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Australian Lives : An Intimate History

This special event is presented to you by the History Council of South Australia, in conjunction with Oral History Australia SA/NT Branch.

It will feature:

  • the launch of the book by President of the History Council of SA, Professor Peter Monteath, and Dr David Sweet, Secretary of Oral History Australia
  • a discussion between Australian Generations interviewer Dr Karen George and interviewee Michelle Cripps about what it was like to create Michelle’s life story interview
  • author Anisa Puri talking about the delights and challenges of making a book based on 1221 hours of life history interviews
  • wine and nibbles
  • copies of the paperback available for purchase – cash only sale on the day.
Bookings essential through Eventbrite
 

 

FEATURED EVENTS

  • Doing History

    Monday 7 August 5.30-7.30
    Free
    Bronwyn Halliday Learning Studio
    State Library SA

    School students, history teachers, and community groups coming together to ‘do history’. What’s new? What’s next?

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  • Whalers in South Australia : History, archaeology and culture contact

    Friday 11 August 6pm-8pm
    Victor Harbor Library
    Free
    Bringing together historical and archaeological perspectives, this lecture treads challenging ground between cultural contact and nineteenth-century labour relations, unravelling what it meant to be a useful and productive whaler in 1830s South Australia, and how whaling may have affected Ngarrindjeri/Ramindjeri cultural traditions.

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  • Australian Lives : An Intimate History

    Saturday 9 September 4.30pm-6pm
    Hetzel Lecture Theatre, State Library of SA
    Free
    This special event is presented to you by the History Council of South Australia, in conjunction with Oral History Australia SA/NT Branch.

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  • Nominations for Wakefield Companion to SA History Essay Prize

    Nominations must be received by 5pm Friday 15 December 2017.

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