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 community research. Everybody is welcome.
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Specific event details will be uploaded on our ‘What’s On’ page closer to each lecture.
Tuesday 19 March
Dr Paul Sendziuk & Robert Foster – A History of South Australia
Tuesday 16 April
Professor Catherine Speck – The letters between Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen
Tuesday 14 May
Denise George – Mary Lee: The life and times of a ‘turbulent anarchist’
Tuesday 28 May
Lainie Anderson – The epic flight that shrank the world
Tuesday 18 June
Dr Adrian Rudzinski & Victor Korobacz – Henry Krips: ‘Enemy alien’ to ‘endeared’ Australian citizen: The early career of a Viennese émigré musician
Tuesday 16 July – No lecture this month
Tuesday 20 August
Professor Angela Woollacott – Don Dunstan: The visionary politician who changed Australia
Tuesday 17 September
Professor Al Thomson – Forty Years On: The Transformations of Oral History
Thursday 3 October
Dr Michael Molkentin: Anzac and Aviator
Tuesday 15 October
Denise Schumann & Meleisa Judge: The Story of the forgotten sculptor August Saupe: 1844-1913
Tuesday 19 November
Fidelma Breen and Stephanie James: Irish South Australia – New histories and insights