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October 2019

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW. MODULE 3: SCANNING FOR BEGINNERS

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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$25 – $35 Sold out
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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The RHSV is offering a series of 6 linked workshops which cover cataloguing and digitisation. This series of workshops starts with basic concepts and builds in complexity. We have spaced the workshops so that participants have time in which to put into practice their new skills before the next workshop. Some participants will want to book for the full series of 6 workshops and others will want to choose those individual workshops that are most suitable for them. So, although…

Walking tour: Batmania

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Free 15 spots left
The Former Age Building, 655 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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RHSV researcher, Fiona Graham, has put together a new guided walking tour of the south-western corner of the CBD - today it is a slightly raffish, down-at-heel part of town but back in 1835 it was where everything was unfolding. Come and learn something new about your city. 

Lecture: Geraldine Moore on key events in the life of George Higinbotham

October 15 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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$10 – $20 25 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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George Higinbotham was a highly influential politician in colonial Victoria. One of his contemporaries described him as a man of ‘dash and daring’ who ‘won from privilege and class ground that they have never since been able to recover.’ Even today debate rages about his character and his legacy. Some see him as a visionary who fought for responsible government free of Colonial Office interference and obstruction by an undemocratically elected Legislative Council. Others see him as a flawed character…

Walking tour: Batmania

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Free 17 spots left
The Former Age Building, 655 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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RHSV researcher, Fiona Graham, has put together a new guided walking tour of the south-western corner of the CBD - today it is a slightly raffish, down-at-heel part of town but back in 1835 it was where everything was unfolding. Come and learn something new about your city.

The Genealogical Society of Victoria: an introduction

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Free 9 spots left
Genealogical Society of Victoria, Level 6, 85 Queen Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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As part of History Week the Genealogical Society of Victoria is holding an information session especially for RHSV members and friends. For anyone contemplating researching their family this event is key. It is also of great interest for those undertaking more general research as family research skills and resources can be used to create histories for any characters, not just your family.

November 2019

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW. MODULE 4: DIGITISING BOOKS AND PHOTOGRAPHING OBJECTS

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$25 – $35 Sold out
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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The RHSV is offering a series of 6 linked workshops which cover cataloguing and digitisation. This series of workshops starts with basic concepts and builds in complexity. We have spaced the workshops so that participants have time in which to put into practice their new skills before the next workshop. Some participants will want to book for the full series of 6 workshops and others will want to choose those individual workshops that are most suitable for them. So, although…

Lecture. Farming the Mallee: Visions and Realities 1890-present

November 12 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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$10 – $20 49 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Professor Katie Holmes   Photo credits: A remnant chock and log fence in 1992. Photograph by Peter Russell. Mallee roller at work in the Swan Hill area, 1916], H99.128/47. Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria

BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION to Mallee Country: Land, People, History

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Free 77 spots left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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The Royal Historical Society of Victoria and Monash University Publishing are delighted to invite you the launch of Mallee Country: Land, People, History By Richard Broome, Charles Fahey, Andrea Gaynor and Katie Holmes Mallee Country will be launched by Tom Griffiths, Emeritus Professor of History, ANU. With a special performance by Gavin Somers a Butchulla, Gubbi Gubbi folk roots singer-songwriter based in Melbourne. 4.00 for 4.30pm to 6.00pm RSVP (appreciated) by Wednesday 13 November 2019 Queries: office@historyvictoria.org.au or (03) 9326…

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW. MODULE 5: LOOKING AFTER DIGITAL FILES

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$25.00 – $35 Sold out

The RHSV is offering a series of 6 linked workshops which cover cataloguing and digitisation. This series of workshops starts with basic concepts and builds in complexity. We have spaced the workshops so that participants have time in which to put into practice their new skills before the next workshop. Some participants will want to book for the full series of 6 workshops and others will want to choose those individual workshops that are most suitable for them. So, although…

December 2019

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW. MODULE 6: MAKING COLLECTIONS ACCESSIBLE

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$25 – $35 Sold out
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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The RHSV is offering a series of 6 linked workshops which cover cataloguing and digitisation. This series of workshops starts with basic concepts and builds in complexity. We have spaced the workshops so that participants have time in which to put into practice their new skills before the next workshop. Some participants will want to book for the full series of 6 workshops and others will want to choose those individual workshops that are most suitable for them. So, although…

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