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A program of monthly public lectures showcasing current research on Tasmanian history has been at the core of THRA’s activity since 1951. These lectures have been recorded and published online since 2015.

Kristyn Harman, Floating Frontiersmen and Illicit Informal Economies in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies

Published: Wednesday, 15 December 2021More details

November - Graeme Broxam, John Scott, sealer of Bass Strait and his Tasmanian Aboriginal descendants

Published: Wednesday, 10 November 2021More details

Alison Alexander - Tasmania v the British Empire: the battle to end transportation

Published: Wednesday, 13 October 2021More details

Kirstie Ross, Tasmania’s mystery train hikes of 1932 and the commercialisation of bushwalking

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021More details

Dianne Snowden, Female convicts in the New Norfolk Asylum

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2021More details

July - Leigh Woolley, Shaping Hobart: Townscape scale and proportion. Re-viewing the Meehan Plan of 1811

Published: Tuesday, 13 July 2021More details