The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA) are proud to present a new collaborative lecture series, Great Australians You’ve Never Heard Of, that will look at the lives of Australians who have not received the recognition they deserve.
The next Sydney Mechanic’s School of the Arts Glamorous Paris talk will feature Walter Mason who will chart the fascinating life of the French icon, Jean Cocteau on Wed 11 July.
Come along to the next Sydney Mechanic’s School of the Arts lunchtime lecture to hear Patrick Dodd tell the story of the Parramatta Female Factory to celebrate it’s 200 year anniversary on Thursday 5 July.
The next Sydney Mechanic’s School of the Arts lunchtime talk will feature author Peter Rees who will discuss the fascinating history of Australia’s first Aboriginal fighter pilot on Tue 3 July.
The Independent Scholars Association of Australia (NSW Chapter) in collaboration with the State Library of NSW will be holding their Annual Seminar on July 21 from 12.15 – 4.30pm which will examine the legacy of the Women’s Legal Status Act (1918).