Seminar: Heritage preservation, urban transformation and everyday life in the twentieth-century Australian city.

Seminar: 10 am. Thursday 14 June 2018, 363 Arts West , University of Melbourne This thesis offers a fresh global urban history of the Australian city, its heritage places, and the preservationists who shaped those places. Twentieth-century Australian urban preservationists – such as architects and planners, heritage consultants and regulators, boosters and policymakers, and activists and everyday people – valued and sought to safeguard many kinds of urban landscapes, comprising buildings, streets, precincts and suburbs and invoking communities, histories, memories and stories.

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