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The Library is currently exhibiting the prestigious World Press Photo contest 2019 and as we contemplate the power of photojournalism, we have invited Sydney Morning Herald photographer, Rhett Wyman and Herald and Age journalist Ella Archibald-Binge to discuss their latest joint venture, the Dalarinji Project, supported by the Judith Nielson Institute.
This talk takes inspiration from Australian art historian Bernard Smith’s Imagining the Pacific published in 1992 as well as his authoritative earlier work, European Vision and the South Pacific published in 1960. Smith saw the Pacific as an ideological construction of the European imagination during the intense period of exploration in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Join our first session for an overview of the major record series contained in HLRVand how to navigate the site.
Disasters have recently become a major field of study for public historians who explore the roles of history and memory in fostering public understanding of these events and developing resilience in the future.
In this session you will learn how to access the Grant Register.
In this session we will look at the land records created after the Old System made way for Torrens Title in 1863.