Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

On 19-21 April 2017 members of the Hunter Living Histories gave a paper at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference – The University of Queensland (UQ), School of Architecture’s Centre for Architecture Theory Criticism and History. We thank Dr Chris Landorf and Dr Kelly Greenop for convening what was a very interesting and informative … More Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

By Angelique Carr Seventeen tracks featuring Convocation Lectures over two decades have just been uploaded to the Cultural Collections SoundCloud. These recordings were found in the University of Newcastle’s Oral History Collection. The playlist includes Dinner Speeches, Public Lectures and Inaugural Lectures. Highlights include the 1994 Newcastle Lecture by Thomas Keneally, who was recorded being briefed … More Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

On the 19-21 April representives of the Hunter Living Histories gave a paper ‘Newcastle Time Machine – A multi-disciplinary approach to digital cultural heritage’ at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference – The University of Queensland (UQ), School of Architecture’s Centre for Architecture Theory Criticism and History. ABSTRACT – The paper discusses the University … More Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

Aboriginal Education Conference 1986 (UON)

“Beyond School: Increasing Opportunities for Aboriginal People in Post-Secondary Education.” This was the title given to a conference that was planned and held at The University of Newcastle, Australia in October 1986. Organised by Ms Margaret Henry (Senior Lecturer in History at UoN), in conjunction with Mr John Heath (Lecturer in Aboriginal Studies at UoN), … More Aboriginal Education Conference 1986 (UON)

Newcastle in 1889 (Illustrated Sydney News 27 June 1889)

The Illustrated Sydney News, from time to time, would provide updates on the progress of various townships and cities across New South Wales. In some cases it was accompanied with a spectacular engraving. What fascinates us, besides the wonderful detail, is how it was done? The perspective appears to be in the sky, but how … More Newcastle in 1889 (Illustrated Sydney News 27 June 1889)