Third Sunday of the Month at 2pm, 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 2pm 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 for members and $4 for visitors.
Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 February 2018 New Norfolk Excursion (fully subscribed)
Friday, 16 March 2018 – John West Memorial Lecture + Mark McKenna Poster + Listen on Livestream
Held at the Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham at 8pm
Professor Mark McKenna, Beyond the Crown: History and Australia’s Republican Future
Sunday, 15 April 2018 + Poster
Nigel Burch, Some early social history of Beaconsfield
Saturday, 21 April 2018 Kerry Lodge Archaeological Project Open Day for LHS members at 563 Hobart Road, Breadbalbane, 100 metres past the Spikey Bridge at 2pm
Sunday, 22 April 2018 Kerry Lodge Archaeological Project Open Day for the general public at 563 Hobart Road, Breadbalbane, 100 metres past the Spikey Bridge at 11am & 2pm
Sunday, 13 May 2018 In conjunction with the National Trust + Australian Heritage Festival Tasmania Held at the Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, University of Tasmania, Newnham at 2pm Professor Eleanor Casella and Dr Karen Hall, The Bridge Dig: Kerry Lodge Archaeological Project Lecture
Sunday, 17 June 2018 – Seventh Pugh Day Lecturer + Pugh Day Poster Colin Chilvers, Anaesthesia and Overseas Aid
Sunday, 15 July 2018 + Poster
Dr Alison Alexander, The O’Connors of Connorville
Sunday, 19 August 2018 + Poster
Steve Radford, Captain Samuel William (Bill) Barrett: Island boy to Master Mariner
Sunday, 16 September 2018 + Poster
Evan Livingstone-Thomas, On Doing Archaeology in Tasmania: Deep Time, Stone Tools, and Directions for the Future
Sunday, 21 October 2018, 30th Birthday + Poster
Karin Le, When Multiculturalism came to Launceston
Monday, 5 November 2018, 10am Spring Excursion to ‘Strathmore’, Deddington Chapel and ‘Patterdale’
Sunday, 18 November 2018, Christmas Celebration + Poster
Dr Stefan Petrow, Breaking German Resistance: Tasmanian Soldiers and the End of World War One