that war made on individuals and society […]