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Co-hosted by the North Sydney Council and the History Council of NSW as part of the Gai-mariagal Festival, HCNSW President Dr Stephen Gapps will be giving a talk on the conflict between the Gai-mariagal people and the European settlers which took place on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.
Dr Stephen Gapps is a Sydney-based Historian. He wrote his PhD thesis at UTS in 2003 entitled Performing the Past: A Cultural History of Historical Re-enactments. Initially a lecturer on Public History, Australian History and the History of Colonialism at UTS (1997 to 2003), he is currently a curator at the Australian National Maritime Museum. In 2018 Dr Gapps’s book, The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the Early Colony 1788-1817 was published by New South Books.
When: Thursday, 06 Jun 2019 at 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Where: Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney
Cost: Free, but please reserve your ticket via the Book Now button at the top of this page.
Contact: 9936 8400