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Culture & War

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Darian-Smith, K and McKew, M and Green, C and van Wyk, S, Culture & War, ANZAC Centenary Lectures, 22 July 2015, University of Melbourne (2015) [Plenary Presentation]

Official URL: http://events.unimelb.edu.au/events/4998-culture-w...

Abstract

The First World War brought great social and cultural changes to Australia. The experience of soldiers travelling internationally, the national mobilisation, the grief and loss. This forum will discuss the way in which these changes are revealed in the artwork of the period, and how art informs our understanding of the emerging Australian culture.

This discussion will draw on the exhibition Follow the Flag: Australian Artists at War showing at NGV Australia from 24 Apr 2015 16 Aug 2015

This event is part of the University of Melbourne ANZAC Centenary Lectures, presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria.

Item Details

Item Type:Plenary Presentation
Keywords:history, Australia, ANZAC
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Darian-Smith, K (Professor Kate Darian-Smith)
ID Code:125754
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2018-05-03
Last Modified:2018-05-03
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