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MyHeritage Online Events for March

This month marks one year since we began offering our free online Facebook Live and Ask the Expert sessions! While we wouldn’t have chosen the circumstances that inspired us to begin these sessions, we couldn’t be more grateful that we’ve been able to provide this valuable free content and bring the genealogy community together during this challenging year.

We’re roaring ahead with plenty of fantastic sessions for you this month!

Our free, live webinars feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA speaking on a wide variety of useful and relevant topics. Thanks to the live format, you can ask questions and interact with the lecturers in real time. Even if you can’t make it to the live events, you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page.

Facebook Live Sessions

No advance registration is required for these sessions: you can join them straight from our Facebook page. Simply visit the page when the session is scheduled to start, and look out for the live video broadcast at the top of the feed. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them live.

March 1, 2 P.M. EST

Topic: Inheritance and Family Secrets

Speaker: Dani Shapiro

Description: We’re very excited to invite you to this special session with Dani Shapiro, author of the instant NYT bestselling memoir, Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love. Dani will speak about her fascinating book and the events that led her to write it.

March 3, 9 A.M. EST

Topic: Following Genealogy Clues to Learn Great-Grandma’s Story

Speaker: Lisa Alzo

Description: Genealogist and author Lisa Alzo will take us along on her journey to learn more about the lives of her Slovak ancestors.

 

March 8, 2 P.M. EST

Topic: Using the Gossip Columns in Newspapers to Document Your Ancestors

Speaker: Melissa Barker

Description: Learn how to find the juiciest details about your ancestors using the gossip columns of newspapers with Melissa Barker, public historian and archives manager.

 

March 17, 1 P.M. EST

Topic: Diving into My Irish Heritage

Speaker: James Tanner

Description: Join genealogist James Tanner for a special St. Patrick’s Day session on researching your Irish heritage.

 

March 22, 2 P.M. EST

Topic: Destination DNA: How a Woman Chose Her Travel Itinerary

Speaker: Rachel Decoste

Description: Join Black history expert and author Rachel Decoste as discusses her whirlwind heritage tour of 5 African countries, guided by the results of a DNA test.

 

March 24, 1 P.M. EST

Topic: Recording Family Stories

Speaker: Rhonda Lauritzen

Description: Rhonda Lauritzen, professional biographer and expert on preserving family stories, will share her tips and advice for recording the stories in your family in a way that is engaging, memorable, and will carry your family legacy forward for future generations.

 

March 29, 2 P.M. EST

Topic: Strategies for Finding Your Family in Newspapers at MyHeritage

Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke

Description: Lisa Louise Cooke of Genealogy Gems will share tips and best practices to help you find your family in MyHeritage’s newspaper collections.

 

March 29, 8 A.M. EST

Topic: Are You Related to Royalty?

Speaker: Caroline Gurney

Description: Historical researcher Caroline Gurney will show you how to find out whether you’re descended from a royal family.

 

We look forward to having you join us!

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