In this seminar, hear Lyndon Lockrey speak about the life and times of Edward ‘Ned’ Trickett, Australia’s first world champion in any sport.
The University of New England’s Russel Ward Lecture is delivered in History Week by Prof. Hamish Maxwell-Stuart on convict contributions to Australia.
This History Week, visit four local cemeteries and hear stories of pioneers buried many years ago with The Oaks Historical Society Inc.
Professor Lauren Benton of Vanderbilt University will explore the historical significance of ‘small wars’ from the early modern period to the present.
This History Week, Melissa Holmes explores the process and progress of life and death for women in the early days of the colony of New South Wales.