52 episodes

Join historians Tamson Pietsch and Anna Clark from the Centre for Public History at the University of Technology Sydney to find out what's going on in Sydney's cultural scene.

Each week they speak to the people in the know from the 'GLAM' sector (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums).

To get in touch with the GLAMcity team - you can email us at glamcity@2ser.com

Executive Producer Season Two: Jason L'Ecuyer
Executive Producer Season One: Emma Lancaster

GLAMcity 2SER 107.3FM

    • Arts

Join historians Tamson Pietsch and Anna Clark from the Centre for Public History at the University of Technology Sydney to find out what's going on in Sydney's cultural scene.

Each week they speak to the people in the know from the 'GLAM' sector (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums).

To get in touch with the GLAMcity team - you can email us at glamcity@2ser.com

Executive Producer Season Two: Jason L'Ecuyer
Executive Producer Season One: Emma Lancaster

    Elena Guest on Restoring Australian Films

    Elena Guest on Restoring Australian Films

    This episode we're joined by Elena Guest, manager of the National Film and Sound Archive Restores progra Chelsea Barnett talks to Elena about the ins and outs of restoring films, the National Film and Sound Archives approach to restoration, and some exciting upcoming films.

    • 29 min
    Ann Curthoys on Creative Histories

    Ann Curthoys on Creative Histories

    This week we speak to the historian Professor Ann Curthoys. Across her more than forty year career, Ann has worked in Indigenous, colonial and women's history. Ann is joined by Kiera Lindsey, to talk about "creative histories"- what the term means, why it's used, and how creativity plays a part in making histories.

    • 35 min
    Jenny Newell on museums and climate change

    Jenny Newell on museums and climate change

    This week on GLAMcity we speak with Jenny Newell, the Australian Museum's Manager of International Collections and Climate Change Projects. We talk about what place cultural institutions have in addressing climate change- and how the Australian Museum is doing its part.

    • 33 min
    Anna Lawrenson and Chiara O'Reilly on Blockbuster Exhibitions

    Anna Lawrenson and Chiara O'Reilly on Blockbuster Exhibitions

    This week we speak to Dr Anna Lawrenson and Dr Chiara O'Reilly about their book- The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition: Blockbusters in Australian Museums and Galleries. Chelsea Barnett chats to Chiara and Anna about these blockbusters, and how they shape, and are shaped by, our cultural institutions.

    • 36 min
    Stephen Gapps on the Sydney Wars

    Stephen Gapps on the Sydney Wars

    This week's guest is Stephen Gapps, a Sydney based historian with an interest in public history and early colonial Sydney. We talk to Stephen about his book The Sydney Wars, and the conflicts between colonists and Sydney people in the city's early years.

    • 33 min
    Paul Irish on Hidden in Plain View

    Paul Irish on Hidden in Plain View

    This episode we speak to Paul Irish, a Sydney based historian and archaeologist. Paul is the author of Hidden In Plain View: The Aboriginal people of coastal Sydney, which explores the history of Aboriginal people in Sydney, and their interactions with early colonists.
    If you have a GLAM idea for something that should be on the show- get in touch! GLAMcity@2ser.com

    • 29 min

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