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South Australians Living Through Pandemics & the Value of Their Stories

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by Jenny Esots (subscribe)
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An exciting webinar will explore the history of the Spanish Flu pandemic in South Australia and a comparison with what we are living through today. This webinar is jointly hosted by the History Trust of South Australia and the History Council of South Australia.
The main question to b discussed is 'How do the two pandemics compare?'

State Library of South Australia, Quarantine Camp at Jubilee Oval, PRG 1638/2/99
State Library of South Australia, Quarantine Camp at Jubilee Oval, PRG 1638/2/99


Past State Historian Dr Susan Marsden will look at the cause, spread, and impact of the world's worst pandemic, the Spanish flu. Director of Public Engagement, Dr Kristy Kokegei, will then lead a discussion around the importance of contemporary collecting and the role everyone can play in documenting and recording the South Australian experience.

This webinar is freely available to everyone, so please feel free share widely. The number of live webinar participants will be capped, but the webinar will be recorded and available through both the History Council and the History Trust of South Australia's websites.

Book your spot now at Eventbrite here

The webinar is on Saturday May 9 @ 2pm - 3pm

State Library of South Australia, Quarantine Camp at Jubilee Oval, PRG 1638/2/99
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Why? Pandemic times, then and now
When: Saturday May 9, 2pm - 3pm
Where: Online
Cost: FREE
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Was an interesting webinar of times gone by and how wee are remembering these times.
by Jenny Esots (score: 3|1389) 56 days ago
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