Next meeting will be Monday 1 November 2021 (1.00pm-3.00pm)
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Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month (except January and public holidays) and open to staff and students of the University of Newcastle, the community, bona fide community researchers, industry partners and professionals.
Start (1.00 pm):
Acknowledgement to Country:
Presentations: Associate Prof Nancy Cushing, Newcastle’s Time Ball.
Reports and Updates:
Presentations (1.10-1.25 pm) –
General Business (2.45 – 2.55 pm):
Special Collections (Gionni di Gravio) – Update
GLAMx Lab – (Ann Hardy) – Update
Researh Librarian Support
Projects/Research – Updates
City of Newcastle – updates
Historical Groups & Museums- Updates
Close (3.00 pm)
2021 Meeting Dates are :-
Monday 1st Feb – Karen Crofts – Nctle Writers Centre
Monday 1st Mar – Dr Ian Eckford – ‘Story of Middleton’ 2021 marks 200 yrs since Chaplain was assigned to Newcastle.
Monday 12th April – Chaz Key – Book “Maitland Speaks’
Monday 3rd May – Dr Ken Thornton – Liddell Power Station (50 years old)
Monday 7th June – Sally Murray-Walsh (UON Research Liaison Library, UON) – UON Research Resources
Monday 5th July – Dr Justin Ellis & Assoc Prof Kate Senior – Copley Archive.
Monday 2nd Aug – Richard Baines – father’s WW2 diary. Dr Leslie Kilmartin- Book launch ‘’The Elusive Captain William Cromarty’
Monday 6th Sep – Kerrie Shaw (CoN Library)‘Amplify’ (oral history transcribing service) Jennifer Skulander (Research Librarian) “How to access/use UON Library Catalogue”
Monday 11th Oct –
Monday 1st Nov – Associate Prof Nancy Cushing, Newcastle’s Time Ball.
Monday 6th Dec –
At Callaghan Campus meetings are held in the University Council Room, IDC Building, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle, NSW. See map below
Emeritus Professor Maree Gleeson OAM
Fort Scratchley Historical Society – Ron Barber
Awabakal Tradition Owners Aboriginal Corporation (ATOAC) – Kerrie Brauer
Stories of Our Town – Glenn Dormand
Rainbow History Group – John Witte
City of Newcastle – Kerrie Shaw (Heritage Collections Digitisation Specialist)
Awabakal Descendants Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation – Peter Leven
Parks & Playgrounds Movement Inc – Doug Lithgow
Hunter Regional Committee of the National Trust – Mark Metrikas (Chair)
Newcastle Family History Society – Ken & Maree Shilling
Newcastle Writers Centre – Karen Crofts
Dr Brian Walsh (Consultant Historian) Member of the Professional Historians Association of Australia
Emeritus Professor John Fryer (School of Civil, Surveying and Environmental Engineering)
Emeritus Professor Howard Bridgman (Climate scientist)
2020 ANNUAL REPORT 2020
2019 ANNUAL REPORT 2019
2017 ANNUAL REPORT 2017
2016 ANNUAL REPORT 2016
2015 ANNUAL REPORT 2015
2014 ANNUAL REPORT 2014
2013 ANNUAL REPORT 2013
2012 ANNUAL REPORT 2012
Monday 6th July – Wendy Gallagher- State Archives of NSW (See – Local History resources PDF)
Monday 3rd Aug – Dr Helen English ‘Music and World-Building in the Colonial City: Newcastle, NSW, and its Townships, 1860-1880’
Monday 7th Sep – John Witte, “Policing love and sex: lives of same-sex attracted people and the law in Newcastle and the Hunter 1867-1954”
Monday 12th Oct – Tessa Boer-Mah (Heritage Now) Augmented Reality Hamilton Heritage Walk.
Monday 2nd Nov – Prof. Erik Ecklund, Federation University, Australia.
Monday 7th Dec – Introduction to Asti Sherring (Manager, Special Collection)