Historical Talk Series by Dr. Rainer Baehre on Newfoundland and Labrador’s Past

Dr. Rainer Baehre is presenting a Historical Talk Series, delving into significant periods of Newfoundland and Labrador’s past.

The series explores the journey of the region to becoming an ‘official’ colony with self-government, among other historical themes.

Event Series Summary

  • Hosted by: Dr. Rainer Baehre

  • Location: Centre for Research and Innovation, 1 Mill Road, Grenfell Campus

  • Time: 7:00 to 8:00 PM

Dates and Topics

2024-02-28T03:30:00Z : “Fish and Empire, 1763-1818”

  • Discussing the interplay between foreign fishing, imperial rivalry, and the establishment of the new French Shore in Newfoundland.

2024-03-13T02:30:00Z : “Newfoundland and the Irish Diaspora, 1800-1819”

  • Reviewing the volume and nature of early Irish immigration in the nineteenth century.

2024-03-27T02:30:00Z : “Newfoundland in Crisis, 1815-1821”

  • Examining the impacts on society and economy due to fires in St. John’s and a volcanic eruption in Indonesia.

2024-04-10T02:30:00Z : “Newfoundland as an ‘official’ British Colony, 1821-1832”

  • Re-examining the combined role of imperial officials and Newfoundland reformers in gaining ‘official’ colonial status and self-government.

Refreshments will be provided at the event.

The series promises to be enlightening for those interested in the rich history of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Image Attachment: Poster with details of the Historical Talk Series.

The lectures by Dr. Rainer Baehre, are the for anyone to attend of do you have to pre register

I think you can just show up. The poster doesn’t have any language that suggests tickets or pre-registration.

I think the last one happened during the last Business Wings event. It seems like it was pretty well attended!

I :heart: public lectures!