Lectures

The RHSV holds regular lectures during the year, between February and November. Past RHSV lectures can be listened to on the Podcasts page.

Coming up…

TALK – The Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council & RHSV present “Mapping Melbourne”

When: FRIDAY 29 AUGUST Time: 1.00– 2.15 pm. Where: RHSV, 239 A’Beckett St What images come into your mind’s eye when we talk about Melbourne? What is your personal cultural map of Melbourne, how did you compose that map and how has it changed over time? Join us for a conversation with Reuben Berg, Director Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria; Genevieve Grieves, film maker & media artist and recently lead curator of the First Peoples exhibition Bunjilka Aboriginal Cultural Centre Melbourne Museum; and Richard Broome Emeritus Professor of History, La Trobe University, FAHA and Vice President RHSV. Bookings: 93269288 or office@historyvictoria.org.au

TALK – Matthew Flinders – The Man behind the Map

When: THURSDAY 28 AUGUST   Where: 8 La Trobe Street – (corner Exhibition & La Trobe Streets)

To honour the 200th anniversary of his death, Dr Gillian Dooley will look to primary sources to build a portrait of Matthew Flinders.

Time: 7 pm – Cost: free (Pre-dinner light meal, 6.15pm – $20).

RSVP: 9663 5259 or rsv@sciencevictoria.org.au

More information www.royalsocietyvictoria.org.au

 

TUESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER – LAUNCH

Official launch of Judge Walpole Willis’ Port Phillip Casebooks on the Web (An invaluable record of early Port Phillip)

Launched by: The Honourable Chief Justice Marilyn Warren And featuring His Honour Paul R Mullaly QC: My Long Journey with Judge Willis

Janine Rizzetti (La Trobe University): Judge Willis’ Transnational Career

Where: At the RHSV, 239 A’Beckett St. Melbourne

When: Tuesday 16 September 2014,

5.45 for 6.15pm

Entry: Free for RHSV members $30 for non-members

Refreshments included

RSVP: 12 September or office@historyvictoria.org.au or 9326 9288


The Podcast of last RHSV lecture Richard Broome- Aboriginal Activism and the Aborigines Advancement League is now available – see the Podcasts Page.

RHSV Lecture Podcasts

RHSV Lecture May 2013 - Paul Strangio speaking about the history or Political Labor in Victoria