Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History Seminar (September & October Programmes + CFP December)

You are warmly invited to attend this regular, online seminar. Each session (held via zoom) features 3 x 10-minute research presentations on current research in Aotearoa New Zealand Gender History, followed by discussion. Please get in touch with us if you would like to present your own research. Charlotte Greenhalgh ( and Charlotte Macdonald.

Wednesday 16 September, 12 pm – 1 pm, via zoom

Gender, Family Life and Emotion

Charlotte Greenhalgh, The history of pregnancy in twentieth-century New Zealand

Michelle Walker, Family life and emotion during periods of mental illness related to childbirth in New Zealand, 1860–1920

(Paper Withdrawn) Paulien Martens, The history of fatherhood in nineteenth-century Otago

Wednesday 28 October, 12 pm – 1 pm, via zoom

Barbara Brookes, Cashing in on a medical career: The life of Anna Longshore Potts, 1829-1912

Jenny Coleman, Women in the New Zealand Legislative Council

Lyndon Fraser, “To my child now expecting to be born”: Women’s Wills as Acts of Remembrance in Victorian Canterbury

Wednesday 9 December, 12 pm – 1 pm, via zoom

Speakers tbc

Please get in touch if you would like to present your research.