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PhD Students

Les Hetherington

Les Hetheringtonthesis topic: 'Vaillante Soeur': Marie Caroline Niau and her Family in France, England and Australia, 1820 to 1956

thesis description: A transnational, family microhistory, this thesis analyses the lives of three generations of women in a French-Australian family in France, England and Australia, focusing on themes of identity, loss and resilience.




Elizabeth Hellwig

thesis topic: Sisters in Service: The role and contribution of Lay Sisters in the Congregation of Dominican women in Eastern Australia 1867-1990

thesis description: This thesis looks at institutional change through the eyes of 87 Sisters who served in this capacity until the distinction was abolished in 1955, and considers what became of them after this date.





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