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Australian Television and Popular Memory: New Approaches to the Cultural History of the Media in the Project of Nation-building

Grant


Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project will generate a series of collaborative accounts of television's role in Australia's culturalhistory. Establishing a unique archive of research materials derived from interviews, oral histories,memorabilia, pUblished materials, cultural institutions, fans and online sources, the project will constructhistories of Australian television from the point of view of those who have made and consume it, in order to describe and understand the part that television has played in the popular experience of a national culture.Its outcomes will include several co-authored books, academic articles, symposia and an interactive web-based data base.

Date/time Interval


  • 2008

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP0879596

Local Award Id


  • 101839

Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project will generate a series of collaborative accounts of television's role in Australia's culturalhistory. Establishing a unique archive of research materials derived from interviews, oral histories,memorabilia, pUblished materials, cultural institutions, fans and online sources, the project will constructhistories of Australian television from the point of view of those who have made and consume it, in order to describe and understand the part that television has played in the popular experience of a national culture.Its outcomes will include several co-authored books, academic articles, symposia and an interactive web-based data base.

Date/time Interval


  • 2008

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP0879596

Local Award Id


  • 101839