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.
Emeritus Professor Lucy Frost will speak about the consequences for children who passed through Hobart's Orphan Schools at New Town.
Clare McShane will speak about her life in Tasmania.
Eldershaw Memorial Lecture: Naming Country again - place names, mapping and Aboriginal cultural renewal
Grace Karskens will explore the importance and politics of place names in Australia and collaborative approaches for Aboriginal cultural renewal.
Stefan Petrow will speak about the development of the Launceston Public Library in the 1930s and 1940s.
Richard Tuffin will show how combining historical maps with modern digital technology can reveal new insights into Hobart's development.
Anita Hansen will discuss what the Royal Society of Tasmania's art collection can tell us about Tasmanian identity
Zoe Rimmer will talk about her work and research into the repatriation of Tasmanian Aboriginal cultural material.
Brad Williams will outline the archaeology of the Picton Convict Road Station and what it can tell us about the convict system in Van Diemen's Land.
Former Director of the Australian Antarctic Division Michael Stoddart will talk about Hobart's historical Antarctic connections.