Labour of Love- Intimate Histories of Post-War Australia

In 1960, the Martha Plan brought hundreds of young Spanish women to    Australia with the intention providing partners for single Spanish men. Please join us for this special 60th anniversary event exploring intimate histories of post-war migrations. Dr Natalia Ortiz leads the morning session, which is based on her 
ground-breaking research into the Martha Plan,
and will include some of the women who arrived on that first plane. The afternoon will feature a panel 
discussion entitled ‘Brides and Bachelors’ which showcases the research of scholars who have explored migration to Australia as an intimate phenomenon.


PLEASE NOTE: The morning session will be in Spanish, with simultaneous interpretation via the GLOBENTI app.

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Please bring both your mobile phone and headphones for this event.

This event is FREE but bookings are essential and seats are limited. For bookings and the program please follow the link or telephone the State Library on 02 9273 1544.