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**18th Symposium for school museums and history of education collections – 2019, 3 to 5 July, Copenhagen**

Challenges for the school museums and history of education in a time of globalization and digitization

3 to 5 July, 2019: 18th Symposium in Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline for submission is 15 January 2019 to SMH2019.arts.edu@au.dk

http://skolehistorie.au.dk/netvaerk/18th-symposium-for-school-museums-and-history-of-education-collections/ (click to open link in a new tab)

http://skolehistorie.au.dk/fileadmin/user_upload/Call_for_papers_school_Museums.pdf (Click to open pdf in a new tab)

Central dates and contact information:

  • 15 January 2019: deadline for abstracts
  • 1 March, 2018: participants (both papers and ignites) are notified
  • 1 April, 2019: Final registration
  • 3 – 5 July 2019: 19th Symposium in Copenhagen, Denmark

For further information:

http://skolehistorie.au.dk/en/netvaerk/18th-symposium-for-school-museums-and-history-of-education-collections/

or send e-mail to:

SMH2019.arts.edu@au.dk

 

Launch of Occasional Paper


Canberra identity, Mr James Service, AO, launched a new ANME publication, Mowbray House Sydney: Reflections, at the recent ANZHES Conference held at the Inspire Centre in September. Mr Service has had a long and distinguished career in the property industry and has served in a range of capacities in public affairs and causes within the Canberra community.

The author of the Occasional Paper is Colin Dennett is a former pupil of Mowbray House Boys’ Preparatory School which existed from 1906 to 1954. Colin’s chance re-connection with his first school came about through his discovery of the school archive which was presented to the ANME by Sydney lawyer, Mr Trevor Fowler in 2014.

Colin’s exploration of this archive has resulted in a fascinating study of the Headmaster’s Reports over the first half of the 20th Century. Mr Service is also a former pupil of the school.

Director visits England and Ireland

During June and July, the Director toured a number of school museums and Victorian classrooms in England and Ireland. This enabled him to promote the ANME and to exchange information with curators and staff. His visits included the British Schools Museum in Queen Street, Hitchin, The Ragged School in London’s East End, the Sevington Victorian School near the village of Grittleton in Wiltshire and the Ballyverdaugh National School, in Northern Ireland.

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