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Lectures

Members can be the first to hear presentations of new historical knowledge. The Association holds eleven talks each year, open to members and the general public.

Tongerlongeter, speculative history and the right to write

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 7:30 - 8:30PM
Presented by: Nick Clements

Nick Clements will speak about the research and writing of his recent biography of the colonial Palawa 'chief' Tongerlongeter.

Exploring Hannah Fletcher's sheet music folios from 1834

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 7:30 - 8:30PM
Presented by: Carla Baker

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

Mapping Tasmania’s Chinese history

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 7:30 - 8:30PM
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

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 7:30 - 8:30PM
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

Tuesday, 8 November 2022, 7:30 - 8:30PM
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

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 7:30 - 8:30PM
Presented by: Stefan Petrow

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