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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Upcoming Events

April 2020

ZOOM History Bookclub: Truganini

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free
RHSV, Gordon Moffatt Room, 239 A'Beckett St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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We are thrilled that Professor Cassandra Pybus, author of our chosen book this month, Truganini, will be joining our book club for a discussion. The book club is now a ZOOM book club so we will be convening through video-conferencing. We can't pour you a glass of red but we can have a lively engaged conversation.

GIPPSLAND WORKSHOP 5: LOOKING AFTER DIGITAL FILES

April 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ticket Info:
$30 – $45 Sold out
Federation University Gippsland Campus Library, Northways Road
Churchill, VIC 3842 Australia
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POSTPONED until further notice.
This is a basic digital preservation workshop. The workshop will begin with brief project management skills including templates for policies and procedures. We will discuss digital storage, how to create backups, and how to check if files are damaged. Participants will learn how to describe an object using Dublin Core so that digital files can be discoverable.

GIPPSLAND WORKSHOP 6: MAKING COLLECTIONS ACCESSIBLE

April 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ticket Info:
$30 – $45 Sold out
Federation University Gippsland Campus Library, Northways Road
Churchill, VIC 3842 Australia
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POSTPONED until further notice.
Objects need to be accessible, whether that is to people managing a collection, to visitors, or to the public. This workshop will introduce themes of copyright and privacy that relate to historical collections. Participants will learn how to optimise catalogue records for discovery, how to write for social media, and create digital exhibitions.

Law, Lawyers and La Trobe

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$35 76 tickets left

POSTPONED until further notice.
The A G L Shaw lecturer in 2020 will be leading legal history scholar, Dr Simon Smith AM FRHSV, who recently published "Solicitors and the Law Institute in Victoria 1835-2019: Pathway to a Respected Profession."  Simon Smith is an Adjunct Professor with the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University. He was Vice-President of the RHSV in 2009-2011.

The Queen Victoria Market, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Heritage and Emotion

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Ticket Info:
$10 – $20 74 tickets left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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The Queen Victoria Market Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Heritage and Emotion has been cancelled for the present time due to the evolving situation of COVID-19.
Two linked events were : QVM: Social Value and Preservation. A conversation between Graeme Davison and Charles Sowerwine followed by a presentation by the artists of Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine’s short animation, Out In The Open, in the historic sheds of the QVM.

May 2020

Melbourne Observatory: OUTSTANDING UNIVERSAL SIGNIFICANCE

May 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$10 – $20 80 tickets left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Astronomical Society of Victoria and the RHSV, co-presenters of this event, regretfully advise its cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is part of my heart in Wonthaggi*

May 5 @ 8:15 am - 5:45 pm
Ticket Info:
$30 – $55 7 tickets left
Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A'Beckett St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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The RHSV is reviving a wonderful old tradition of organising tours to our colleagues in historical societies across rural Victoria. Unfortunately the first event is currently cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. So Wonthaggi - a town with an unusual history as a State Modern Town - may be rescheduled at a future time .

ZOOM History Bookclub: The Maddest Place on Earth

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free
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RHSV, Gordon Moffatt Room, 239 A'Beckett St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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We are delighted that Jill Giese, author of The Maddest Place on Earth will be joining our bookclub for this discussion. The bookclub is now a ZOOM bookclub so we will be convening through video-conferencing. We can't pour you a glass of red but we can have a lively engaged conversation.

Returning our Ancestors

May 14 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free

This partnership event between the Royal Historical Society of Victoria and the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council has been cancelled for the moment. The screening Returning Our Ancestors followed by a discussion with Bonnie Chew, Councillor of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council and our President, Richard Broome. Repatriation of Aboriginal Ancestral Remains will hopefully be rescheduled later in the year.

RHSV AGM, connecting through ZOOM

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Our 2020 Weston Bate Oration has been cancelled (possibly postponed until Spring). However the AGM will be going ahead, on 19 May, through ZOOM so we will be sending, by email, a link to all members so that they can join in our AGM through the web (either video or audio) and participate in the AGM, ask questions of the Council etc.

Trivia-au-go-go

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ticket Info:
$25 64 tickets left
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RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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There has been a temporary cancellation of historical trivia due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Hopefully we will reschedule later in the year and you and all the other history buffs at the RHSV's world-famous Trivia-au-go-go will be even more competitive because of the time you have had to read up on arcane details in preparation for RHSV's world-famous Trivia-au-go-go!

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