Dr Lisa Murray is the City Historian at City of Sydney Council. Lisa is passionate about making history accessible to the public. She writes books, devises walking tours, curates exhibitions, develops websites, fosters community engagement with and speaks regularly on Sydney's history. She is the Chair of the Dictionary of Sydney, an ambitious digital history project about Greater Sydney, a Councillor of the History Council of NSW, and a Member of the Professional Historians' Association. Her research interests include the intersection between urban, local and family histories; history and the digital humanities; cultural mapping of Aboriginal history sites; cemeteries, cultural landscapes and memory; music in Sydney; and Sydney cookery books. She is currently writing a history of Redfern, Alexandria and Waterloo.
After her talk in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Lisa Murray chats with Tim Brunero about Sydney and archeology.
Lisa Murray argues for the preservation of our digital records and that they are more fragile than paper records. Dr Lisa Murray is the City Historian at City of...