Sue Silberberg is a historian, curator and arts administrator who also studied at the International Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Material (ICCROM), an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage worldwide. She holds a doctorate in History from the University of Melbourne, where she has been a research fellow at the eScholarship Research Centre.

In her book chat, Sue Silberberg explores the cultural diversity that made up colonial Melbourne. Sue gives a new slant to Melbourne’s development and connects Melbourne Jewry into wider historical themes and experiences such as space and place, urbanisation, imperial networks and diaspora.