Date: Wednesday 18 October 2023 6pm
Location: Macquarie Room, State Library of New South Wales
Richard Cashman: Chair
Janet Beverley: Author of a PhD on Australian women’s hockey.
Max Solling: Author of a manuscript, submitted to Halstead Press, which is a social history of Australian hockey.
Discussion topics: Why the neglect of field hockey by sports historians? , The story of Australian hockey ; Is the women’s story different from the men’s story? ; The amalgamation of men’s and women’s hockey ; The context of hockey — geography, class, gender ;Strength and weaknesses.