The History Teachers’ Association of NSW has released the program and opened registrations for their 2017 State Conference, to be held at the University of Sydney on 28 and 29 July 2017.
The conference, themed New Syllabuses, New Opportunities, boasts an array of historians and educators covering topics from “Flipping the History Classroom,” “Pompeii & Herculaneum: Teaching the Living Cities” and “Big History Project: Developing Student’s Critical Reading & Thinking Skills”, to “The view from the cave: Time-travelling in Australian History,” “Serving our Country: Indigenous Military Service” and “Roman Attitudes to Mt Vesuvius: Spartacus to Pliny the Elder.”
The conference also includes a cocktail reception, hosted by the Australian National Maritime Museum. The reception will include a guided tour of the Museum’s ‘Escape from Pompeii’ exhibition, and a viewing of Dirk Hartog’s original plate, just arrived from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
When: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July 2017
Where: Eastern Avenue Complex, University of Sydney
Cost: Varied prices – check the HTANSW conference website for details