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

Under Construction: GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab

GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab The University of Newcastle Library’s Cultural Collections is establishing the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in the Auchmuty Library to provide its students with the work experience opportunities to participate and collaborate in a range of exciting archival digitisation research projects. The new facilities will assist in placing our young … More Under Construction: GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab

Position Vacant: Museum Officer, National Trust Hunter Region (Part-time)

The National Trust has 4 properties located in the Hunter region; Grossman & Brough House in Maitland, Tomago House in Tomago and Miss Porters House at Newcastle. All the properties are currently run by volunteer management committees with varying degrees of success. While these wonderful people do a great job, The National Trust of Australia … More Position Vacant: Museum Officer, National Trust Hunter Region (Part-time)