News and Events

The Harry Gentle Resource Centre awards PhD Scholarship

August 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Lisa Jones was recently awarded a full PhD Scholarship funded by the Harry Gentle Resource Centre. Lisa’s research focuses on a comparative study of Moreton Bay policing with that of Van Diemen’s Land policing across the period 1842 – 1859. Read More

Inaugural HGRC Honours Scholarship

August 3, 2017

The inaugural Harry Gentle Honours Scholarship for 2017 has been awarded to Dean Kerrison, a recent Griffith BA graduate and university medalist, to write a creative non-fiction account of the encounter between an Indigenous diplomat and a German missionary in the Moreton Bay region from the 1840s to the 1860s. Read More

Redcliffe Remembers

July 31, 2017

On Sunday 10 September 2017 Redcliffe Remembers will transform the Redcliffe foreshore Precinct into historical hot-spots, celebrating and honouring the Peninsula’s iconic people and places, both past and present. Read More

Reconstructing Resistance: Mapping Frontier Affrays

July 28, 2017

The second Harry Gentle Resource Centre seminar was held at the Queensland State Archives on 16 June 2017. Dr Ray Kerkove spoke about his project of mapping the tide of Aboriginal resistance on the frontier. The video of Ray’s presentation can be assessed here. Read More

Harry Gentle Honours Scholarship

July 28, 2017

The Harry Gentle Resource Centre invites eligible Griffith University students to apply for the Harry Gentle Honours Scholarship. Applications close 4 February 2018. The Centre is developing a portal of research dedicated to the study of Australian history to the 1850s, with an initial focus on the territory that… Read More

Joint seminar HGRC and Queensland State Archives

July 21, 2017

HGRC visiting fellow Dr Anastasia Dukova gave a public talk at the Queensland State Archives on 14 July 2017.  Anastasia spoke on the  key aspects of town life and policing of today’s Brisbane in its transition years, from the arrival of the first immigrant ships in the Moreton Bay settlement… Read More

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