Public Seminar: Wartime 'Census': The University of Melbourne Social Survey, 1941-43
The University of Melbourne Archives is hosting a free public seminar: "Wartime 'Census': The University of Melbourne Social Survey, 1941-1943". Thursday, 14 June 4pm, Ground Floor Baillieu Library.
Please register here.
The University of Melbourne Social Survey was Australia's largest non-government survey between 1933 and 1946. Led by University economist Wilfred Prest, the survey covered 6500 addresses in suburbs across Melbourne.
The records have been preserved in the University of Melbourne Archives, some of which will be exhibited on the third floor of the Baillieu Library.
Associate Professor John Lack, 'Discovering, Sampling, Coding and Sharing the 1941-43 Social Survey of Melbourne'
Professor Kate Darian Smith, 'The Prest Social Survey, Melbourne Households and the Second World War'
Dr Caitlin Stone, 'The 'Social Survey' in 2012: Presenting the data to today’s researchers'
Contact: Helen McLaughlin
Phone: (03) 9035 4271