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Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: Pompey Elliot at War

Thursday 26 October 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

No one was more instrumental than Pompey in turning looming defeat into stunning victory at both Polygon Wood and Villers-Bretonneux. Ross McMullin’s new book will lead to a fresh appreciation of Pompey’s character and his importance in the dramatic final year of World War I.

Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: Where Australia Collides with Asia

Wednesday 15 November 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Ian Burnet returns to the Library to deliver a Bitesize lunchtime talk on his latest book, Where Australia Collides with Asia. Ian will discuss Alfred Russel Wallace’s discovery of the biogeographical boundary between the fauna of Asia and Australasia when he crossed the narrow strait between Bali and Lombok. 

Bitesize Curator Talk: Lasting the Distance

Wednesday 22 November 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Using examples from library collections and private archives, this talk will demonstrate how the tangible evidence of long distance love has changed over the past 130 years from handwritten letters and carte-de-visite portraits to the email, SMS and video-calls of the digital era. 

HSC Help! Awesome eresources for English

Monday 15 January 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Studying Standard, Advanced or Extension English for the HSC? We’ll show you some awesome English eresources.

HSC Help! Awesome eresources for Society & Culture

Monday 15 January 2018 - 1pm to 2pm

Studying Society & Culture for the HSC? We’ll show you some awesome Society & Culture eresources.

HSC Help! Awesome eresources for History

Tuesday 16 January 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Studying Modern, Ancient or Extension History for the HSC? We’ll also show you some awesome history eresources.

HSC Help! Awesome eresources for Legal Studies

Tuesday 16 January 2018 - 1pm to 2pm

Studying Legal Studies for the HSC? We’ll show you some awesome Legal Studies eresources.

HSC Help! Awesome eresources for Society & Culture

Wednesday 17 January 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Studying Society & Culture for the HSC? We’ll also show you some awesome Society & Culture eresources.