Melbourne Athenaeum Library’s Annual Marcus Clarke Lecture

The Melbourne Athenaeum Library will be hosting its annual Marcus Clarke Lecture on Friday 21 October at 6pm.

This year’s guest speaker will be Professor Stuart Forbes Macintyre AO, FAHA, who will speak about Melbourne in the second half of the 19th century (Marvellous Melbourne as it is often called).

Professor Forbes is an Australian historian and a former Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. He has been voted one of Australia’s most influential historians.

Please contact the Melbourne Athenaeum Library for more information on the event.


Location: Melbourne Athenaeum Library, Level 1, 188 Collins St, Melbourne

Cost: Free but bookings essential -

Enquiry: Bookings -; tel: (03) 9650 3100

Region: Melbourne Date: October 21, 2016 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm