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Author: James Lesh

Dr James Lesh is an urban historian and Lecturer in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies. His research explores the theory and practice of heritage conservation in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

CFP: European Association for Urban History 2022 Conference

A new Call for Sessions and a new Call for Papers for the EAUH2022 conference to be held in Antwerp (31 August – 3 September 2022) has opened on 1 May 2021 and will run until 30 October 2021. In this way both the already approved EAUH2021 sessions as new research and new researchers get the opportunity to present their findings or plans to their peers at the conference. …

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“CFP: European Association for Urban History 2022 Conference”

Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey

This article was originally published in The Conversation on 11 May 2020. Read the original article. Republished in Foreground, 12 May 2020.

Jack Mundey, who has died at the age of 90, was a pioneer of the Australian heritage movement. As well as contributing to labor and environmental politics, Mundey reconceived of the ways that Australians related to their cities and heritage places.…

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“Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey”

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