Professor Grace Karskens to present the 2024 June Roughley Memorial Lecture

A photograph of Professor Grace Karskens

Join the Dural and District Historical Society for the 2024 June Roughley Memorial Lecture in August.

Professor Grace Karskens’ highly acclaimed book, People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia, is a history of both the Aboriginal people and the settlers on Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury/Nepean River, from deep time to the nineteenth century.

Grace will also speak about her collaborative work with the Dharug and Darkinjung people of the Real Secret River: a Dyarubbin project.

Event Details:

When: Saturday, 10 August at 2 pm.
Where: The Arcadia Community Centre, 136 Arcadia Road, Arcadia NSW.
Entrance: Free with a gold coin for afternoon tea. Homemade marmalade and jams on sale. A pleasant afternoon in a rural setting. All welcome!
Enquiries: Michael Bell, (02) 9653-1365 or 0466-341-729.

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