Dr Catherine Bishop at Old Government House: ‘Dangerous Discussions in the Dining Room

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Description

Invited presentation

Catherine Bishop explores with you the forgotten entrepreneurial businesswomen who earnt their living in a variety of small – and sometimes surprising – ways during the early days of Sydney.  She will bring to life the fascinating details of the successes and failures, determination and wilfulness, achievements, tragedies and the occasional juicy scandal of these extraordinary women. Join Catherine as she challenges how restoring these women to the history of Sydney will reshape the way we understand our past as well as provide an incontrovertible counter-narrative to the woman’s place being at home.

Period27 Sep 2019

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleCatherine Bishop - Dangerous Discussions in the DiningRoom
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletNational Trust
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date27/09/19
    DescriptionCatherine Bishop explores the forgotten entrepreneurial businesswomen who earnt their living in a variety of small – and sometimes surprising – ways during the early days of Sydney. She will bring to life the fascinating details of the successes and failures, determination and wilfulness, achievements, tragedies and the occasional juicy scandal of these extraordinary women. Join Catherine as she challenges how restoring these women to the history of Sydney will reshape the way we understand our past as well as provide an incontrovertible counter-narrative to the woman’s place being at home.
    Producer/AuthorNational Trust
    URLhttps://www.nationaltrust.org.au/event/dangerous-discussions-in-the-dining-room/
    PersonsCatherine Bishop