Celebrating 20 years – February HLH Showcase

Hunter Living Histories is celebrating 20 years on Monday 6th February 2023 (1.00pm-2.30pm). You are invited to join us to celebrate this momentous occasion reflecting on the achievements of the group and contribution of researchers, students, staff and communities. (ZOOM link available HERE) Program Online showcases are held on the first Monday of every month … More Celebrating 20 years – February HLH Showcase

Hunter Living Histories Showcase – 7 November 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase Monday 7 November 2022 (1.00pm-2.30pm) This event was a hybrid showcase in person in Room L326, Auchmuty Library, at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan Campus or online through this ZOOM. PROGRAM Guests : Military history educational material of the Hunter Region (Yvonne Fletcher & John Gillam) (10mins+5min questions) – WATCH HERE … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase – 7 November 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase – 10 October 2022

PROGRAM Begin (1.00 pm):  Acknowledgement of Country (GDG) Zoom etiquette (AH) Welcome new Manager, Special Collections Paige Wright Showcase 1 Guest 1: Port Stephens History (John ‘Stinker’ Clarke) – also see Publications HERE (10mins+5min questions) WATCH HERE   Bio: John “Stinker” Clarke is an avid fisherman and historian and alumnus of this University. He is … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase – 10 October 2022

History Week 2022 event – From Analogue to digital – ‘Hands On’ audio-visual formats

From Analogue to digital – ‘Hands On’ audio-visual formats History Week 2022: Hands-on History 3 – 11 September 2022 | #HistoryWeek2022 PRESENTATION available HERE About this online event Join the Hunter Living Histories online showcase where the Special Collections and GLAMx team at the University of Newcastle Library discuss their audio-visual digitisation projects spanning the … More History Week 2022 event – From Analogue to digital – ‘Hands On’ audio-visual formats

Hunter Living Histories Showcase – August 2022

  PROGRAM Guest : Dr Paula Jane Byrne – ‘The Rusden family and things’.  (also see “Clothing, Emotion and Consumption in Colonial NSW”) – WATCH HERE ‘This project is concerned with women and intellectual life in New South Wales from 1830 – 1880 and is part of a broader concern with cultures of colonization. Ann Rusden … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase – August 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase July 2022

  PROGRAM Guest :  Professor Hugh Craig – Time-Layered Map Cultural Map of Australia (TLC map) (15mins+5min questions) Guest : Roslyn Kerr – ‘Further aspects on Aboriginal use of Nobbys Tuff for making stone tools’. Also Listen to Geological History: Interview about the formation of Nobbys-Whibayganba  (10mins+5min questions) Latest Updates from Hunter Regional Groups  Stories … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase July 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase June 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase Monday 6 June, 1pm – 2.30pm     PROGRAM DON MORRIS WALK Guest :  Associate Prof Nancy Cushing & Adelaide Dufty (UON student) – Campus Study assignment (HIST2065) Australian Environmental History on the Don Morris Walk. WATCH HERE QUEER NEWCASTLE RESEARCH Guest : Dr Justin Ellis – “The Pub With No … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase June 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase April 2022

April 2022 MEETING is now AVAILABLE ONLINE BELOW    Acknowledgement of Country  (click on topics below to VIEW session)  Introduction to new Special Collections staff and Intern (Mala Scorse) VIEW HERE  Historic Engravings of the Hunter with Richard Neville (Mitchell Librarian & Director, Engagement) VIEW HERE  Latest News on Aboriginal Massacres Research with Emeritus Professor Lyndall … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase April 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase – March 2022

Hunter Living Histories Showcase Acknowledgement to Country This work is conducted in memory, and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. PROGRAM LISTEN TO ENTIRE MEETING HERE (or click on topics below)   INVITE – Fraternal Society Exhibition  – LISTEN HERE 23 March, 2-3pm (Mala Scorse)   The Quest for Sturt’s “Underground … More Hunter Living Histories Showcase – March 2022