Welcome to THRA
The Tasmanian Historical Research
Association was founded in 1951 to promote research into and
publication of Tasmanian history.
It is managed by a committee of volunteers. Meet them here. Our Annual Report is here.
THRA is itself a member of the Federation of Australian History Societies.
well as our own news, THRA's Facebook page promotes lectures and other
events of interest around Tasmania. Find us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thra1951/
Podcasts: THRA's 2015 lecture series is freely available as a series of podcasts.
Activities: Meetings, Excursions & Conferences
Each year we host
eleven lectures, usually, but not always, on Tasmanian topics. Members can hear the results of research and present papers on their own work.
The 2016 Lecture calendar
Summaries of each lecture over the last five years are archived here
You can search our entire lecture series by title and speaker here
The Association manages occasional conferences and organises excursions to places of historical interest.
Excursions are detailed here
Purchasing a THRA Publication
We publish three issues of our journal Papers and Proceedings
annually. Subscribers can read articles on a wide variety of
subjects, lectures and book reviews.
A sample copy is here The Contents of the most recent issue is here
The Association has also
published eighteen books. Our Publications Catalogue and Order form can be downloaded here.
There is a quarterly newsletter available here.
Becoming a member of THRA
The membership application form is here.
Links to Tasmanain Historical knowledge
The websites for Tasmania's museums and many local history societies are here.
Email and other contact details for the Association's office bearers are here.
You can give us your feedback by emailing us here