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Stuff that matters to kids: the heritage of children & childhood

Thursday 28 November 2013, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Entry 3, La Trobe St
Has wheelchair access Has hearing loop

Listen to a lively discussion of what kinds of things have been important to children and how we might preserve and protect those things. Presenters will talk about their experiences researching and collecting examples of children's folklore, childhood memories and the special places of childhood.


  • Dr June Factor, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Carla Pascoe, Research Fellow, University of Melbourne and Honorary Associate, Museum Victoria
  • Sarah Rood, principal historian, Way Back When Consulting Historians