History Week 2023: Stories in ‘Voice’ Past & Present Event

History Week 2023: Stories in ‘Voice’ Past & Present – Newcastle & Hunter History Week Event
2 – 10 September 2023 | #HistoryWeek2023


Join the September 2023 Hunter Living Histories showcase and University of Newcastle Special Collections team, academics, GLAM colleagues and community members who will share how they are digitising oral history archives, creating podcasts and curating ‘voices’ in innovative ways – i.e. virtually.

The session includes short presentations from invited guests and general discussion, hosted as part of the University Library’s monthly Hunter Living Histories showcase.

WHEN –  Monday 11 September 2023 (1.00pm-2.30pm)

PANEL  – History Week 2023: Stories in ‘Voice’ Past & Present

Other Resources

The University of Newcastle Library holds several oral history collections associated with Newcastle and the Hunter Region, contributors will offer their specialist knowledge on conducting oral histories.


  • Regional GLAM Institutions Updates
  • Hunter Regional Committee Hunter National Trust Updates


  • “Home in the Hunter” Exhibition at Caroline Simpson Library  – Further details HERE
  • Book Launch – “Morpeth’s Steam Ships” by Wayne Patfield, on Sunday 17 Sept, 2023 in the Largs School of Arts Hall, beginning at 2pm. Launched by Hon John Price AM. M Further details HERE
  • Stand Out Women : Storytelling. History. Art.Exhibition celebrates women—pioneers, innovators, influencers—who made their mark in the history of Newcastle and the Hunter. At Nobbys-Whibayganba headland 5 August – 1 October 2023 (Weekends only 10am-4pm)
  • Special Collections Projects Updates – Exhibition: “Glamour on Glass: Memories from the Newcastle Sun” 28 June 2023 at 2pm. Exhibition features photographic prints from The Newcastle Sun glass plate negatives collection (1918-1936) held by the Library.
  • Latest HLH blog posts- Further info HERE

End : (2.30 pm)

Next Showcase – Monday 9 October 2023 “Return to Yallarwah” 1:00pm to 2:30pm

History Week 2023

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