Stones of Melbourne

  • Harper, L. (Contributor)
  • Georgia Nowak (Contributor)
  • Stephanie Trigg (Director)
  • Tim Edensor (Director)

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar


A one-day workshop exploring the archaeological, architectural, heritage and affective resonance of the stones of Melbourne, in quarrying, social histories, architecture, art and design, in the past, present and future of Melbourne.
The workshop is convened by Tim Edensor (Geography, University of Melbourne; and School of Science and the Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University) and Stephanie Trigg (School of Culture and Communication and the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, University of Melbourne).
Presenters include: Tim Edensor, Stephanie Trigg, Matthew Churchward, Rob King, John Malempre, Laura Harper, Susan Walter, Victoria Kolaniewicz, Celestina Sagazio, James Lesh, Georgia Nowak, Eugene Perepletchikov, Marita Dyson and Stuart Flanagan (The Orbweavers). A light lunch will be provided.
Period8 Mar 2019
Held atUniversity of Melbourne, Australia, Victoria
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • bluestone
  • geology
  • materiality
  • architecture
  • heritage
  • quarrying