From 7 November, 2014 to 8 November, 2014
Professor Alison Bashford will present 'Quarantine and oceanic histories: reflections on the old world and the new' at the Mediterranean Under Quarantine Conference in Malta.
From 12 November, 2014 to 3 December, 2014
At the War Memorialisation and the Nation conference in Dunedin, New Zealand:
- Dr Peter Hobbins will be presenting '“Your name or message could be here”: the ambiguous commemorations of coastal defence'
- Ms Sarah Janson will be presenting 'Betwixt and between – negotiating war memorialisation at the North Head Quarantine Station Third Cemetery'.
Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place[5 September 2014]
Over 14–16 August 2014, Sydney’s Q Station hosted an international gathering of scholars to discuss the history, archaeology, geography and heritage of quarantine.
New edition of Imperial Hygiene[5 September 2014]
Professor Alison Bashford’s book Imperial Hygiene (2004) has been released in a new edition (2014).
Themed section on mark-making in Australian Archaeology June 2014[5 September 2014]
Dr Annie Clarke and Dr Ursula Frederick co-edited a recent special themed section on mark-making and graffiti in the June 2014 issue of Australian Archaeology.
Quarantine Project presentation to John Hunter Hospital staff[5 September 2014]
On 31 July 2014 Dr Peter Hobbins visited the Departments of Pathology and Microbiology at Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital to discuss the history of quarantine and changing ideas of disease at Sydney’s former Quarantine Station.