Symposium Program

Presenting the Past: A Symposium on History and the Media

Symposium Program (download here)

Participant List (download here)Sam Hood broadcast

Tuesday 10 September

9.00am Registration

9.15 Welcome

Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley, Director, Centre for Media History, Macquarie University

9.30 – 11.00am Broadcasting Panel

Joseph Maxwell, Phil Craig, Marry-Ellen Mullane, Michelle Rayner

Chair: Clare Wright

11.00 – 11.30am Morning Tea

11.30 – 1.00pm Television Panel

Alan Erson, Alex West, Alice Ford, Lucy McLaren

Chair: Michelle Arrow

1.00pm- 2.00pm Lunch + showreels and sizzlers

2.00pm – 4.30pm Masterclasses – register for one

Masterclass 1: Presenting

Mentors: Chris Masters, Iain McCalman, Mike Bluett, Lucy Maclaren Facilitator: Clare Wright

Masterclass 2: Pitching

Mentors: Alex West, Michelle Rayner,  Facilitator: Tanya Evans

Masterclass 3: Public Writing

Mentors: Ray Cassin, Frank Bongiorno, Phillipa McGuinness, Mark Hearn

Facilitator: Michelle Arrow

4.30-5.30pm Wrap-up and presentations from workshops

5.00-6.00pm Drinks and Book Launch – Australian History Now edited by Paul Ashton and Anna Clark, to be launched by Professor Mary Spongberg

6.00-8.00pm Annual History Lecture (ticket to be purchased separately), The Mint, Macquarie St, Sydney

Chris Masters: The Battlelines of News and History

Wednesday 11 September 

9.00am-10.00am Keynote: Professor Ann Curthoys

Chair: Tanya Evans

10.00am -10.30am Morning Tea

10.30 -11.45 Social and Digital Media Panel

Yvonne Perkins, Katrina Gulliver, Dave Earl, Lisa Murray
Chair: Sunanda Creagh

11.45 – 1.00pm Radio Panel

Greg Appel, Siobhan McHugh, Catherine Freyne, Michelle Arrow
Chair: Michelle Rayner

1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch

2.00pm-3.00pm Crossing Over

Rachel Landers Tom Murray Clare Wright Alex McDermott Chair: Alex West

3.00pm – 4.30pm What is the Future for Presenting the Past?

Iain McCalman Mark Hamlyn Phillipa McGuinness Ray Cassin Chair: Ann Curthoys


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