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Upcoming RHSV Events

History News Oct-Nov 2014
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Events of the RHSV are covered in What’s on in History News and other Victorian History in our Events Calendar.

21 October – Picturing the Victorian Mallee, 1840-1945.
: Professor Katie Holmes.
Time: 5.15 Drinks. Lecture 5.45.
Cost: Members Free : Non-Members $10. 

22 October – Researching your World War 1 Ancestor.
Speaker: RHSV Cr Lenore Frost.
Time: 2.00-3.30.
Cost: Members Free : Non-Members $10.00. Bookings Essential: 9326 9288, office@historyvictoria.org.au

24 October – Launch of the New RHSV Bookshop.
: Maree Coote of MelbourneStyle and overall winner of the Victorian Community History Awards 2012.
: 11am – Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: 9326 9288, office@historyvictoria.org.au

18 November – An Invitation to a Book Launch: Soldier Boys: The Militarisation of Australian and New Zealand Schools for World War 1 by Max Waugh.
To be launched by Assoc. Prof Don Garden FRHSV, President of the RHSV.
: 5.15 (Drill Hall – Drinks & Book Launch).
To be followed by panel discussion:
Schoolboy Conscripts and Khaki Criminals: sidelights to the Militarisation of Australia. Speakers: Dr Maxwell Waugh & Russell Robinson. Time: 6.00pm (Speakers’ Room)

Regular RHSV Events Exhibitions: A series of temporary exhibitions are held each year at the Society. Exhibitions are open Monday to Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Group bookings are essential – see the Exhibitions page. Lectures: Each month between February and November, lectures are held at the RHSV. Speakers address a wide range of subjects relating to Victorian, Local and Family history.  For more information visit the Lectures page. Podcasts of lectures in MP3 format are made where possible – see the Podcasts Page. Tours: The RHSV conducts introductory tours of its collections for schools, affiliated societies and other community groups. For more information Contact Us.