30 June - 4 July 2015 | Australian Catholic University , North Sydney | 14th Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, International Society for the history of medicine: VIII conference

Social Program



ANZSHM Gala Dinner

Date: Thursday 2 July, 2015
Venue: Kirribilli Club, Lavender Bay NSW

Including canapes, a two course meal and drinks, overlooking Sydney Harbour.

Suggested dress: Lounge/ cocktail



ANZSHM Welcome Reception

Date: Tuesday 30 June, 2015: 4.30 - 6.00pm
Venue: The Peter Cosgrove Centre,
L22, Tenison Woods House
8 - 20 Napier Street, North Sydney 

Included in the cost of conference registration, the welcome reception will include drinks and canapés.  

Official conference opening by Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO. 

Ben Haneman Lecture

Date: Wednesday 1 July, 2015
Venue: Dixson Room, State Library of New South Wales

The Ben Haneman Memorial Lecture is a Biennial Event hosted by the ANZSHM and the State Library of NSW. Drinks and canapés included.

If you are unable to attend the conference but wish to attend the Ben Haneman lecture only, please click here.


Medical History Walk

Date: Tuesday 30 June, 2015
Starting from Circular Quay

This walk will trace the remarkable history of the Colonial Medical Service from the original site in the Rocks, via Macquarie Street to the present Sydney Hospital. An easy walk of approx. 3km starting and concluding at Circular Quay.

For further information, click here  

Event at capacity, to be added to waitlist email Secretariat.

Post Conference Excursion

Date: Saturday 4 July, 2015
Venue: Q Station, North Head Scenic Drive, Manly

Including a programme of talks on quarantine related topics, a walk around the historic grounds and inscriptions, and lunch.

For more information about Q Station, please click here.


14th Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine
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