As advancements in technology allow us to revisit and revise our past, what is gained and what is lost? Nick Brodie’s 1787 counters the established narrative of Australian settlement, Tom Griffiths explores our changing understanding of Australian history in The Art of Time Travel and Mark McKenna’s From The Edge uncovers Australia’s forgotten stories. Join them in a discussion with Jürgen Tampke to gain a new perspective on the way we think about the past.
Nick Brodie (Australian)
Nick Brodie is a professional history nerd. Having worked as a history lecturer and field archaeologist, he has brought fresh angles to old tales in 1787: The Lost Chapters of Australia’s Beginnings, Kin: A Real People’s History of Our Nation and The Vandemonian War.
Mark McKenna (Australian)
Mark McKenna is one of Australia's leading historians. A professor of history at the University of Sydney, his books have won several national awards while his essays and commentary appear regularly in The Monthly, Australian Book Review and The Australian. His most recent book is From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories.