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History in July 2018
Tuesday 17 July 2018, 6-9pm
Location: History House

Guest speaker:  Shirleen Robinson

Please RSVP hereTickets are $10 on the door

History in July is the Professional Historians of NSW & ACT’s traditional mid-winter get together. Held in the wonderful rooms of the RAHS History House, History in July is a chance for PHA members and history and heritage industry colleagues to network, keep up with the latest work in the field and catch up over a glass of wine and a light meal.

History in July is the Professional Historians of NSW & ACT’s traditional mid-winter get together. Held in the wonderful rooms of the RAHS History House, History in July is a chance for PHA members and history and heritage industry colleagues to network, keep up with the latest work in the field and catch up over a glass of wine and a light meal.

Dr Shirleene Robinson is an historian and Associate Professor at Macquarie University. She is passionate about oral history and particularly its potential to further illuminate histories of LGBTIQ people and their contribution to our society. She has published many books, including Something like slavery? Queensland’s Aboriginal child workers, 1842-1945 and the co-authored, Gay and Lesbian, Then and Now: Australian Stories from a Social Revolution. She is also the President of Sydney’s Pride History Group and of Oral History New South Wales. In 2017, the Conversation named Shirleene as one of Australia’s top fifty thinkers.

Dr Shirleene Robinson

The 2016 Public History Prize will also be awarded on the evening, which is an annual prize awarded to a student engaged with the field and practice of public history.

Join us for a fun filled evening of wine, food, and fabulous conversations!

 

AGM NSW & ACT 2018
Thursday 30 August 2018, 5-5.30pm
Location: State Library of NSW