Talking History in 2017
Talking History is a series of free monthly lectures hosted by the History Trust of South Australia. Each month you can hear about a different aspect of South Australia's history. We have a range of speakers from various disciplines, from history and archaeology to architecture and urban ecology.
Everybody is welcome.
Tuesday 21 March 5:30pm
John Verran, a Cornish copper miner from Moonta, because Premier of South Australia and thus leader of the State's first majority Labor government.
Professor Philip Payton
Wednesday 5 April 5:30pm
Talking History Presents: Adelaide’s Jubilee International Exhibition 1887-1888
This is a special event with a panel of speakers discussing Adelaide's Jubilee Exhibition and the building behind the action.
Tuesday 18 April 5:30pm
Puss Campbell’s Great Adventure: World War 2 through the diaries and photographs of a South Australian Army Nurse
Dr Janet Scarfe
Tuesday 16 May 6:00pm
Talking History and Museums Galleries Australia SA Presents: Saying the Unspeakable in Museums
Join us for a special Talking History session. To celebrate International Museums Day, a panel of guests from four very different Adelaide museums will share with you some of their most intriguing objects.
Tuesday 20 June 5:30pm
A New Attraction for Adelaide: the Centre of Democracy
Tuesday 18 July
Gallows and Governance at the Old Adelaide Gaol
Steven Anderson and Rhondda Harris
Register your details below to receive monthly invitations.
To view an archive of past events please click here.