A space open to all interested in discussing current research in women’s and gender history with a focus on Aotearoa New Zealand. Zoom meetings are held every 6 weeks on Wednesdays – Rāapa, 12 noon to 1.00pm.
Zoom link (recurring): https://waikato.zoom.us/j/82421107647
|Wednesday 17 March||Paulien Martens, The History of Fatherhood in Otago, 1840-1914.|
Rachel Tombs, An End to Spousal Immunity: Rape Law Reform in 1980s New Zealand.
|Wednesday 28 April||Mana Wahine Session: |
Hineitimoana Greensill, ‘Wahine ma Korerotia’: Māori Women’s Writing & Activism, 1975–1984.
Nālani Wilson-Hokowhitu, Retracing the Storylines of Hina – A Mana Wahine Journey.
|Wednesday 9 June||James Keating, Distant Sisters? Writing a History of Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote. |
Violeta Gilabert, Emotion, Modernity, and the Campaign for Christian Order in Aotearoa New Zealand, 1942-1946.
|Wednesday 21 July||Charlotte Macdonald, Standing on the Threshold: Mary Anne at the Door of the Sydney Refuge 1867, the Historian at her Keyboard, 2021. The Tricky Business of Fragments and Interpretation.|
Randolph Hollingwood, A Tale of 29 Cities: Mary C. Leavitt’s Organizing Tour of New Zealand in 1885.
|Wednesday 1 September||Julia Laite, From Chelmer Street to Piccadilly Circus: The Individual, the Local, and the Global in the Search for a Missing History.|
Cheryl Ware, Oral Histories of Sex Work in Aotearoa, 1978-2008.
|Wednesday 13 October||Katie Pickles, Approaching a New Biography of Kate Sheppard.|
Phoebe Fordyce, Interactions Between Māori and Pākehā Women of the WCTU (1893–1897).
|Wednesday 8 December||Elizabeth Bowyer, The Contractual Engagements of Colonial Women: The Case of Elizabeth Ellen Hadfield.|
Second speaker TBC