This talk introduces historians of all kinds to the possibilities and pitfalls of ‘making memories’ or doing oral history interviews with people about their experiences of the past. It asks why oral histories matter as an historical source, and explores the various ways in which they can be used.
Join Carol Liston, Christine Yeats, Noeline Kyle and Joy Hughes as they explore topics from women’s history and techniques for researching women in history. A detailed program will be posted on the SAG website when available.
This seminar will explore the history of psychiatric care in NSW and provide insights into changing attitudes towards mental illness and its treatment.
Join RAHS Vice President Christine Yeats, Treasurer Dr Katherine Reynolds and Ralph Sanderson from the National Library of Australia for Shoalhaven Family History Society’s seminar on family history. Programme 10:00am – Dr Katherine Renyolds, female convicts 11:00am – Morning tea 11:30am – Christine Yeats, Trove and simple search 12:30pm – Lunch 1:30pm – Ralph Sanderson, DNA & Family History Date and time: Saturday 24 February, 10:00am – 3:00pm Venue: C.W.A. rooms, 39 Berry Street, Nowra 2541 NSW Cost: $25.00 Click here to view full … Read More
Maitland & District Historical Society in conjunction with the Royal Australian Historical Society present Caring for Local and Community Archives. Join RAHS Vice President, Christine Yeats as she discusses storage, collection policies, arranging and describing collections, preservation and access policies. For those involved in community history or family history – this seminar is not to be missed. Programme 10:30am – Welcome and introduction 11:00am – Caring for local and community archives presented by Christine Yeats 12:30pm – Lunch 1:15pm – Making the best use … Read More