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Tune into History Council of NSW lectures anytime, anywhere.

The HCNSW is aiming to supply audio recordings of its seminars and events, where possible.  Below please find our latest recordings.  Please re-visit this page for updates, and check our newsletter for information about new publications.

Kriesler radio display at Embassy Theatre (for “Radio Retailer”). Usherette demonstrates ‘Projectographic’ Kriesler radio, by Sam Hood, courtesy State Library of NSW

Annual History Lecture 2018 – History Week 2018


Warning from the grave: Death, glory and memory in Australian cemeteries

On 4 September 2018, Dr Lisa Murray (City Historian, City of Sydney) delivered the History Council of NSW’s Annual History Lecture as part of History Week. Cemeteries preserve our history and form part of our national heritage. But to truly understand the Australian way of death we must consider the social and economic history of funeral practices.


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