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Aussie rules football: Its early history, controversies and scandals

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Dr Marc C-Scott, a senior lecturer in screen media at Victoria University. Marc has written numerous articles for online publication including The Conversation, along with both television and radio media interviews.

Professor Robert Pascoe
Robert is a historian who researches, writes and teaches at Victoria University, in the areas World History, immigrant history, local Australian history, and Australian Football. In 1995, Robert produced the first national social history of Australian Football, in a book entitled The Winter Game.

Twitter: @robert.pascoe1VU Website: https://www.vu.edu.au/research/rob-pascoe

(Interview Recorded: Wednesday 10th September, 2019). 

In this episode we speak with Professor Robert Pascoe about the early developments of Aussie rules football, the impact by indigenous Australians, how 24/7 media and social media has changed fan engagement.


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Professor Robert Pascoe
Robert is a historian who researches, writes and teaches at Victoria University, in the areas World History, immigrant history, local Australian history, and Australian Football. In 1995, Robert produced the first national social history of Australian Football, in a book entitled The Winter Game.


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This episode was hosted and produced by Dr Marc C-Scott for VU Research, Victoria University.

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