Talking About Convicts Seminar
9th August 2022
By Michele Rainger
Family History ACT is excited to welcome three eminent speakers to talk about researching Australia’s convict era.
Join us on Saturday 8 October 2022 as we welcome Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Mr Michael Flynn and Associate Professor David Roberts to talk about three different data sets that can help family historians to research their convict heritage.
This half-day seminar is open to anyone who would like to learn more about Australia’s convict past.
You can attend via Zoom or in person at the Family History ACT Library in Canberra (note places are capped for in-person attendance so book early).
9.30am – Welcome
9.35am - Damned Lives and Statistics: Big Data and Convict Life Course
Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
10.35am – Convict lives in early New South Wales: reconstructing biographies from
Mr Michael Flynn
11.35am – Using Mr Bigge’s Enquiry two hundred years on
Associate Professor David Roberts
12.30pm – Close
Cost: $40 non-members
Book your place now! NB log in to access member pricing.
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