What's On

Public programs and learning activities will continue to be delivered online for the time being. See what's on here. 

Now that we have explored the fundamentals of HLRV, in this session we will put our learning into practice.

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The B List with Bri Lee & Patrick Mullins

Thursday
Thursday, 29 October 2020 - 7pm to 8pm
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Each month Bri is in conversation with a contemporary author followed by a Q&A session. 

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The Blue Mountain pioneers, lithograph by M. Emile Ulm, Sydney Mail, 1880, SLNSW SPF/1396

Significant Individuals: Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

Monday
Monday, 2 November 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
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Step back in time to 1813 and follow the journey of Gregory Blaxland, William Charles Wentworth and William Lawson.

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Australia’s first children’s book - A Mother’s Offering to Her Children - was published in 1841. The author was known simply as ‘A Lady Long Resident in NSW’.

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Christmas in the Collections

Wednesday
Wednesday, 2 December 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Join us for a festive show-and-tell to discover how Christmas has been celebrated in Australia and internationally.

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Mitchell reading room wall with stained glass windows

ACHRC Public Lecture: What Price the Humanities?

Wednesday
Wednesday, 2 December 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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‘You can’t put a price on human life’ is a truism that has been countered by economists, politicians and policy makers who do precisely set that price, for many social and economic purposes. What if we asked the same question of the humanities? 

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