Publications and Outreach

Books

Damousi, J, Rubenstein, K, Tomsic, M, (eds) Diversity in Leadership: Australian women, past and present, ANU Press, ACT, 2014, READ ONLINE

Book Chapters

Kerwin, H and Rubenstein, K, 2011. ‘Reading the Life Narrative of Valerie French, the First Woman to Sign the Western Australian Bar Roll’ in Davis, F, Musgrove, N and Smart, J (eds) Founders, Firsts and Feminists: Women Leaders in Twentieth-century Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne: 172-187. READ ONLINE

Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Epilogue: Reflections on women and leadership through the prism of citizenship’, in Damousi, J, Rubenstein, K, Tomsic, M (eds) Diversity in Leadership: Australian women, past and present, ANU Press, ACT, pp.335-339.

Rubenstein, K, 2016. ‘In her own voice: oral (legal) history’s insights on gender and the spheres of public law’, in Rubenstein, K, and Young, K (eds) The Public Law of Gender, Cambridge University Press.

Rubenstein, K, 2018. ‘Adding in their Voices: Oral History and Australia’s first women law professors’, in Schultz, U (ed) Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy (forthcoming).

Rubenstein, K, and Isaac, A, 2018. ‘Oral history as empirical corrective – including women’s experiences in international law’, in Harris-Rimmer, S, and Ogg, K (eds) Research Handbook on The Future of Feminist Engagement with International law, Edward Elgar, forthcoming).

Rubenstein, K, and Henningham, N, 2019. ‘Oral history as method: insights on the impact of federalism on Trailblazing Women Lawyers’, in Vickers, J (ed) Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism, Edward Elgar (forthcoming).

Online Exhibition

Rubenstein, K, and Morgan, H (eds), 2016. Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens, Australian Women’s Archives Project http://www.womenaustralia.info/lawyers

Theses

Baker, L, 2017. ‘Computational (Quantitative) Methods and Qualitative Data: Trailblazing Women and the Law,’ A Thesis Submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, The Australian National University, Canberra, August 2017.

Journal Articles

Henningham, N, Evans, J and Morgan, H, 2017. ‘The Australian Women’s Archives Project: Creating and co-curating community feminist archives in a post-custodial age’, Australian Feminist Studies, vol.32, iss.91-92, 2017, pp.91-107, DOI: 10.1080/08164649.2017.1357015.

Henningham, N and Morgan, H, 2016. ‘The Australian Women’s Register and the case of the missing apostrophe; or, how we learnt to stop worrying and love librarians’, The Australian Library Journal, vol.65, no.3, 2016, pp.167-180, DOI: 10.1080/00049670.2016.1206094.

Rubenstein, K, 2016. ‘”Alive in the Telling”: Trailblazing Women Lawyers’ Lives, Lived with Law’, Law Text Culture, 20, 66-92, READ ONLINE

Rubenstein, K, 2016. ‘The Trailblazing Women and the Law Project.(Australia)’, Alternative Law Journal, v.41, no.1, p.13-14, March 2016.

Articles

Grimshaw, P, 2014. ‘Rubenstein, Kim (1965 – )’, in The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women’s Archives Project, 2014, READ ONLINE

Halonkin, L, 2014. ‘French, Valerie’, in The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women’s Archives Project, 2014, READ ONLINE

Halonkin, L and Wetherall, C, 2014. ‘Mahlab, Eve (1937 – )’, in The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women’s Archives Project, 2014, READ ONLINE

Kerwin, H and Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Law’, in The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women’s Archives Project, 2014, READ ONLINE

Rubenstein, K, 2016. ‘The Trailblazing Women and the Law Project’, Portia

Book Reviews

Rubenstein, K, 2015. ‘A funny course for a woman; Autobiography of Rosemary Balmford’, Victorian Historical Journal, vol.86, no.2, pp.390-393.

Conferences

Baker, L, 2013. ‘Trailblazing Women and the Law: Social Network Analysis and Oral History’, Tethering the Past: University of Sydney Postgraduate Conference, Sydney, Australia, 28-29 November 2013.

Baker, L, 2014. ‘Commonwealth Women Trailblazers: What can Network Theory tell us about the lives and careers of Australia’s Trailblazing Women Lawyers and how may Network Analysis be of use to Legal Historians?’, Law’s Empire or Empire’s Law?: Legal Discourses of Colonies and Commonwealths Conference, Australian and New Zealand Legal History Society, Coffs Harbour, 10-13 December, 2014.

Baker, L, 2014. ‘Trailblazing Women Lawyers Personal Narratives seen within the Network Context,’ Public and/or Private: Law and Society Conference, Brisbane, 3-5 December, 2014.

