Minna Minna Muhlen-Schulte

Minna Muhlen-Schulte

PHA NSW Accreditation



Minna Muhlen-Schulte is a historian at GML Heritage. She was the recipient of the Berry Family Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria and has worked on a range of history projects for community organisations, local and state government including the Third Quarantine Cemetery, Victorian War Heritage Inventory,  Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) and Mallee Aboriginal District Services. In 2014, Minna developed a program on the life and work of Clarice Beckett for ABC Radio National’s Hindsight Program and in 2017 produced Crossing Enemy Lines for ABC Radio National's Earshot Program.

Minna has a BA (Hons I) in English Literature and Art Theory from University of NSW (2009) and a Masters in Public History from Monash University (2014).


Area of Expertise

Public and community history projects, war heritage, 20th century German-Australian migrant history.

Publications/Past Work



Muhlen-Schulte, M 2017, ‘Vergangenheitsbewältigung: struggle to come to terms with the past’, La Trobe Journal, No. 99, pp 108–123.

Radio, Podcasts, Presentations

Producer, Crossing Enemy Lines, radio feature documentary for ABC Radio National’s Earshot program on German-Australian history and memory, broadcast 25 April 2017

Author in Conversation, panel discussion, State Library Victoria, 21 March 2017

Creative Conversations: Crossing Enemy Lines, State Library Victoria, 24 September 2015

Producer, Between Sea and Sky, radio feature documentary for ABC Radio National’s Hindsight program on the life and work of Victorian artist Clarice Beckett, broadcast 17 August 2014

Emerging Historian's TalkProfessional Historians Association of Victoria and Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 21 July 2015


Curatorial Team: research and interpretive text for multimedia displays at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, 2013

Community Histories and Research

Research and writer, Victorian War Heritage Inventory, Veteran's Unit and Heritage Victoria, 2010

Online copy and transcript editor for the online history project Veteran’s Digital Stories 'In Our Words', Veteran's Unit, Shrine of Remembrance and Australian Centre for the Moving Image, 2011

Professional historian researching individuals for   Surveyor General's Office of Victoria, 2011

Professional historian, Interpretive Framework (thematic overlay, signage and public art), Mildura Riverfront Redevelopment, Mildura Rural City Council, 2013-2014

Professional historian, Celebrating Mildura's Aboriginal Culture, Mallee Aboriginal District Services, 2014