The events and programs listed on our site are hosted by our diverse membership, including libraries, museums, archives, galleries,
universities, historical societies, professional organisations, community centres and more.
Join independent space historian Kerrie Dougherty for a night of conversation about the challenge President Kennedy set NASA in 1961 to land a man on the Moon and return him safely to Earth by 1970.read more
The History Council of NSW has opened applications for its popular Speaker Connect program for 2018. Apply to speak or to host a speaker now.read more
Join in a vibrant panel discussion of insights into the first fully-Aboriginal-operated circumnavigation of Australia, maintaining cultural legacies, Aboriginal digital mapping and sharing cultural voices through art.read more
A/Prof Tanya Evans will be holding a workshop on the discoveries that have been made about motherhood and mothering practices by family historians at North Sydney Council’s Stanton Library.read more
The State Library of NSW in partnership with the Silent Film Festival are presenting three silent films in June through August.read more
This symposium offers a unique and targeted professional development opportunity, providing a forum to participate in contemporary presentations and workshops, as well as a chance to improve our sector profile and networks.read more
Join The Sydney Pride History Group Decriminalising Homosexuality: 35 Years On for a panel discussion to mark the 35th anniversary of the legislation of male same-sex activity in New South Wales.read more
This exhibition tells the story of Harriet and Helena Scott, two of 19th-century Australia’s most prominent natural history illustrators.read more
Join authors Michael Duffy and Nick Hordern on June 5 at Paddington Library for a talk about their recently published book ‘World War Noir: Sydney’s unpatriotic war’ (NewSouth). This talk will delve into the raw and broad-ranging history that confounds expectations, revealing a grittier truth of “patriotic” Australia during WWI.read more
This collaborative workshop accompanies the State Library’s exhibition Dead Central, and considers the emotional, embodied and creative ways we experience the past. Co-sponsored by the Macquarie University node of the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions, the Centre for Applied History, Macquarie University, and the State Library of New South Wales.read more
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