Conference of German-Australian History and Heritage 2018: Australisches Deutschtum
17 August 2018 09:00 to 19 August 2018 17:00 (Australia/Adelaide)
University of Adelaide,
- Peter Mickan
- 18 August 2018 16:00
- W P Rogers Room
German speaking immigrants settled the Barossa and regional South Australia in the mid 19 th century. German was the community language for social, business, education and cultural purposes. The Lutheran communitiesbuilt churches,established German schools and colleges,and conducted religious and social activities in German.However, the impact of two World Wars and dominance of English resulted in the dramatic retraction of German from the middle of the twentieth century. Children were warned no...