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History Council Victoria

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March 2020

Teasing Women’s Stories from the Archives

31 March at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
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In March we celebrate Women’s History Month, part of the context for annual celebrations of International Women’s Day on 8 March. In this seminar three historians share their experience of researching women’s lives, as biographical dictionaries strive to increase their representation of women.  From a medieval countess to Victoria’s female criminals, the stories uncovered range widely in both time and place, pointing to the richness the archives can yield ‘with a little more effort and research’.   Panellists: Dr Carolyn…

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