CRCAH Research and Collaboration Day
Date/Time: Thursday 1 November, 9.00am - 4:00pm, SMB
CRCAH History Research Showcase - 9:00am - 12 noon
FedUni SMB Campus, Barry Room
Postgraduate Students are invited to give a presentation about their research.
Speaking on the day are our friends and colleagues Sue Walter, Leigh Edmonds, Carmel Goulding, Alan Just, Katrina Dernelley, Neil Huybregts, Shirley Strachan, and John Burch.
History Workshop: Collaboration in historical practice: shared knowledge, shared impact - 1.00pm - 4.00pm
FedUni SMB Ballarat City Campus
Prospects Restaurant, J Building
'Fighting for peace': the Anzacs revisited: a century of spirit and sacrifice - Exhibition Opening
Thursday 1 November
Clunes RSL, 60 Service Street. Clunes
Exhibition opening in commemoration of the century of the end of World War I “Fighting for Peace – the Anzacs revisited: a Century of spirit and sacrifice”. This is to be displayed in the Clunes RSL Hall, from 1st November to 11th November this year, curated by CRCAH's Dr Michael Taffe.
'Writing with fire': Gippsland bushfire histories
Centre for Gippsland Studies
Friday 2 November
9.30am - 4.00pm
FedUni Churchill Campus, Northways Dr, Churchill
With special guest speaker Susan Pascoe AM. Ecologists, historians, writers and others will explore the region's experiences from multiple perspectives. The seminar will conclude with a session that is designed to assist people write their fire stories whether they are working on community histories, memoir or fictional responses to fire.
Follow this link for more information
'Conversations in Spring' series
Ballarat Library, 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat
Following on from the excellent winter conversations at the Ballarat Library, all are invited to join us for more discussions (and songs) in spring. Follow the links for more information.
- Friday 2 November, 2.00pm - 3.00pm – with Prof Christina Twomey and Prof Keir Reeves discussing Prisoners of War in Postwar Australia
- Thursday 15 November, 6.00pm - 7.30pm - with composer, pianist and educator from
Federation University, Rick Chew at the Piano
- Friday 23 November, 2.00pm - 3.00pm – Stuart Kells with Jenny Fink and Anna Parsons, discussing books, libraries and the ‘hallowed spaces’ of learning
CRCAH Postgraduate Seminar Series
SMB Campus, Ballarat City
Every year we arrange some skills-development sessions for postgraduate students. These are optional, but we encourage you to come along if you can.
- Thursday 8 November, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Building C, Room C004 : Research Skills in Primary Sources, with PROV
- Thursday 15 November, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Building C, Room C004: History from below: the people's perspectives
- Thursday 22 November, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Building A, Barry Room (upstairs): Trends in Historiography
CRCAH end of year dinner at the Mallow
Thursday 22 November
5.30pm onwards (dinner at 6.30pm)
The Mallow Hotel, 18-20 Skipton St, Ballarat
Join us as we celebrate another great year of history and research. Join in on a discussion over dinner about the role of sport in history and society with Australia’s most prolific author on the history of Australian football and CRCAH PhD student, Dan Eddy.
RSVP essential by Friday 16 November - firstname.lastname@example.org
CRCAH and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)
Australian Legacies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - seventy years on
10 December 2018
10.00am - 3.00pm
Federation University Australia City Innovation and Technology Park, SMB City Campus
Lydiard St South, Ballarat
To mark the seventieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human RIghts, join community advocates, researchers and legal professionals in discussing and planning for a future that honours the legacies of human rights.
RSVP essential. Follow this link for further information and to book your place.