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Seamus O'Hanlon

Seamus O’Hanlon is one of Australia’s leading urban historians and combines his academic career teaching contemporary and urban history at Monash University with a strong commitment to public outreach and community engagement. He has acted as an advisor on exhibitions on the history of Melbourne for Museum Victoria, the history of shopping for the State Library of Victoria, and the history of clothing manufacturing and the suburb of St Kilda for the Jewish Museum of Australia and Heritage Victoria. Seamus is a regular contributor to ABC local and national radio as well as community radio station 3RRR. His previous books include Together Apart, Go Melbourne, Melbourne Remade and Federation Square Melbourne: The first ten years.

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City Life
September 2018
'Our cities are changing fast. Seamus' O'Hanlon tells us how and why, with a keen historian's eye for both the big picture and the local scene. An indispensable guide to the contemporary Australian city.' —  Professor Graeme Davison