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March 2019

New GLAM-er: ECR professionals event

14 March @ 3.30 pm - 5.30 pm
UTS Building 10, Level 14, Room 201 (former Fairfax boardroom)

Have you just started out your career in the cultural sector? Or are you thinking that working in the cultural sector might be for you? Come along to our brand new GLAM event, New GLAM-er! You will hear from four rising stars who work in the cultural sector and learn about their work and how they got to where they are today. You will also get a chance to talk to these New GLAM-ers and raise the issues and ideas…

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April 2019

HTANSW 2019 Teaching History Symposium

9 April - 10 April
State Library of New South Wales Sydney, Australia + Google Map

State Library of NSW, 9-10 April 2019 In 2019 HTA will host a unique event for Australian history educators, providing an opportunity for teachers, teacher educators and history scholars to come together to reflect on how we teach history. The Keynote Speaker will be leading British history educator Christine Counsell. Australian teachers and history educators are invited to contribute to the program.  Further information. 

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May 2019

‘Buying Britishness: Consumption and the Construction of Settler Colonial Identities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada,’ Annual Australian, Canadian and, Aotearoa New Zealand Studies Lecture by Dr Felicity Barnes

30 May @ 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm

Hong Kong Baptist University  The Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University will be hosting the inaugural Annual Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies Lecture organised by Jatinder Mann. This lecture will argue consumption played a neglected role in creating identity in Britain’s white settler colonies. In particular, it was crucial to the formation of whiteness and the marginalization of Indigenous cultures. Further information.

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June 2019

‘“All Roads Lead to Hong Kong”: People, City, Empires’, Hong Kong History Project Conference

6 June - 7 June
University of Hong Kong Hong Kong + Google Map

“All Roads Lead to Hong Kong”: People, City, Empires Hong Kong History Project Conference Keynote speaker: Henry Yu, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia Under the auspices of the ‘Hong Kong History Project’, the Departments of History at the University of Bristol and the University of Hong Kong are jointly organizing a two-day international conference at the University of Hong Kong on 6-7 June 2019. Hong Kong has been described as its own cultural-historical place at the…

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July 2019

AHA Conference 2019: ‘Local Communities, Global Networks’

8 July @ 8.00 am - 12 July @ 5.00 pm
University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba, Australia + Google Map

How have the local and the global intersected, inspired and transformed experiences within and from Australia’s history? How do the histories of Indigenous, imperial, migrant and the myriad of other communities and networks inform, contest and shape knowledge about Australia today? The conference theme speaks to the centrality of History for engaging with community and family networks. Constructing livelihoods within an empire and a nation that have had a global reach, local communities have responded in diverse ways. The varieties…

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‘The Revenge of Europe’s Past?’ Australasian Association for European History

15 July @ 9.00 am - 18 July @ 5.00 pm
University of Queensland Brisbane, QLD Australia

50th Anniversary Conference/ 26th Biennial Conference 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Australasian Association for European History, which has held biennial conferences of scholars working in European History from Australia, New Zealand, and further afield internationally since 1969. Recent themes have included Europe’s entanglements with a wider world, and violence in European history. The theme for the next conference is “The Revenge of Europe’s Past?”. After decades of peaceful integration and the spread of liberal…

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October 2019

INTIMATE STORIES, CHALLENGING HISTORIES: 2019 Biennial Conference of Oral History Australia

10 October - 13 October
State Library of Queensland Brisbane, QLD Australia + Google Map

Through oral history recordings, we hear the intimate stories of everyday lives, and we create histories that challenge orthodoxy and speak truth to power. Oral history drills beneath the big histories of state, society and politics, and illuminates ordinary people’s extraordinary lives. In our 40th anniversary year, Oral History Queensland and Oral History Australia, in partnership with State Library Queensland and Queensland Memory, welcome proposals for our 2019 biennial conference in sun-soaked southern Queensland. Oral historians, in a variety of…

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