Research Seminars


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


Next Seminar

Spring 2017

Topic:  Tales of the Unexpected

Hobart Town Hall on Sunday 8th October 2017

Call for papers now open

Do you have a story about an unusual convict, or group of convicts? Or anything else unexpected about female convicts?  Those with unusual crimes, who did unusual things... If you would like to present a paper please contact Alison Alexander,  by 31 May 2017.



Seminar Autumn 2018

Date announcement:  Sunday 22nd April 2018

Hobart Town Hall


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[Author], '[Title of paper'], unpublished paper presented at  FCRC Seminar, [seminar date].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