Environmental History & Heritage At the June 2022 Hunter Living Histories showcase Associate Professor Nancy Cushing spoke about the HIST2065 ‘Australian Environmental History’ course and assignment specifically on the heritage of the University of Newcastle Callaghan Campus. Many of the students during Semester 1, 2022 reached out to Special Collection to find relevant resources related … More Australian Environmental History – Don Morris Walk
Media Production Television students where tasked with assisting with the archival process of digitalising old NBN Television shows. … More NBN Television Archive Report- Communication student project
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
As stalwart supporters of student research into the history of our region we are delighted to see that this year there is a bumper output from a very engaged and creative cohort in the first year of University of Newcastle’s Creative and Performing Arts ( i.e., the new name for what was formerly ‘Drama’). Thanks … More UoN Creative and Performing Arts Students Engage Local History
It was with great pleasure and pride that we watched, heard and experienced the world premiere of A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers. The World Premiere of A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers was performed on Sunday 1 November 2009 at 3pm in Newcastle City Hall (Australia). In 2009 the City … More World Premiere – A Slender Strand of Memories by Colin Spiers
Our Coal River Precinct Heritage Walk has not officially been launched yet, and it is already in the newspapers.