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September 2019

‘Counter Currents – Aboriginal men and Women at the Heart of Empire’ by John Maynard, History Council of New South Wales Annual Lecture 

3 September @ 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street
Sydney, Australia
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In this Annual History Lecture, Professor John Maynard will explore the significant and largely missed movement of Aboriginal people to Britain from the late eighteenth century through to the twenty first century. Through his lecture he will analyse memory and location in an Aboriginal context, far removed from the Australian experience, providing an Indigenous perspective and insight about these journeys, asking the key questions – Why were they there? What were the differences in experiences of these Aboriginal travelers?  Did they…

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