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June 2019

Exhibition launch of Isaac Selby: Lecturer, Historian, Assassin!

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Free 74 spots left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Emeritus Professor Richard Broome, President Royal Historical Society of Victoria, together with the RHSV Councillors have much pleasure in inviting you to the launch of our exhibition, ISAAC SELBY: LECTURER, HISTORIAN, ASSASSIN!        at 5pm, Thursday 13 June, 2019 at the Gallery Downstairs, Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A’Beckett St, Melbourne. The exhibition will be launched by Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC FASSA FAHA FAHS FRHSV Curator: Alison Cameron

Breakthrough!

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Free – $10 52 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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With Andrew Lemon (RHSV) and Alicia Cerreto (PHA) hosting the event, 6 of our newest historians/members tell the story of a breakthrough in their research work.

Workshop: Five Innovative Ways to Increase Membership

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$20 – $30 27 tickets left
Sebastopol Historical Society, Community Centre, 185-187 Yarrowee St
Sebastopol, Victoria 3356 Australia
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Venue: Sebastopol Historical Society Speakers: Jane Nigro (Malvern Historical Society): Sue Walters (Malmsbury Historical Society): Rosemary Cameron (RHSV) Expect a hands-on workshop that delivers practical and effective ways to increase membership and engagement with your historical society. This workshop is limited to 30 participants. Participants are encouraged to arrive early, from 12 noon onwards, for tea/coffee and networking.

July 2019

Tour of the historic and private Savage Club

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ticket Info:
$25 20 tickets left
Savage Club, 12 Bank Place
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The RHSV can offer its members a tour of the private mens-only Savage Club on Thursday 4 July at 10am. Please note that this event is for RHSV members only and is limited to 20 persons. Morning tea is included. Curious to see what caused the fuss with Julian Burnside? Or curious to see a well-preserved slice of Melbourne's history? Club members have included Napier Waller, Sir William Dargie, Sir Owen Dixon, W. R. Guilfoyle, Barry Humphries, Sir Robert Menzies,…

Dr Andrew Lemon on Treasures from the RHSV Collection.

July 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Free 52 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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For Rare Book Week a lunch-time lecture. The RHSV began assembling its library collection from the time of its inception in 1909 and it also incorporated, in the 1920s, the library of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Victoria) which formed in 1883. Former president of the RHSV and well-known professional historian, Dr Andrew Lemon, will speak on some of his favourite items and oddities from the collection which is the largest and richest collection of Victorian history outside those…

October 2019

History Week 2019

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 20, 2019

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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

History Week 2019

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 20, 2019

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History Week 2019 will run from Sunday 13 to Sunday 20 October. Keep watch for new initiatives around History Week and our flagship event during History Week, the Victorian Community History Awards.

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