Dr Imogen Wegman is currently based at the University of Tasmania as a historical researcher on several different projects. As a project officer on the 'Restoring Dignity: Networked Knowledge for Repatriation Communities’ (led by the National Centre for Indigenous Studies at the Australian National University), she is involved in understanding nineteenth-century anthropologist and collector networks.
Imogen completed her PhD, using GIS to examine colonial Tasmanian land granting practices and patterns, at the University of Tasmania. She holds an MA in Landscape History from the University of East Anglia. Her dissertation explained the phenomenon known as 'common-edge drift' - the movement of village buildings away from the church to the common edges in the Medieval period. Previously she completed her BA LLB (history and German) at the University of Tasmania.
Imogen has a passion for public history, and has extensive experience in speaking to audiences of all backgrounds. She's run workshops for school students, works part-time as a tour guide, regularly presents to academic and general groups, and is a co-founder of Hobart's Pint of History events.