Launch of the book – Fitzroy People together with Rose Chong and her troupe
October 19th at 7pm
Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Celebrate with members of Fitzroy History Society the launch of our book
The book is a culmination of 12 months’ work by members of the Fitzroy History Society, who have researched individuals that lived and worked in Fitzroy. The evening will bring to life some of the stories about these amazing, ordinary people through the help of Rose Chong and her troupe of actors.
The event is free. Please use link below to book –>>
Starts at 6.30pm Venue: The Rose Hotel. (Upstairs) 406 Napier Street. FitzroyDuration approx.1hr Dinner post AGM is optional
GUEST SPEAKER: JO BUCKLE Jo has lived in Fitzroy for over 20 years and has recently been researching ‘personalities of Fitzroy’: interesting but not famous people. Jo will talk about her fascinating journey starting with female doctors and ending with Chinese herbalists.
All committee positions will be available for nomination. If you would like to nominate, please contact welcome all to attend. Last year we had over 60 people.
Dr Amanda Scardamaglia is the recipient of the Victorian Premier’s History Award in 2020 for her book Printed on Stone: The Lithographs of Charles Troedel and will speak about the master printer and lithographer, and the face behind the production of most of Australia’s early advertising posters, product labels, and other print ephemera, as well as the iconic Melbourne Album.
Dr Amanda Scardamaglia is an Associate Professor and Department Chair at Swinburne Law School. Amanda completed her LLB (Hons) and BA at The University of Melbourne before being admitted to practice as an Australian Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of Victoria. She has also completed her PhD in Law at The University of Melbourne. Her area of research is intellectual property law with a special focus on empirical and historical studies in trade mark law, branding, advertising and the consumer. Amanda was a State Library of Victoria Creative Fellow in 2015-2016 and was awarded a residential fellowship at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management at Bournemouth University in 2017. She is author of the book Colonial Australian Trade Mark Law(Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015). Her second book, Printed on Stone: The Lithographs of Charles Troedel (Melbourne Books, 2020) was awarded the Victorian Premier’s History Award in 2020.