Scholar Talks

Scholar Talks showcase the work of the Library's Fellows and other researchers. Each presentation is an opportunity for researchers to share their research experiences and exchange ideas.

Reimagining the Pacific, 1870 to 1970

6 October 2020

This Scholar Talk looks at representations of the south and north-west Pacific in the writing of European Australians during the century that followed.

Sydney’s misremembered swamplands

1 September 2020

This Scholar Talk presents an environmental history of Sydney’s freshwater swamplands. 

Bungaree, Burigon and Aboriginal Newcastle

7 July 2020

This talk takes a closer look at some of the more familiar Aboriginal residents and visitors to Newcastle, including Bungaree and Burigon.

Tracing Religious Education Across an Empire

2 June 2020

Drawing on research undertaken at the Library, this talk explores parallels between religious education policy in Canada, Australia and New Zealand from the late 19th to the mid-20th century. 

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