On Friday 6 April, the History Council of NSW presented a masterclass session at the Newcastle Writers Festival 2018 – Making Family and Local Histories Global. Guest speakers Andrew May, Julie McIntyre, Sue Ryan and Nancy Cushing shared their skills and experience in connecting family and local histories with current issues and audiences.

In case you missed the event, History Council of NSW Programs Officer, Amy Way, has taken detailed notes from the event which can be downloaded here (pdf 173KB) or at the link below.

The History Council would like to thank the panel for their fabulous presentations, and the organisers at the Newcastle Writers Festival for a successful session. The History Council would also like to thank the School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle for supporting the session as well as Create NSW.

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