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History Lab || exploring the gaps between us and the past ||This series is made in collaboration by the Australian Centre for Public History, Impact Studios at the University of Technology Sydney and media partner 2SER 107.3FMHost Tamson PietschExecutive Producer Emma Lancaster Producers Olivia Rosenman, Julia Carr-Catzel, Zoe FergusonScript Editor and Story Consultant Belinda LopezSupervising producer Sarah MashmanSound design Output MediaDigital Communications Ben VozzoArtwork design Honey Rogue DesignOriginal music composed by Joe Koning and Michael Meme

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History Lab || exploring the gaps between us and the past ||This series is made in collaboration by the Australian Centre for Public History, Impact Studios at the University of Technology Sydney and media partner 2SER 107.3FMHost Tamson PietschExecutive Producer Emma Lancaster Producers Olivia Rosenman, Julia Carr-Catzel, Zoe FergusonScript Editor and Story Consultant Belinda LopezSupervising producer Sarah MashmanSound design Output MediaDigital Communications Ben VozzoArtwork design Honey Rogue DesignOriginal music composed by Joe Koning and Michael Meme

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History Lab

Latest release on Feb 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The Bank, the Sergeant and his bonus

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In 1817, the Bank of New South Wales opened as the first financial institution in the Australian colonies. But when the first customers arrived for the grand opening, they found someone had already made a deposit. Where did the money come from? Our producers, Jason and Nicole, follow the record trail and discover the uncertain foundations of Australia’s first bank.

Nov 27 2018

31mins

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Rank #2: When the Titanic sank in the desert

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In the middle of a mining town in outback Australia, over 400 kilometres from the closest ocean, stands a monument dedicated to the memory of the Titanic.On the surface the story of Broken Hill’s Titanic Memorial can be seen as a simple tale of memory and humanity, one community expressing their sympathy for another.But on closer inspection, the politics of memory starts to unravel and raises questions about the power of remembering and why we do it in the first place.

Jun 27 2018

36mins

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Rank #3: Fishing for answers

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Sydney's iconic Opera House plays host to musicians and dancers, actors and singers. But beneath the notes of their voices, another song echoes across the city’s waters.Indigenous Eora fisherwomen passed down their knowledge through their songs while paddling their canoes, a cooking fire at one end and their kids on their shoulders.Anna Clark and Tamson go looking for the fisherwomen’s world, and discover that, if you listen closely, the past of Sydney Harbour still sings.

Jul 24 2018

36mins

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Rank #4: Invisible hands

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Where do jelly babies come from?Mass-produced things are all around us. But they all start with a single object. In this episode, Olivia goes looking for the patternmakers, whose invisible hands are the original creators of much of the stuff we use every day. They see a world no-one else can see. So why are they disappearing? And what will we lose when they are gone?
Producer: Olivia RosenmanCollaborating historian: Jesse Adams SteinHost: Tamson PietschExecutive Producer: Tom Allinson

Dec 04 2018

35mins

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Rank #5: Bonus episode | The making of History Lab |

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What does it take to make History Lab?
This bonus interlude episode lifts the curtain on all that goes into making history for your ears!
Executive Producer Emma Lancaster steps out from behind the headphones and asks you to listen hard as she and host Tamson Pietsch discover that in the gap between historians and journalists, great things can happen.
The History Lab final episode for Season One 'Fishing for Answers' will be available 25 July 2018.
To find out more about the History Lab pitching process head to https://historylab.net/pitch/

Jul 10 2018

30mins

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