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Saturday, 25 July 2020 | FREE FamilySearch Family History and Genealogy Expo (at IGHR) | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel in Athens, Georgia

We hope you will join us for an informative and fun-filled day attending presentations, visiting vendor and society booths, exploring resources, asking questions, shopping in the bookstore, and meeting others interested in genealogy. Enjoy presentations given by FamilySearch personnel and our featured speaker Kenneth H. Thomas Jr. Don't miss his presentation, "Postcards and Genealogy: Using postcards to illustrate your family story as well as in interviewing relatives." The Books & Things genealogy bookstore will be open to the public during the Expo and during IGHR week!

FREE event! No registration required! Open to the public!

Sunday, 26 July – Friday, 31 July 2020 | Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR)

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel in Athens, Georgia

The 2020 Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society, offers thirteen courses for various levels of instruction, from basic skills to advanced methodology and evidence analysis. Topics range from resources for specific geographic locations to in-depth skill development on specific subjects. Week-long courses are taught by premier genealogy educators who are leading researchers and scholars in the field.

IGHR 2020 registration begins Saturday, 1 February 2020 and ends Monday, 6 July 2020

Course One
Methods & Sources
coordinator Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL

Course Two
Intermediate Genealogy & Historical Studies
coordinator Angela Packer McGhie, CG

Course Three
Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis
coordinator Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Course Four
Writing & Publishing for Genealogists
coordinator Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA

Course Five
Genetics for Genealogists: Beginning DNA
coordinator Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG

Course Six
Military Records III: Advanced Research and Methodology
coordinator Michael L. Strauss, AG

Course Seven
Scottish Research: The Fundamentals and Beyond
coordinator Paul Milner, MDiv, FUGA

Course Eight
For Land’s Sake! Advanced Analysis and Platting
coordinator Gerald H. (Jerry) Smith, CG

Course Nine
Research in the South: Cessions & Territories
coordinator J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Course Ten
Advanced Library Research: Law Libraries & Gov’t Docs
coordinators Benjamin B. Spratling III, JD & Patricia Walls Stamm, CG, CGL

Course Eleven
Researching African American Ancestors: Government Documents & Advanced Tools
coordinator Deborah A. Abbott, PhD

Course Twelve
Intermediate DNA: Planning for and Conducting Research using DNA and Documentary Sources
coordinator Karen Stanbary, MA, CG

Course Thirteen
Researching New York: Resources & Strategies
coordinator Karen Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS

This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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