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New South Wales


ISAA New South Wales Chapter

 

The New South Wales Chapter of ISAA was formed at a meeting in the State Library in February 1997. While most NSW members reside in or adjacent to Sydney, a number live as far afield as Armidale and Cooma.

The new postal address is: PO Box A644 Sydney South 1235

The composition of the 2019-2020 NSW Chapter Committee is as follows: 

Chair: Lesley Potter

Immediate Past Chair: Christine Yeats (Seminar Convenor)

Vice-Chair: Shirley Randell AO

Treasurer: Rodney Nillsen

Secretary: Christine Jennett (Convenor Work-in-Progress Committee; Public Affairs Reading Group)

Ordinary members: Grahame Budd AM, Susan Steggall, Hilary Yerbury, Brian Nicholls

Library Liaison: Gretchen Poiner

Public Events Committee: Lesley Potter, Christine Jennett, David Carment, Shirley Randell AO, Christine Yeats (ex offcio)

Regional Representatives: John Ramsland, Robin McLachlan

 

 

 

 

ANNUAL SEMINAR

ISAA NSW Chapter

ANNUAL SEMINAR

In collaboration with State Library of NSW

Metcalfe Auditorium

SATURDAY 14 September 2019

12.30 pm-4.30 pm

‘Spare the Rod’: Convention on the Rights of the ChildThirty Years On

The Seminar marks the 30thanniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child(CRC) in November 1989. The CRC incorporates all the general rights set out in other UN treaties that apply to everyone, as well as the special rights that apply...

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OPEN FORUM

OPEN FORUM

UPCOMING EVENTS

OPEN FORUM

27 August 2019

2-4 pm State Library 

Donation: $5

At what price? The costs of Australian security.

Dr Alison Broinowski

Topic:

Australian governments have always been obsessed with the prospect of armed attack. Since 2001 Australia has built up an unprecedented concern with national security, which has been justified by the threat of terrorism. Laws intended to protect Australians have cost us liberties which we used to fight to protect. Although fatal incidents of...

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NSW SEMINAR PROCEEDINGS

The Contents page of ISAA-NSW Seminar Proceedings, 2017 and 2018 (combined) has been uploaded to the ISAA website, NSW Section.

The Proceedings can be purchased for $20 + $5 (postage & packaging).

Contact Christine Jennett: cjennett@ozemail.com.au

 


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OPEN FORUM Joint Independent Scholars Association of Australia (NSW Chapter) & Royal Australian Historical Society

OPEN FORUM Joint Independent Scholars Association of Australia (NSW Chapter) & Royal Australian Historical Society

Joint Independent Scholars Association of Australia (NSW Chapter) & Royal Australian Historical Society

Open Forum 

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018; Time: 2pm - 4pm

Where: History House. Royal Australian Historical Society

133 Macquarie Street, Sydney

Title: Charles Dickens and his performed readings: a new art form:

In his third professional career after journalism and fiction, Dickens as a performing reader brought his novels alive on the platform to enthralled crowds in over 400 public presentations.  He was unique among...

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NSW-ISAA ANNUAL SEMINAR

Independent Scholars Association of Australia (NSW Chapter) In collaboration with the State Library of NSW

Annual Seminar

In the Aftermath of the First World War – Women’sLegal Status Act 1918

Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW

Macquarie Street Sydney

21 July 2018 – 12.45-4.30pm

The aftermath of the First World War ushered in significant social changes for women. In November 1918, despite some resistance from the ‘legislating brotherhood’, the NSW parliament passed the Women’s Legal Status Act, which enabled women...

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Download: Seminar 2018.pdf
File size: 195.46KB


NOTICE OF 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ISAA NSW Chapter

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ISAA NSW Chapter, Thursday 17 May 2018 at 1.00 pm 

 Mitchell Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room 

Annual General Meeting Agenda

1. Apologies

2. Confirmation of the Minutes of the 2017 AGM

3. President’s Report

4. Treasurer’s report

5. Election of Office Bearers

6. General Business

1 pm: GUEST SPEAKER 

Topic: 'Process as product: Using social media in academic research strategies'

Academic researchers have many useful social media platforms vying for their time and attention; choosing which platform to use to share what and...

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