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Our Lectures & Excursions

Throughout the year, THRA conducts excursions to places of historical interest. We also hold eleven talks each year, open to members and the general public.

Ukrainian Migration to Tasmania after 1945: Identity and Transition

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Presented by: Marina Ladaniwskyj

Marina Ladaniwskyj will speak about postwar Ukrainian immigration to Tasmania

Tongerlongeter

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Presented by: Nick Clements

Nick Clements will speak about the significant colonial palawa leader, Tongerlongeter

Exploring Hannah Fletcher's sheet music folios from 1834

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Presented by: Carla Baker

Carla Baker will speak about the colonial music folios of Hannah Fletcher

Mapping Tasmania’s Chinese history

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Presented by: Kate Bagnall

Kate Bagnall will speak about the history of Chinese people in Tasmania

The papers of Colonel Andrew Geils – an insight into Hobart Town life in the 1810s

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Presented by: Malcolm Ward

Malcolm Ward will illuminate the insights into early Hobart Town provided by the papers of Andrew Geils.

Western Tasmania – Prospectors and the Post Office

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Presented by: Malcolm Groom

Malcolm Groom will speak about the role of the post office in western Tasmania

‘Blooded as Citizen Soldiers’: Tasmanians in the 15th Battalion at Gallipoli April-May 1915

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Presented by: Stefan Petrow

Stefan Petrow will speak about the Gallipoli experiences of Tasmanian soldiers in the 15th Battalion