GAGHACon 2018: Australisches Deutschtum
17 August 2018 09:00 to 19 August 2018 17:00 (Australia/Adelaide)
University of Adelaide,
- Adam Kauschke
- 19 August 2018 14:00
- Eclipse Room
At the end of World War II, one in every six refugees in Europe was Lutheran. Many Germans, Latvians, and Lithuanians sought a new home in Australia, and the Lutheran Church in Australia played a pivotal role in assisting their migration and resettlement. Almost overnight the Church found itself responsible for the provision of chaplaincy and immigration services, alongside the support of migrant pastors and the establishment of migrant congregations. Immigration records created by the Church’s ...