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The People’s History Series 2013 - Melanie Nolan

The People’s History Series 2013 - Melanie Nolan

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When:

  • Tue 19 Nov ’13, 5:30pm – 6:15pm

Where:

Wellington Museum, 3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Is the 1913 Great Strike still relevant after all these years?

The Great Strike was about local and particular labour issues and was a was a battleground of democracy. Workers and others battled over the shape of New Zealand society and the role of unions in it. These issues are relevant today. Join Melanie Nolan at the Museum of Wellington City & Sea in a talk on the fascinating history of the 1913 Great Strike and it's relevance today.

Melanie Nolan is Professor of History, Director of the National Centre of Biography and General Editor of the Australian Dictionary of Biography in the School of History at the Australian National University (ANU). As general editor she has published the Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18 (2012) and a history of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, The ADB’s Story (2013).

Between the 1st October and 19th November, Museum of Wellington City & Sea and National Library of New Zealand host The People's History Series 2013: Talks and Events Exploring the Lives of Wellington Workers.

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