Events

Beyond the Digital Horizon: Trove, Libraries and Archives

Beyond the Digital Horizon: Trove, Libraries and Archives

2024 Central Coast Regional Seminar Beyond the Digital Horizon: Trove, Libraries and Archives Saturday, 2 March 2024, 10 am to 3.30 pm Gosford City Lions Community Hall, East Gosford The RAHS is pleased to share that we will be returning to Gosford in March to stage another regional seminar with the Central Coast Family History Society. Last year’s seminar was such a success, we just had to go back with a new program. The focus of the 2024 seminar will be ways to research ‘beyond the digital...

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Unveiling the Untold: Crafting Compelling Local Histories

Unveiling the Untold: Crafting Compelling Local Histories

Western Sydney Regional Seminar Unveiling the Untold: Crafting Compelling Local Histories Saturday, 18 November 2023, 10 am to 3 pm Western Sydney Records Centre, 161 O'Connell St, Kingswood NSW Are you eager to dive into the fascinating world of local history research? Do you want to uncover untold stories and shed light on the past of your community? If so, join us for this seminar on researching and writing compelling local histories. In this joint seminar with the Museums of History NSW at...

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Preserving Treasured Legacies: A Workshop on Gathering Family Memories

Preserving Treasured Legacies: A Workshop on Gathering Family Memories

Preserving Treasured Legacies: A Workshop on Gathering Family Memories This workshop will guide you through discovering, collecting, and preserving the invaluable stories and experiences of your family’s history and heritage. Our speakers will share their knowledge, techniques, and practical tips to help you embark on a fulfilling journey of preserving your family’s legacy. There will be tips on the following: Conducting meaningful interviews with your family members. Methods and mediums for...

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New Members Evening – Scandal From Our Past

New Members Evening – Scandal From Our Past

New Members' Evening: Scandals From Our Past Wednesday, 11 October, 6.00 – 7.30 pm, online via Zoom Join us for a New Members' Evening with a difference. We will present a series of short, light-hearted talks on scandals from our past. Prepare to chuckle as we explore the quirky and amusing side of history. The Curious Case of the Amorous Dentist: A Victorian Style Melodrama Judith Dunn will present an exciting story, full of melodrama and unbelievable twists and turns. The dentist was a...

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2023 RAHS Conference – Featured Session: Stories from the Riverina

2023 RAHS Conference – Featured Session: Stories from the Riverina

2023 RAHS Conference: Featured Session Local and Community Histories: Stories from the Riverina Wagga RSL Club, 21-22 October 2023 Bookings are open for the 2023 RAHS Conference in Wagga Wagga. Book now to save up to $15 on your tickets. In this blog post, we take a closer look at our Session B speakers, who will share local histories that will deepen our understanding of the Riverina Region. In 1865, Wagga butcher Tom Castro stepped across the threshold of his shop and into the history books....

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Call for Papers: Public Sport History and Community Sport

Call for Papers: Public Sport History and Community Sport

Symposium by the Centre for Applied History Tuesday, 5 December 2023, Macquarie University Hybrid face-to-face and online event This symposium will explore intersections between Public Sport History and Community Sport. It provides an opportunity for reflection on scholarship that these topics have generated in recent years and for collaborative discussion about current projects and the state of the field today. For the purposes of the event, we are defining Public Sport History broadly as the...

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ICOMOS General Assembly 2023

ICOMOS General Assembly 2023

ICOMOS General Assembly 2023 The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places. The members of ICOMOS contribute to improving the preservation of heritage, the standards and the techniques for each type of cultural heritage property: buildings, historic cities, cultural landscapes and archaeological sites. Australia ICOMOS was formed in 1976 as a national committee of ICOMOS and its mission is to lead cultural...

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2023 RAHS Conference – Featured Session: Voices from the Past

2023 RAHS Conference – Featured Session: Voices from the Past

2023 RAHS Conference: Featured Session Local and Community Histories: Voices from the Past Wagga RSL Club, 21-22 October 2023 Bookings are now open for the 2023 RAHS Conference, with discounted early bird prices available until 15 September. The conference will be held on 21–22 October at the Wagga Wagga RSL Club. In this blog post, we look at how oral histories can provide unique perspectives on the past, with our speakers in Session E discussing how to conduct and use oral histories in your...

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The 2023 Lesley Muir Address

The 2023 Lesley Muir Address

The 2023 Lesley Muir Address Looking for ways ahead: A local response from Albury-Wodonga The 2023 Lesley Muir Address will be presented during the 2023 RAHS Conference at Wagga Wagga by Adjunct Associate Professor Bruce Pennay OAM. Participants at a conference themed The Way Ahead come with hopes of pondering the ways ahead for their work and that of their historical societies. This talk will be a picture-led analysis of how one local history society is feeling its way ahead. It is inspired...

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Call for Papers: Performing Arts Heritage Network Working Group

Call for Papers: Performing Arts Heritage Network Working Group

Archives, Artists & Absences Kaurna Country, Adelaide 27 November 2023 The Performing Arts Heritage Network (PAHN) will meet and share 20-minute work-in-progress papers focusing on the intersection of history and heritage in any material, format, genre, or level of society. Proposals should also reflect some engagement with the nature of collection(s), in line with the wider ADSA Conference. We also welcome proposals for panel discussions. PAHN invites abstracts of 250 words responding to...

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