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Blue Mountains Historical Society - Annual McLaughlin Address
Dr Grace Karskens BA MA PhD (Sydney) will speak on Searching for the Real Secret River: Journeys on Dyarubbin / The Hawkesbury.
Professor Karskens teaches history in the School of Humanities and Languages at the University of New South Wales. Her research areas include Australian colonial history, urban history, cross-cultural history and urban environmental history.
She is interested in promoting historical understandings and awareness to wide audiences and has served as a Trustee of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales and the Dictionary of Sydney.
Her books include Inside the Rocks: The Archaeology of a Neighbourhood and the multi-award winning The Rocks: life in early Sydney. Her latest book, The Colony: A History of Early Sydney won the 2010 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for non-fiction and was 2011 Best Book (2009-2010) (non-North American) for the Urban History Association (US).
Grace was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2010. At the moment she is completing her next book People of the River to be published by Allen & Unwin.
This address will highlight the work Grace has been doing along the Hawkesbury River.
Blue Mountains Historical Society’s Annual McLaughlin Address
Saturday 2nd March 2019
10.30am - Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available from 10.00am for a gold coin donation.
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