Baker, L, Halonkin, L, Henningham, N and Morgan, H, 2016. Panel: The Trailblazing Australian Women lawyers Oral History project: Interdisciplinary approaches to collecting and interpreting Women’s narratives of lives in the law, OHA@50: Traditions, Transitions and Technologies From the Field, American Oral History Association Conference, Long Beach, CA, 13-16 October 2016.

Baker, L, Henningham, N, Morgan, H, Rubenstein, K, 2016. Panel: Insights from the Trailblazing Women Lawyers Oral History Project: Interdisciplinary approaches to speaking, listening to and interpreting women’s gendered experiences in Australian legal studies and practice, Australian Women’s History Network Symposium, Melbourne, 31 March – 1 April 2016.

Henningham, N and Rubenstein, K, 2013. ‘The Trailblazing Women and the Law Project: Collecting, Analysing and Presenting Life Stories of Australian Women Lawyers’, Women’s Histories: The Local and the Global, Conference of the International Federation of Research in Women’s History, Sheffield U.K., 29 August – 1 September 2013.

Henningham, N, 2014. ”I Don’t Give My Consent to Make this Interview Open’ – Public Interest, Private Narratives and Trailblazing Women Lawyers in Australia’, Public and/or Private: Law and Society Conference, Brisbane, 3-5 December, 2014.

Henningham, N, 2016. ‘Is the recorder switched off?’ Public interest, private narratives and Trailblazing Women Lawyers in Australia, Working History: National Conference of Professional Historians Association Australia, Melbourne, 19-20 August 2016.

Henningham, N, 2017. ‘I’ve got such a deep connection to the place’: Regionalism and identity – some insights from the Trailblazing Women and the Law Oral History Project, Moving Memories: Oral History in a Global World, Oral History Australia Conference 2017, Sydney, 13-16 September 2017.

Henningham, N, 2017. ‘Co-curating oral archives: Working with Women to Publish Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens’, Feminist Approaches to Legal Archives: Symposium, University of Technology Sydney, 1 June 2017.

Morgan, H, 2017. ‘Biographical basics to first drafts of history and beyond: Writing about women in the online Australian Women’s Register’, IABA Europe: Life Writing, Europe and New Media, Centre for Life Writing Research, King’s College London, 7-9 June 2017.

Rubenstein, K, 2012. ‘Framing Trailblazing Women Lawyers lives through ‘citizenship”, 8th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association (IABA) Conference, Canberra, Australia, 17-20 July 2012.

Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘How Does Being a Lawyer Enable Women to be Active Citizens and Productive Public Beings?’, Public and/or Private: Law and Society Conference, Brisbane, 3-5 December 2014.

Rubenstein, K, 2014. Trailblazing Women and the Law Presentation, Gender Institute History Node, Australian National University, Canberra, 26 November 2014.

Rubenstein, K, 2014. Trailblazing Women and the Law Presentation, Australian Women Lawyer’s Biennial Conference, Adelaide, 3-5 October 2014.

Rubenstein, K, and Henderson, A, 2018. ‘Record and recollection: The (dis)appearance of women’s active citizenship in state archives’, Archival Encounters: Archives and Affect in Law and History, UTS 8-9 February 2018.

Presentations

Baker, L, 2014. ‘Trailblazing Women and the Law,’ The Australian National University: Work in Progress Seminar, Canberra, Australia, 19 June 2014.

Henningham, N, 2014. Trailblazing Women and the Law Presentation, Northern Territory Women Lawyer’s Association, Darwin, September 2014.

Henningham, N, 2018. ‘Australian Women Lawyers as active citizens: an update’, Women and the Criminal Justice System, Australian Women’s Archives Project and Public Records Office Victoria Annual Symposium, March 14 2018

Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Trailblazing Women and the Law,’ The Australian National University: Work in Progress Seminar, Canberra, Australia, 19 June, 2014.

Speeches

Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Trailblazing Women and the Law’, 53rd National Council of Women of Victoria Australia Day Address, 26 January 2014, Melbourne. READ ONLINE

Rubenstein, K, 2016. ‘The Rights Women: Rewriting the Human Rights Record Through the Power of Stories’, Fanny Reading Human Rights Day Lecture, National Council of Jewish Women, Victoria, 11 December 2016.

Trove

During the course of the project the team created and applied more than 1200 unique subject tags relating to trailblazing Australian women lawyers: Trailblazing Women and the Law tag cloud

Publications, outcomes arising from and articles identified as useful to the Trailblazing Women and the Law documented in Trove can be found under the tag http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP120200367