RESEARCHERS have recorded more than 1500 inscriptions in the former quarantine station at North Head over the past three years but one has got them stumped.
Alison Bashford, "Geographies of commemoration in Pacific quarantine islands”, London Group of Historical Geographers, Institute of Historical Research, London, 2 June, 2015.
Dr Peter Hobbins will be presenting at the upcoming Australian Historical Association annual conference
Dr Peter Hobbins will be presenting on 'An air of sickness: disease and the shaping of Australian airspace' at the Australian Historical Association annual conference at the University of Sydney, 6–10 July 2015.
Dr Peter Hobbins will present a paper entitled '"I had no leisure time for hygiene": 'Asiatic' crews caught in quarantine' at Race, Mobility and Imperial Networks: Charting the Transnational Asia-Pacific World, 1800–2015. This conference will be co-hosted by RMIT and La Trobe Universities in Melbourne, 9–11 November 2015.
Dr Peter Hobbins and Ms Rebecca Anderson will be speaking at the upcoming International Society for the History of Medicine Conference @ the Australian Catholic University, to be held from 30 June - 4 July 2015.