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February Meeting

The next Society meeting is on Friday 7 February: Dr Michael Duke on Arabana and the Ghan: The story of an Aboriginal people and their involvement with the Old Ghan Railway from 1884 to 1983. The Old Ghan was a magnificent feat of engineering, taking the Age of Steam through an arid landscape from Adelaide … Continue reading February Meeting

New Book by Patricia Summerling

Historical Society of South Australia Council Member Patricia Summerling has a new book on Bert Edwards. Albert Augustine Edwards, usually referred to as ‘Bert’, was one of Adelaide’s most flamboyant characters. Reputedly the illegitimate son of Charles Cameron Kingston, premier of South Australia, he was born in obscurity in the slums of Adelaide’s West End … Continue reading New Book by Patricia Summerling

ACE Seminar: The Rohingya

Adaptation Community Environment Seminar The Rohingya: Statelessness, Refugeehood and a ‘Subhuman’ Life Thursday December 12th 2019, 11am – 1pm G 25, Ground Floor Napier Building University of Adelaide Professor Nasir Uddin Department of Anthropology, University of Chittagong The Rohingyas, an ethno-linguistic and religious minority of Myanmar one the most persecuted group of people in the … Continue reading ACE Seminar: The Rohingya