Diary of Meetings and Tours
Future meetings & tours - dates and other details.
Past meetings & tours - summaries + info + links.
Also podcasts of meetings when available.
Entries arranged in reverse chronological order.
The meetings and tours listed are organised by or in conjunction with AJHS (Vic) the
20091112 Sea of Dangers ( Geoffrey Blainey )|
At our next meeting at 8 pm on Thursday, November 12th, 2009 to be held at Beth Weizman, (306 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield) distinguished historian Prof Geoffrey Blainey will discuss his latest book, 'Sea of Dangers', which deals with the exploration of the South Pacific by Captain James Cook and his French rival Captain Jean de Surville. Cook had the incidental task of searching for a mysterious Jewish colony in the Pacific.
20090820 Australian Archives of Jewish)Music ( Bronia Kornhauser )|
The speaker at our meeting on Thursday August 20 will be Bronia Kornhauser, Research Officer and Music Archivist in the School of Music, Monash University. Bronia will descibe her work with the Australian Archives of Jewish Music. Some of the gems of that collection will be played in what promises to be a most delightful musical evening.
20090723 Herman Deutsch Pioneer Ballarat Engraver Lithographer (Thomas Darragh)|
Herman Deutsch, a member of the Ballarat Hebrew Congregation, was a pioneer of Australian engraving and lithography. A Silesian by birth and an engraver by trade, he set up business in Ballarat about August 1858. His firm was well-known for the printing of lithographic views by local artists. The views were of Ballarat streets and scenery, notably The Ballarat Album, as well as for coloured prints of the Ballarat mining industry.
20090226 AGM plus At Home with the Monashes ( Ann Mitchell )|
The AGM of AJHS (Vic) will be held on Thursday 26th February at 8pm in the Jewish Museum of Victoria. Following the short AGM, Dr Ann Mitchell will speak about the family life and history of the Monashes and the Bentwitches.You will find The real man was, and is, rather more interesting than the myth of the extraoradinary individual.
HAC Revised 4/8/2013