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Kay Dreyfus

Kay Dreyfus is an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of History (SOPHIS), Monash University. Her background is in musicology and history and she holds doctorates in both areas. As curator of the Grainger Museum (Melbourne), she edited The Farthest North of Humanness, Letters of Percy Grainger 1901–1914 (1985). She is particularly interested in everyday musical experience in Australia, and her publications include Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of Australia’s All-Girl Bands and Orchestras to the End of the Second World War (1999) and a biography of the Australian violinist Alma Moodie (Die Geige War ihr Leben: Drei Frauen im Portrait, 2000).

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Personal Politics Launch at Qtopia Sydney

Qtopia 301 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia

Personal Politics: Gender, Sexuality and the Making of Australian Citizenship (Monash University Publishing) is a ground-breaking history of feminist and LGBTIQ+ activism in Australia. Activists in the 1970s hoped that by...

Satyajit Das in conversation with Cassie McCullagh (Sydney)

The Royal Oak Balmain 36 College St, Balmain, NSW, Australia

Wild Quests provides an unprecedented inside perspective for avid travellers, ecotourists, environmentalists or readers interested in our natural world. It combines travelogue, history and science to provide a significant and timely...

$16.75

Ideology isn’t everything – Words in Winter (VIC)

Ideology isn't everything: there's love, blood and stoushes galore associated with ideologies wherever and whenever you look. This session will delve into Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo's memoir, Tom O'Callaghan's journalism research...

$20
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