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Research Seminars


Research seminars, held twice yearly, are open to all members and to the general public.


Next Seminar

Autumn 2017

Topic:  Convict Motherhood


Registrations are now open


Female Convicts Research Centre Autumn Seminar 2017

Hobart Town Hall on Sunday 7 May, 2017


How did convict women bringing children from Britain cope - with travelling, with nurturing, with keeping in touch with their children? What happened to them? 

Programme now available.



Past Seminar Programmes


Spring 2010: Populating the Ross Female Factory

Autumn 2010: Female Factories: Who worked there and why?


Referencing suggestion for seminar papers:

[Author], '[Title of paper'], unpublished paper presented at  FCRC Seminar, [seminar date].

or if published:

[Author], ['Title of paper'],  paper presented at FCRC Seminar, [seminar date],