Discover family and local history

seminars

UPCOMING 2019 SEMINARS


Thursday 21 Feb 2019

Churches and religion in South Australia

  • FEATURES
    • general introduction and overview of the origins and history of the main denominations in SA
    • contributions by their own historians, archivists and historical societies
    • learn about their records and publications for researching the history of churches
  • LEAD SPEAKERS – Peter Donovan and Andrew Peake
  • OTHER SPEAKERS – to be advised
  • FOR – church, local, family and social historians


Wednesday-Thursday 29-30 May 2019
(2 days)
Researching family history overseas (part of May History Festival program)

  • DAY 1 – focus on British Isles
  • DAY 2 – focus on German/European
  • LEAD SPEAKERS – Eric and Rosemary Kopittke
  • OTHER SPEAKERS – to be advised


Thursday 1 Aug 2019

Immigration

  • FEATURES
    • reasons for migration (push / pull factors)
    • migration schemes
    • shipping records
    • ships, departure, arrival, life on board
  • SPEAKERS – to be advised


Thursday 7 Nov 2019

Regional South Australia

  • FEATURES
    • introduce some of the key regional history centres
    • contributions from local libraries, archives and societies – and others with expertise
  • SPEAKERS – to be advised

PAST SEMINARS

Thursday 8 November 2018

  • THEMES – War (Armistice centenary),¬†Ireland, assisted emigration and more
  • LEAD SPEAKER – Dr Richard Reid (ACT)