Dr Deborah Gare is the 2014 JCPML Visiting Scholar. Deborah is the Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Arts and Sciences, where she leads the History program in Fremantle. Dr Gare is conducting her research at the JCPML during September and October and her research topic has changed since our […]
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The successful Anniversary Lecture presentation by Professor Geoff Gallop is now available on the JCPML website. A copy of Prof Gallop’s speech and the video of his presentation can now be viewed.
The National Trust has organised several events at the Curtin Family Home between Wednesday 10 September and Saturday 13 September, 2014. You can enjoy a guided tour with morning or afternoon tea and hear excerpts from John and Elsie’s letters or attend an Open Day to explore the home at your leisure. Please see the […]
Dr Deborah Gare has been appointed the 2014 JCPML Visiting Scholar. Deborah is an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Arts and Sciences, where she leads the History program in Fremantle. Dr Gare will conduct her research at the JCPML during August and will explore a broad range of social […]
The 2013-2014 JCPML Visiting Scholar Lecture was delivered by Dr Toby Davidson on Wednesday 30 April 2014. You can find out more about the lecture and link to a transcript of the lecture, entitled Good for the Soul: John Curtin’s Life with Poetry, by clicking here.
The John Curtin Medal is awarded by Curtin University to those in the external community who have made a significant contribution in their chosen field and who display qualities associated with John Curtin, such as vision, leadership and community service. The Medal is presented annually as part of the October 7 commemoration of John Curtin’s […]
You are invited to attend our 2014 JCPML Visiting Scholar Lecture on Wednesday 30 April. Dr Toby Davidson, great-grandson of Prime Minister John Curtin and an Australian poetry researcher, editor and lecturer at Macquarie University, will present the lecture, entitled Good for the soul: John Curtin’s life with poetry. Poetry has played an important role […]
Bob Wurth’s historic biography The Battle for Australia has won first prize for the non-fiction in national literary awards sponsored by the Fellowship of Australian Writers. The JCPML hosted the national launch of the book in November 2013 for Bob Wurth, a former JCPML Visiting Scholar.
The March 2014 edition of the JCPML Information Update newsletter is now available. This month’s edition covers: 2013-2014 JCML Visiting Scholar Lecture by Dr Toby Davidson, great grandson of John Curtin The launch of Bob Wurth’s book The Battle for Australia The JCPML education program and farewell to our education officer WA Premier’s Award for […]
New additional online resources such as the Digital Treasure Box and the secondary school resources for interpreting sources and writing history essays have been developed by the JCPML. The physical Treasure Boxes are available for loan using the booking form. If you have any queries please contact Deanne Barrett, Manager Research Services by phone 9266 […]