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History

History Week

1 -9 September 2018

Theme:  Life and Death includes stories about life’s milestones and how different cultures come to terms with death. How do we commemorate people’s lives and what do rituals and burial practices reveal about our relationship with and understanding of life and death?

Parramatta Library in partnership with Research Library, Heritage Centre

Death rites: Hindu and Chinese cremation ceremonies, rituals and significance    

Date: Monday 3 September
In partnership with Research Library, Heritage Centre
Location: Parramatta Library
Start Time: 10:30am
Finish Time: 11:30am
Cost: Free
Bookings: Online booking essential


Death rites: burial ceremonies, rituals and significance for Christians

Date: Thursday 6 September
Location: Parramatta Library
Start Time: 10:30am
Finish Time: 11:30am
Cost: Free
Bookings: Online booking essential