Do you need some help understanding DNA and genealogy? Are you wondering how your ancestors got to Australia? So you’d like to get started on military research, but where do you start? Have you tapped into the powerful tool that oral history is? Do you know the history of your house, and how to find out about it? Or maybe you’ve done years of research and now want to put it all into a book, just how do you go about it?
“Exploring and Writing Family and Local History” is a two day seminar which will give you answers to all of the above and more.
Held in May to coincide and with South Australia’s History Festival, which is a month-long event with over 600 event (tours, talks, walks, exhibitions, concerts, and more) celebrating all facets of South Australia’s history.
Over the two days, those attending will learn about DNA, writing, publishing, immigration, oral history, military ancestors, house history, and photos (including where to find them, and how to identify them).
Speakers at this event are: Kerry Farmer, Peter Donovan, Dr Sally Stephenson, Graham Jaunay, Doreen Kosak, Richard Merry, David Sweeney, and the State Library of SA.
Bookings are now open – click here for details
Friday 5 May 2017, 9am-4.45pm
Saturday 6 May 2017, 9am-4.45pm
The German Club, 223 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Cost (per person)
1 day – $57
2 days – $87
EARLY BIRD OFFER – all who book by 28 February will be in the draw for three $100 vouchers for your selection from Unlock the Past’s range of 80 publications