Join authors Michael Duffy and Nick Hordern on June 5 at Paddington Library for a talk about their recently published book ‘World War Noir: Sydney’s unpatriotic war’ (NewSouth). This talk will delve into the raw and broad-ranging history that confounds expectations, revealing a grittier truth of “patriotic” Australia during WWI.
This collaborative workshop accompanies the State Library’s exhibition Dead Central, and considers the emotional, embodied and creative ways we experience the past. Co-sponsored by the Macquarie University node of the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions, the Centre for Applied History, Macquarie University, and the State Library of New South Wales.
Call for Papers | Flinders University | Symposium: Histories of fascism and anti-fascism in Australasia
Calling all scholars, activists, PhD, early career and established researchers to submit papers to a symposium on the histories of fascism and anti-fascism in Australasia (1920s-present). Presented by Flinders University on 2 December 2019.
‘The Queen’s Album’ is a NSW State Archives exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. Featuring images from an 1882 album gifted to the Queen by the people of NSW, reproduced from original glass plate negatives sourced from the State Archives Collection.