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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.

Inspiring generations in the present through creative engagement with the past. The History Trust researches, preserves and presents the history of South Australia. We manage three museums, the State History Collection and a statewide community history program.

Talking History History Trust of South Australia

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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.

Inspiring generations in the present through creative engagement with the past. The History Trust researches, preserves and presents the history of South Australia. We manage three museums, the State History Collection and a statewide community history program.

    Cultivating native oysters in the Port River

    Cultivating native oysters in the Port River

    The History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a taste of the 2021 History Festival. In this special bonus episode, we take a walk with Rae Nunan and Catherine McMahon from the Estuary Care Foundation about the cultural, colonial and current tales of native oyster cultivation in the Port River. Search the full History Festival program here: https://historyfestival.sa.gov.au Proudly supported by History Festival regional partner SA Power Networks.

    • 10 min
    Willunga's Wicked Way and Walking Nugget's Trail

    Willunga's Wicked Way and Walking Nugget's Trail

    The History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a 5-episode taste of the 2021 History Festival. This week, Paddy O’Toole regales us with tales of Willunga’s heinous past. We then hear from Peter Lucas, who tells us all about Nuggett the horse who brought goods (and royalty) along the jetty tramway to the township of Milang. Search the full History Festival program here: https://historyfestival.sa.gov.au Proudly supported by History Festival regional partner SA Power Networks.

    • 24 min
    Knowing the Past: In Conversation

    Knowing the Past: In Conversation

    This talk was recorded live for the opening of South Australia's History Festival in 2021, a special in-conversation event with Dr Jared Thomas and Dr Skye Krichauff as they examine the complexities of Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal understandings of past experiences and how different ways of knowing shape the practice of history. Facilitated by Dr Jenni Caruso. 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Celebrating the traditions of the migrant garden and morning smoko at Holowiliena Station

    Celebrating the traditions of the migrant garden and morning smoko at Holowiliena Station

    The History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a 5-episode taste of the 2021 History Festival. This week, we wander through gardens that reflect the heritage of European migrants with OEEGA. We then join Frances Frahn for a chat about Holowiliena Station in the Flinders Ranges, owned by the Warwick family since 1852. Search the full History Festival program here: https://historyfestival.sa.gov.au Proudly supported by History Festival regional partner SA Power Networks.

    • 21 min
    Tragic Tales of Watery Misadventure and GMH's History on the Horrocks Highway

    Tragic Tales of Watery Misadventure and GMH's History on the Horrocks Highway

    The History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a 5-episode taste of the 2021 History Festival program. This week, take a tour through West Terrace Cemetery and talk of the drownings and shipwrecks with Lindl Lawton & Carol Lefevre. Then hear from Steve Hyde, whose private Holden collection fills a restored GMH dealership in Yacka. Search the full History Festival program here: https://historyfestival.sa.gov.au Proudly supported by History Festival regional partner SA Power Networks.

    • 21 min
    The History of the SA AIDS Quilt and Upper North Adelaide ‘Exposed’!

    The History of the SA AIDS Quilt and Upper North Adelaide ‘Exposed’!

    The History Trust has teamed up with Solstice Podcasting to give you a 5-episode taste of the 2021 History Festival program. This week we join Nikki Sullivan (History Trust of SA) and Skye Bartlett (SAMESH) to hear the tales behind South Australia's AIDS Quilt. We then follow the queen of the walk Dr Gertrude Glossip and learn about Adelaide's queer past. Search the full History Festival program here: https://historyfestival.sa.gov.au Proudly supported by History Festival regional partner SA Power Networks.

    • 24 min

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