Zoom in to these three events: Timor Leste; Stuart Macintyre; capitalism

16 February: Timor was invaded! Webinar on Timor Leste – history and current events

Speakers are Dr José Ramos-Horta, Dr Kirsty Sword AO, Professor Peter Stanley, Sister Susan Connelly PhD and others. At UNSW, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Details and how to join in.

As well as honouring the friendship of the Timorese towards our soldiers in Timor during World War II, the webinar is an attempt to inject some perspective concerning another event of 19th February 1942, the bombing of Darwin.

24-25 February: Seminar to remember the life and work of Stuart Macintyre

This is face-to-face at the University of Melbourne (with covid protocols in place) or via Zoom. Details and registration arrangements here. The seminar ranges across many aspects of Professor Macintyre’s life and professional career and will hear contributions from his former colleagues and other distinguished speakers.

3 March: Online launch of Capitalism: New Histories from Australia, a special issue of Labour History journal

The editors are Hannah Forsyth (Australian Catholic University) and Sophie Loy-Wilson (University of Sydney). Professor Frank Bongiorno of ANU will do the launching honours. Contents of the special issue. This launch will be the first of several events planned for Labour History’s 60th Anniversary Year. To join the online launch, please email Carl Power admin@labourhistory.org.au. He’ll send you a link to the Zoom.

12 February 2022