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Corporate entry Australian Science History Club (2001 - 2005)

From
12 February 2001
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
To
8 November 2005
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Functions
Association, Society or membership organisation and History of Australian Science

Summary

The Australian Science History Club was established when the Colonial Science Club underwent a change of name. The Club is an informal grouping, presenting papers and seminars on historical aspects of Australian science, technology, engineering and medicine. The club ceased to exist as such in late 2005 when its activities and membership transferred to the Australian Society for the History of Engineering and Technology (ASHET).

Details

Events

15 June 2005
Talk - Talk: Tim Sherratt, Inigo Jones - The Weather Prophet, The Sydney Observatory
13 September 2005
Talk - Talk: John F. Brock, Cook-Bligh-Flinders-King: The quadrilogy of master mariners, The Discovery Room, Australian Museum
12 October 2005
Talk - Talk: Alasdair McGregor, Frank Hurley: Photographing for Science, The Discovery Room, Australian Museum
8 November 2005
Talk - Talk: Gavan McCarthy, Reflexions and Visions: Looking into the future of the history of Australian science, The Discovery Room, Australian Museum

Timeline

 1987 - 2001? Colonial Science Club
       2001 - 2005 Australian Science History Club
             2003 - Australian Society for the History of Engineering and Technology Incorporated (ASHET)

Published resources

Seminar Papers

  • Brock, John F., 'Cook-Bligh-Flinders-King: the quadrilogy of master mariners', in given in The Discovery Room, Australian Museum, Tuesday 6pm, Australian Science History Club, Sydney, 13 September 2005. Details
  • McCarthy, Gavan, 'Reflexions and Visions: Looking into the future of the history of Australian science', given in The Discovery Room, Australian Museum, Tuesday 6pm, Australian Science History Club, Sydney, 8 November 2005. Also available at http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/~gavan/pubs/CSCM-2005-11-08_Australian_Science_History_Club6_talk.pdf. Details
  • McGregor, Alasdair, 'Frank Hurley: Photographing for science', in given in The Discovery Room, Australian Museum, Tuesday 6pm, Australian Science History Club, Sydney, 12 October 2005. Details
  • Sherratt, Tim, 'Inigo Jones - the Weather Prophet', in given at the Sydney Observatory, Wednesday 6pm, Australian Science History Club, Sydney, 15 June 2005. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith