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Maggie Kirkman

Dr Maggie Kirkman is a psychologist and a Senior Research Fellow in Global and Women’s Health at Monash University. She taught kindergarten children, children with hearing impairments and children with profound disabilities before attending university in her thirties – after which she lectured at her old teachers’ college and tutored at the University of Melbourne. She gained a PhD at fifty and worked at La Trobe and Melbourne universities before moving to Monash in 2011. Her research includes women’s experiences of infertility, abortion, donor-assisted conception, breast cancer and ageing. Maggie is the author of My Sister’s Child (with Linda Kirkman, Penguin) and the editor of Sperm Wars (with Heather Grace Jones, ABC Books).  She has been featured in the Australian media, including on ABC Radio and in The Conversation.  In 2019, Maggie was recognised as an inaugural Champion for Women by Women’s Health Victoria.

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Personal Politics Launch at Qtopia Sydney

Qtopia 301 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia

Personal Politics: Gender, Sexuality and the Making of Australian Citizenship (Monash University Publishing) is a ground-breaking history of feminist and LGBTIQ+ activism in Australia. Activists in the 1970s hoped that by...

Satyajit Das in conversation with Cassie McCullagh (Sydney)

The Royal Oak Balmain 36 College St, Balmain, NSW, Australia

Wild Quests provides an unprecedented inside perspective for avid travellers, ecotourists, environmentalists or readers interested in our natural world. It combines travelogue, history and science to provide a significant and timely...

$16.75

Ideology isn’t everything – Words in Winter (VIC)

Ideology isn't everything: there's love, blood and stoushes galore associated with ideologies wherever and whenever you look. This session will delve into Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo's memoir, Tom O'Callaghan's journalism research...

$20
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