• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002710

Interview with Marian Sawer, political scientist, feminist and Associate Professor of Politics, University of Canberra, 1993- [sound recording / interviewer, Sara Dowse

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 3998
  • Date Range 19-Mar-00 - 20-Mar-00
  • Description

    Sawer speaks of her upbringing in New Zealand, her parents’ background, the family migrating to Australia in 1958 and her subsequent academic education, early married life, scholarly pursuits, the increasing involvement in the Women’s Movement and gender politics, her appointment as Chair of the Political Science Program at the ANU’s Research School of Social Sciences, current academic interests, her involvement in key feminist campaigns such as the enactment of sex discrimination legislation in the A.C.T.

  • Access Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee
  • Finding Aid Timed summary available.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Sawer, Marian (1946 - )