Category Archives: May 2018

Members Work: Mapping Brisbane History

30 April 2018 marked the close of the Brisbane City Council Funded Final (Third) Stage of the Mapping Brisbane History (MBH) Project. The commitment made by our team continues as we are seeing the MBH Project as an ongoing project, and there will be another large upload of more sites and revisions before the end of…
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Seminar: Moreton Bay History

On Wednesday 16 May, the Moreton Bay History Seminar returns, celebrating the diverse history of the Moreton Bay Region. Ray Kerkhove explores the history and traditions of Aboriginal peoples in our district, bringing to life the long Indigenous history of our region. Peter Ludlow focuses on the fascinating characters who have called the region home, stitching together…
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New Publication: Training, Teaching and Turmoil

The Brisbane History Group is proud to launch their 27th papers Brisbane: Training, Teaching and Turmoil - Tertiary Education 1825-2018. Featuring essays from leading PHA members including Helen Gregory, Bill Metcalf, and John Pearn, this illustrated volume traces the history of tertiary education in Brisbane. The book will be launched on Saturday 19 May at the Then there…
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Seminar: Then there were Universities

The Brisbane History Group presents a seminar on the history of Tertiary Education in Brisbane. Then there were Universities will be presented at The Oculus Room, Mercy Building, The Australian Catholic University, 110 Nudgee Road, Banyo on Saturday 19 May 2018. 12.45 Registration and book sales 13.15 Welcome to ACU by Jim Nyland 13.25 Bill Metcalf: Evolution of…
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Marking Time: 2018 PHA National Conference

MARKING TIME Professional Historians Association National Conference Sydney 30 – 31 August 2018 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 to…
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