Third Sunday of the Month 2.00pm, Queen Victoria 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, Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk, at 2.00pm unless otherwise notified. Speakers include members of the Society and other historians.
The Society hosts the 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, 18 March 2016 – John West Memorial Lecture
Held at the Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham at 8.00pm
Michelle Grattan – The Power of Small Voices: The Struggle for the Senate’s Centre
Sunday, 19 June 2016 – Fifth Pugh Day Lecture + Poster
John Paull and Aileen Pike, Persistence Pays: The Discovery of Dr Pugh’s Missing Journal
Sunday, 17 July 2016
Georgia Fountoulaki – Greek Culture: Tasmanian Connections
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Susan Aykut – Turkish Baths in Launceston
Sunday, 18 September 2016 – Combined Seminar with Oral History Tasmania (10.30-3.30)
Brad Williams – Archaeological dig at Launceston College/Gaol
Jill Cassidy – Some aspects of oral history
Margaretta Pos – My journey with colonial pioneer Elizabeth Fenton
Sunday, 16 October 2016
Marion Sargent – Amy Sargent: An Adventurous Nurse
Sunday, 20 November 2016, Christmas Celebration
Anne Neale – City Park Fountain
Sunday, November 2016
Excursion to be advised