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ISAA New South Wales Chapter

The New South Wales Chapter of ISAA was formed at a meeting in the State Library in February 1997. While most NSW members reside in or adjacent to Sydney, a number live as far afield as Armidale and Cooma.

ISAA NSW: P.O. Box 50 Thornleigh NSW 2120

Following the AGM on 14 May 2014, the composition of the 2014-2015 NSW Chapter Committee is as follows: 

Chair: Christine Jennett

Immediate Past Chair: Wendy Michaels

Vice-Chair: Brian Nicholls

Treasurer: Christine Yeats

Secretary: vacant

Ordinary members:   Elizabeth Fletcher, Susan Steggall, Diana Wyndham

Regional Representatives: John Ramsland, Robin McLachlan

 

 

 

LAUNCH OF 'GARDENS OF HISTORY AND IMAGINATION: GROWING NEW SOUTH WALES

The Independent Scholars Association of Australia and Sydney University Press

invite you to the launch of 

Gardens of History and Imagination: Growing New South Wales

edited by Gretchen Poiner and Sybil Jack.

The book will be launched by Peter Watts AM.



Date: 23 June 2016, 6 for 6:30 pm

Venue: The Gallery Room at the Mitchell Library,
State Library of NSW



Please RSVP by 15 June 2016


ISAA-NSW CHAPTER: ANNUAL SEMINAR - GLOBAL ISSUES: PEOPLE, RACE, IDENTITY



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