Women’s History Month Lecture

The concept of Women’s History Month was revived by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria during 2019 with support from several interested organisations. Every year the RHSV hosts a lecture to celebrate Women’s History Month. 


Professor Joy Damousi AM FASSA FAHA


Iola Mathews 


Janet McCalman AC FAHA FASSA


Carole Woods OAM
Vera Deakin in War and Peace


Professor Lynette Russell AM
Lecture was to be delivered on 17 March 2020. Unfortunately the event had to be cancelled owing to the limitations on public gatherings arising form the COVID-19 pandemic, but Professor Russell kindly agreed to provide the text for publication in the Victorian Historical Journal Vol 91, Number 1, June 2020 


Professor Marilyn Lake AO