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Public Lecture Black Britons in Australia the Varied Lives of Victorian Travellers
3 Dec 2011

Dr Caroline Bressey University College London The recipient of a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding contributions to Historical and Cultural Geography in the UK, Dr Bressey will present a public lecture in Brisbane about her investigation of historical traces of black men and women travelling between London and Australia during the lateVictorian period. Using a range of fascinating visual and documentary material, Dr Bressey will discuss the impact of recent research on the black presence in Victorian Britain in the field of history in the UK, before presenting her new work on Black Britons in Australia.

Michael Aird, Author and Publisher (Keeiara Press) will present

‘Aborigines in Early Brisbane: a Presentation of Historical Photographs’

Thursday 16th February 2012 at 6:00 pm for 6:30 pmThe Ship Inn Function RoomCnr Stanley & Sidon Street, Southbank Parkland, BrisbaneLight refreshments will be served prior and following the public lecture.

RSVP k.goris@griffith.edu.au

Culture Indigenous Lecture Research Transnational
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