Motherhood and Mothering Stories

Date : 
04 July 2019 
Venue: Stanton Library
Council Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

What have Australian family historians discovered about motherhood and mothering practices through the intergenerational histories that they have gathered?

What have been the major drivers of change, and how have these manifested, with what impacts and outcomes?

Family historians will be asked to bring along artefacts and evidence for discussion.

Oral and other digital format histories are welcome.


About the Presenter

A/Prof Tanya Evans, Associate Professor, Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations, Centre for Media History (CMH) and Centre for Applied History, Macquarie University. She is a public historian who specialises in the history of the family, motherhood, poverty and sexuality. She is passionate about researching ordinary people and places in the past and co-creating historical knowledge with diverse communities as well as teaching and producing public programs. Professor Evans has published four books her last book on the history of The Spit Swimming Club at Balmoral Beach. She continues to research and write about the different ways in which family history is practised in Australia, England and Canada.


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04 Jul 2019 at 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Stanton Library
234 Miller Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060


: 9936 8400

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