Freelance writer, Martha MacDonald is working with Société Jersiaise throughout this anniversary year. In this series, Martha will delve into the archives and meet with the researchers, sample the Sections and celebrate all that the Société brings to our Island.
150 years of the Société Jersiaise
Dedicated to deepening our understanding of our Island home across a range of specialised areas of interest, the Société celebrating a century-and-a-half of research this year is a real milestone for the Jersey community
The Green Books Collection: An Occupier’s view of the Island
As we approach 78 years since the Channel Islands’ Liberation, those of us who did not live through that period are once again confronted by the difficulty of fully understanding the harsh realities of the Occupation.
Conference: Past, Present & Future, 1873-2023
The Société Jersiaise is an organisation built on the pursuit of knowledge, across many different disciplines, to deepen our understanding about Jersey’s history, culture, language and environment.
An homage to Jersey’s “ingenious” architect
Coinciding with the Société’s 150th anniversary year is another significant date for one of Jersey’s most notable architects and engineers, Adolphus Curry.
Looking to the future by excavating the past
Martha MacDonald in conversation with Field Archaeologist Dr. Hervé Duval-Gatignol
Digging over old ground and planting new seeds
Martha MacDonald in conversation with Garden History Section Chair, Pat Jackson.
A deep dive into the world of Marine Biology
in conversation with Section co-chair Dr Rebecca Kinnear.
150 years at the heart of Island life
how exactly does the Island’s oldest heritage organisation stay true to its roots whilst keeping itself relevant in the modern day?