Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Enemy At Home Seminar

Rethinking Australia’s WWI home front story- The Museum of Sydney. While the Anzacs were fighting in Gallipoli and Europe, thousands of Australians of German and Austrian descent were interned in camps on our home soil.

Join guest speakers Nadine Helmi, Professor Gerhard Fischer and Professor Marilyn Lake, with chair Professor Ann Curthoys, as they examine the hitherto neglected history of the internment of so-called ‘enemy aliens’ during WWI and its impact on Australian society.
When: Saturday 27 August from 2pm-4pm
Cost: General $30 Conc/Member $25. Includes refreshments & museum entry. Bookings essential
Where: Museum of Sydney. Cnr Bridge and Phillip St, Circular Quay
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