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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. Some podcasts have a PDF of images that accompany the talk. Please click on More Details to find the PDF.

Alan Townsend - Life of Luxury in Van Diemen's Land: the story of wallpapers, wallpaper hangers and at least one murder

Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2023More details

March - Don Garden, Tambora and Tasmania: the challenges of climate history

Published: Tuesday, 11 April 2023More details

March - John Short, William Collins 1760-1819: Hobart's first entrepreneur

Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2023More details

Jeff Schneider - Hobart's Jewish history, 1828 to the present

Published: Tuesday, 14 February 2023More details

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

Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2022More details

Malcolm Groom - Western Tasmania, Prospectors and the Post Office

Published: Tuesday, 8 November 2022More details