The Kathleen Fitzpatrick Fellowship recognizes mentoring achievement and capacity; it provides additional support for a mentoring program for early career women in particular, as well as developing Early Career Resarchers and Indigenous training opportunities.
Early Career Researcher workshops
Our first year was a bumper year for ECR workshops. They included one on the History of Eugenics, Deepening the Time of History, Deep Time and Indigenous Histories:
- Masterclass on History of Eugenics with Professor Philippa Levine, 26 July, Australian National University
- Masterclass: Deepening the Time of History?, 9 August, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia
- Deep Time Workshop, 10 August, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia
- Workshop on Indigenous Histories for Early Career Researchers, 26 September, Australian National University
In 2019 we held a workshop at Harvard on Postcolonial Tensions: Sciences, Histories and Indigenous Knowledges:
- Postcolonial Tensions: Sciences, Histories, Indigenous Knowledges, 12 April, Department of History of Science, Harvard University
Due to COVID-19 planned workshops for 2020 have been postponed.
Indigenous Future Leaders and Skills Training
2019 was an outstanding year in skills training in Broome, with Nyamba Buru Yawuru (NBY) undertaking a National Library Oral History Workshop and recordings added to the NLA’s Oral History Collection. More members of the Research Centre then had the opportunity to train with the National Library’s equipment at their 2020 Retreat.
- National Library Oral History Workshop, February, Nyamba Buru Yawuru, Broome. For recordings, visit the National Library of Australia’s Oral History Collection
- CASS Indigenous Trainee Program, Kalesha Reed, July-August, Australian National University
- Indigenous Future Leader Visit, Naomi Appleby, November, Australian National University
Again, current restrictions due to COVID-19 have postponed other planned opportunities for 2020.