Third Sunday of the Month 2.00pm, QVMAG Museum at Inveresk
Monthly meetings are held from February to November, usually on the afternoon of the third Sunday in the month, at the Meeting Room, QVMAG Museum at Inveresk. Speakers include members of the Society and other historians.
The Society hosts The Examiner-John West Memorial Lecture, delivered by a prominent Australian, in March each year. The Annual General Meeting is held in February.
Below is the current schedule for these meetings. See the latest newsletter for more information on upcoming events. Admission is free and visitors are welcome.
Friday, 14 March 2014 – The Examiner-John West Memorial Lecture
Held at the University of Tasmania at Newnham at 8.00pm
Professor Philip Payton – From Launceston to Launceston – Perspectives on the Cornish in Australia
Sunday, 13 April 2014 – Australian Heritage Week
Jenny Gill – Launceston Hospitals
Sunday, 18 May 2014 – Tasmanian Heritage Festival Month (Walking Tour)
Robyn Jones & Committee Members – Monuments and Monkeys: A Walk in Historic City Park. Afternoon tea at Victoria’s on the Park, Albert Hall, Cimitiere Street.
Sunday, 15 June 201 – Third Pugh Day Lecture
Dr Chris Ball – Cobras, chloroform and consumption – the life and times of Joseph T Clover
Sunday, 20 July 2014
Roger Kellaway – The Third Basin Gold Rush
Sunday, 17 August 2014
Hamish Maxwell-Stewart – Imprisonment and the Family
Sunday, 21 September 2014 – Joint Seminar with the Oral History Association
Prof Michael Bennett – Smallpox Epidemics
Peter Henning – World War Two Nurses
Tom Gunn and Anne Green – Writing the History of St Giles
Sunday, 19 October 2014
Nick Clements – Frightened to Death: Colonists’ Experience of Aboriginal Violence in Tasmania
Sunday, 16 November 2014
Steve Radford – History of Telecommunications