MEMBERS WORK: QUEER OBJECTS

A powder puff used in a criminal prosecution; a set of slides from an international holiday; the humble telephone and the not-so-modest Speedo are all put on the spotlight in Queer Objects, a new book edited by Chris Brickell and Judith Collard, published by University of Otago Press in collaboration with Manchester University Press and Rutgers University Press. PHA member…

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QUEENSLAND ATLAS OF RELIGION PhD SCHOLARSHIPS

The Queensland Atlas of Religion (QAR) is an exciting new project based in the University of Queensland’s School of Historical & Philosophical Inquiry (St Lucia campus, Brisbane). The QAR project was awarded ARC Linkage funding this year for three years, and will analyse and document patterns of religious diversity in Queensland presently and in the past. While there is an…

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HARRY GENTLE RESOURCE CENTRE 2019 LECTURE SERIES

On 18 October 2019, Queensland State Archives with the Griffith University Harry Gentle Resource Centre presented a seminar by Dr Annemarie McLaren titled Peopling Place: Transcribing Sources for Brisbane’s Zion Hill Mission. A large audience, including descendants of the founding German missionaries, heard Annemarie discuss some of her initial findings from transcribing pages of documents held in the J D…

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