Research Seminar Series Semester II

The dates for HCCI’s semester two public research seminar series have been announced below. Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in the Auchmuty Library’s Room L326 on Fridays at 10am followed by morning tea at 11am. All are welcome.

  • 9 August, Aboriginal People and the Crown’s Protection: Colonial Australia within a Mobile Empire, Amanda Nettlebeck — University of Adelaide

  • 16 August, Cultural Collections, Charismatic Authority in the Age of Revolutions, David A. Bell — Princeton University

  • Tuesday, 20 August, Cultural Collections, 12pm-1pm, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Seminar, The Patronage of Greek Art and Architecture in Magna Graecia and Sicily, Professor Clemente Marconi – New York University

  • 23 August, Suicide, Temporary Insanity and Terror in Penal New South Wales, James Dunk — University of Sydney / University of Newcastle

  • Thursday, 5 September, NewSpace X803, 6pm-7.30pm, History Week Lecture, Is it #Time'sUp for Newcastle's Coal Monument?, Nancy Cushing and Sue Anne Ware – University of Newcastle

  • 20 September, New Directions in Military History: Strategy, Technology and Morale in the Age of Mass Warfare, Richard Dunley and Nicole Townsend  - UNSW Canberra

  • 18 October, ‘Black Men Must Now Have Beef!’ / ‘Tumble White Man Down’. Sheep, Cattle and Resistance Warfare at Bathurst 1822-24, Stephen Gapps – Australian National Maritime Museum / University of Newcastle

  • 1 November, Strabo, Augustus and the Trade with India, Hugh Lindsay – University of Newcastle

For more information of any questions about the seminars please contact the series coordinators Dr. Hugh Lindsay (hugh.lindsay@newcastle.edu.au) and Dr. Elizabeth Roberts-Pedersen (elizabeth.roberts-pedersen@newcastle.edu.au).