The Transnational and Global Modern History Seminar and the Triangle Global British History Seminar cordially invite you to attend a joint meeting with Marilyn Lake of the University of Melbourne.
Lake grew up in Tasmania, where she completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees in history. Lake moved to Melbourne in 1976 and enrolled in a doctorate degree program in history at Monash University. Lake subsequently held academic positions at Monash University, The University of Melbourne and La Trobe University, where she also served as associate dean of research and was appointed the Charles La Trobe Professor in History in 2010. Lake held visiting professorial fellowships at Stockholm University, ANU, the University of Sydney, the University of Western Australia and the University of Maryland. Between 2001 and 2002 she held the chair in Australian studies at Harvard University. In the last ten years, Lake has mainly been in research positions supported by two ARC Australian Professorial Fellowships.