RAHS Seminar at Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre in August

Join us at Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre on Saturday 6th August for the next RAHS seminar. The seminar is only $20 to attend and the program will include: Land Title Records – Associate Professor Carol Liston will provide advice and guidance to assist researchers in accessing and using the historically significant records that Land and Property Information is making available though its SIX Portal – the official source of NSW geospatial information which also provides access to authoritative land … Read More

Dr Charles Bean – Two Day Conference

Charles Bean's Legacy

The Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society (ACSACS) invites you to a two-day conference. This conference examines the life and letters of one of Australia’s leading public intellectuals and most important historians, Dr Charles Bean. This conference examines the life and letters of one of Australia’s leading public intellectuals and most important historians, Dr Charles Bean. Day one features leading Australian scholars considering Bean’s public and private life, and includes a screening and panel discussion of … Read More

HISTORY WITH A DIFFERENCE – NEXT WEEK AT HISTORY HOUSE

Join us next Wednesday 29th June at History House for ‘HISTORY WITH A DIFFERENCE: RESEARCHING AND WRITING THEMATIC HISTORY WITH A LOCAL FOCUS’ Taking a thematic approach, Paul Convy will discuss the history of Lebanese immigration to Australia and the contributions made by the Lebanese, in common with all immigrants to New South Wales, to our local and national cultural landscape. Using the major themes of Lebanese settlement in NSW from the 1880s: migration; commerce and labour; rural and urban … Read More

COMING UP IN JUNE AT HISTORY HOUSE

COMING UP IN JUNE AT HISTORY HOUSE RAHS/WEA Lecture – ‘History with a Difference: Researching and Writing Thematic History with a Local Focus’ Taking a thematic approach, Paul Convy will discuss the history of Lebanese immigration to Australia and the contributions made by the Lebanese, in common with all immigrants to New South Wales, to our local and national cultural landscape. Using the major themes of Lebanese settlement in NSW from the 1880s: migration; commerce and labour; rural and urban … Read More

‘WRITING THE FAMILY SAGA’

As part of a suite of Family History units that The University of Tasmania offers, for the first time in 2016 the university is running a unit entitled Writing the Family Saga, commencing on 27 June and continuing until the 6th August. The unit is fully online and HECS Scholarships are available that cover half of the tuition fees for the unit, meaning that the cost of the unit is $391 in addition to the Student Services and Amenities Fee … Read More

2016 RAHS Winter Calendar of Events released today

The Royal Australian Historical Society is very pleased to announce the release of the RAHS 2016 Winter Calendar of Events. Click here to view the events and make online bookings on the RAHS website. Click here to download a copy of the 2016 RAHS Winter Calendar of Events. We have a program of day and evening lectures to suit many interests, including joint events with Oral History NSW and History Council of NSW plus tours to the Lucy Osborn-Nightingale Foundation … Read More

HISTORY WEEK 2016: NEIGHBOURS

Now in its 19th year, the History Council of NSW’s History Week has become a significant event in the cultural calendar of NSW. HISTORY WEEK 2016: NEIGHBOURS includes stories of individuals, families and communities living near one another and links between adjoining suburbs, regions and countries. The concept of neighbours has shaped imaginations and memories, created identities and has been a source of both conflict and friendship.  Events will be held from 3rd – 11th of September. Click here for … Read More

AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY – September 2016 Conference

‘To and from the Antipodes: Catholic missionaries over two centuries’ The Australian Catholic Historical Society will be holding a conference on Saturday 24 September 2016 at the North Sydney Campus of the Australian Catholic University, with a welcome reception on the evening of Friday 23 September at St John’s College within the grounds of the University of Sydney. The keynote speaker will be Dr Ennio Mantovani, SVD. Dr Mantovani is Lector Emeritus at the Yarra Theological Union and the author … Read More