Category Archives: February 2018

Call for papers – the Archaeology of War

2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and the end of a four-year round of commemorative and other historical events associated with 1914–1918. On 22-23 June 2018 the Australian National Maritime Museum will host a conference that aims to investigate the relationships between public remembrance and archaeology. The conference will…
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Lecture and Exhibition Opening

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland invites members of PHA Qld to a special lecture and exhibition opening concentrating on shipwrecks in Queensland. Please join PHA Qld member Professor John Pearn AM for an enlightening lecture on the wreck and rescue of the Royal Charlotte, Queensland's first shipwreck, followed by the official opening of The Appalling…
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Marking Time: Professional Historians Association National Conference 2018

Professional Historians Association National Conference Sydney 30 – 31 August 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS Professional historians record the history of places with direct connections to the public: in parks, on monuments, at exhibitions, in archives and publications. 2018 is the culmination of the four-year long commemoration of World War I and therefore a fitting time…
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1987 Cabinet minutes released

As a part of the Queensland Government's administrative release period, the 1987 cabinet minutes have been digitised for public access through the Queensland State Archives. The minutes reveal new information about the final year of Joh Bjelke-Petersen's career as Premier of Queensland, as well as a host of other material. To access the data, please…
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SLQ Queensland Memory Awards 2018

The State Library of Queensland's Queensland Memory Awards are now open for nominations. Please follow this link to learn details about the various awards offered in 2018, and the application methods. Applications are due by 21 March 2018, and an information session is being held on 2 March 2018.
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