The Maddern-Crawford Network (MCN)

Patricia Crawford and Philippa Maddern (1988). Photo © Stephanie Tarbin

About the MCN:

Patricia Crawford (1941-2009) and Philippa Maddern (1952-2012) were pioneering scholars in the fields of feminist medieval and early-modern history in Australia, as well as proud mentors to female scholars in the fields of medieval and early-modern studies.

To honour the inestimable contribution of these founding mothers, the Maddern-Crawford Network has been established by ANZAMEMS:

  • To promote practices of gender equity within our peak organisation, ANZAMEMS (Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies), as well as during the biannual conference for this organisation.
  • To host networking events for female and female-identified scholars from Australia and New Zealand.
  • To enable virtual networking advice, and information sharing, by means of social media interactions.
  • To match senior and junior scholars of shared intellectual interests.
  • To aggregate data on female participation, at every level, in the field in Australia and New Zealand.
  • To offer career support to junior scholars by providing services such as:
    • Curriculum Vitae assessment
    • Strategic career advice
    • Manuscript review where possible.

Conveners and Advisory Board

Profiles can be viewed by selecting a name in the menu below.

Convenor Dolly MacKinnon, University of Queensland
Convenor Clare Monagle, Macquarie University
Advisory Board Member Tracy Adams, University of Auckland
Advisory Board Member Sahar Amer, University of Sydney
Advisory Board Member Susan Broomhall, University of Western Australia
Advisory Board Member Megan Cassidy-Welch, Monash University
Advisory Board Member Louise D’Arcens, Macquarie University
Advisory Board Member Anne Dunlop, University of Melbourne
Advisory Board Member Sarah Ferber, University of Wollongong
Advisory Board Member Elizabeth Freeman, University of Tasmania
Advisory Board Member Dianne Hall, Victoria University, Melbourne
Advisory Board Member Catherine Mann, The University of Melbourne
Advisory Board Member Sam Owens, Victoria University of Wellington
Advisory Board Member Kim Phillips, University of Auckland
Advisory Board Member Sarah Ross, Victoria University of Wellington
Advisory Board Member Jenny Spinks, University of Melbourne
Advisory Board Member Stephanie Trigg, University of Melbourne

How to Join:

Membership is available to female and female-identified scholars working in Australia and New Zealand, who are members of ANZAMEMS. It is open to all career stages from postgraduate onwards.

Our group communicates through a social media platform Loomio. Please email clare.monagle@mq.edu.au to join, as well as providing a brief biography of your career stage, as well as your research interests.



About Patricia Crawford

Select Bibliography

  • Patricia Crawford. Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Patricia Crawford and Ian Crawford. Contested Country: A History of the Northcliffe Area Western Australia. Nedlands, WA: UWA Press, 2003.
  • Patricia Crawford and Philippa Maddern (eds.). Women as Australian Citizens: Underlying Histories. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2001.
  • Patricia Crawford and Laura Gowing. Women’s Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge, 2000.
  • Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford. Women in Early Modern England. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998.
  • Patricia Crawford. Women and Religion in England 1500-1720. London: Routledge, 1993.

Obituaries

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About Philippa Maddern

Select Bibliography

  • Patricia Crawford and Philippa Maddern (eds.). Women as Australian Citizens: Underlying Histories. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2001.
  • Andrew Lynch and Philippa Maddern (eds.). Venus & Mars: Engendering Love and War in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Nedlands, WA: UWA Press, 1995.
  • Philippa Maddern and Penelope Hetherington (eds.). Sexuality and gender in history: selected essays. Nedlands, WA: Centre for Western Australia History at the University of Western Australia, 1993.
  • Philippa Maddern. Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Obituaries

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