Professional Historians Association (South Australia)

http://www.sahistorians.org.au/register/list/speirs-geoff.shtml

Speirs, Geoff

37a Kyle Street,
Glenside SA 5065
ABN 12 732 128 018
Telephone (08) 8338 1209  
Mobile 0439 872 116

Availability

Full-time

Member status

Professional Historian

Academic qualifications

BA (Hons), Dip. Ed

Membership of related societies

Museums Australia

Professional experience

20 years’ experience working with community history groups as a staff member of the History Trust of South Australia; six years’ experience as a freelance historical and museum consultant. Skills and services offered Research; writing; editing; oral history; exhibition planning and installation; scripting and editing for multimedia; museums collections management and significance assessments; museum reviews and feasibility studies.

Skills and services offered

Research; writing; editing; oral history; exhibition planning and installation; scripting and editing for multimedia; museums collections management and significance assessments; museum reviews and feasibility studies.

Publications/reports

Interpretation plans for museums or visitor centres at Woomera, Mount Lofty Summit, Head of Bight, Kalgoorlie War Museum; Midland Railway Workshops (Perth); feasibility studies or museum reviews for cities of Norwood, Payneham St Peters and Charles Sturt, and museums at Burra and Penneshaw; significance assessments for collections at the SA Folk Federation, Mount Lofty & Districts Historical Society and Willunga Courthouse Museum; Publications: Museums in South Australia Directory; Collecting South Australian History; articles in History Trust magazines, and in compilations such as the Wakefield Companion to South Australian History.

Research interests

Aboriginal studies; Australian studies; Biography; Cultural tourism; Environment; Heritage studies; House history; Industrial history; Material culture; Pastoralism; South Australian studies.

Tags: Aboriginal studies, Australian studies, Biography, Cultural tourism, Editing, Environment, Exhibitions, Heritage studies, House history, industrial history, Material culture, Multimedia, Museum reviews, Oral history, Pastoralism, Research, South Australian studies, Writing