• Menzies Centre Seminar - Island Penal Colonies

    Menzies Centre Seminar – Island Penal Colonies

    11th April 2018
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Islanding the penal colony:
    The confinement of European convicts and Indigenous prisoners
    on Australia’s off-shore islands

    Katherine (Katy) Roscoe


    As part of the Menzies Centre’s programme of public activities, the annual seminar series helps to produce a comprehensive and balanced perception of Australia’s past, present and future across a variety of topics.

    The seminar is in room S3.05 and will be followed by an informal drinks reception. B-AS members are invited to attend the seminar and reception.

    Please register here:

    Katy Roscoe works as a Research Assistant for The Bentham Project (UCL) and has taught at the University of Leicester. She was awarded a National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association Postgraduate Scholarship (2016) and the Australian Bicentennial Scholarship from the Menzies Centre of Australian Studies (2014).

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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