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The life of Jeanne Barret

The History Trust of South Australia:Talking History presentsThe circumglobal and upwardly mobile life of Jeanne Barret (1740-1807) Tuesday 1 December, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom When the first woman to circumnavigate the world completed her journey in 1776, she returned home without any fanfare at all. Jeanne Barret, an impoverished peasant from Burgundy, disguised herself as a man … Continue reading The life of Jeanne Barret

First Nations Collections

The History Trust of South Australia:Talking History presentsWhat does a First Nations collection look like? Tuesday 17 November, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom What do you think of when you hear of a First Nations history collection? This presentation by Jacinta Koolmatrie, Curator of First Nations History at the Migration Museum, will take a look at what … Continue reading First Nations Collections

November Members’ Meeting

Friday 6 November 7.30pm Dr Susan Marsden Mr Hill’s History Painting: exploring the histories in Charles Hill’s painting ‘The Proclamation of South Australia at Holdfast Bay 1836’ 1836 culminated in the arrival by ship of the first official settlers and the Governor’s first proclamation. This illustrated talk will explore the histories implicit in Charles Hill’s … Continue reading November Members’ Meeting