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South Australia’s History Festival: Seminar SA-German Connections

SA-German Connections: Networks, Travel, Business and Communications

South Australia’s History Festival program is out and the Barossa German Language Association and German Heritage Research Group are hosting another one-day seminar “SA-German Connections: Networks, Travel, Business and Communications”.

Migrants to South Australia kept connections with people and institutions in Europe. Interchange of people and goods, knowledge and ideas included families migrating and returning home; trade, industry and political links; letters and recruitment; studies and scientific exchange; church networks; war relief and post-war aid. Hear about disgruntled returnees, families reunited, seeking a spouse, the Godeffroy line and Burra copper, Schomburgk’s ‘chook’ and museum specimens, church bells from the Kaiser, Franco-Prussian War relief, post-war Care parcels, Polish re-enactments, Kaurna letters as World Memory, a stained glass portrait in a German church and Aranda Songkeepers of German hymns.  

Details: 27 May 9.30 – 4.00 pm

Langmeil Lutheran Church, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda, South Australia

Contact Christine Leske, 0428 337 132

Check the full program here

Direct link to the History Festival event

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