What's on: Night Talk: Native Women’s Power Before and After the Fall of the Aztec Empire

How did conquest and colonisation transform the lives of elite indigenous women throughout the Aztec Empire?

Night Talk: Native Women’s Power Before and After the Fall of the Aztec Empire

Felix E. Guerrero © Creative Commons

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Event Type:
Special event
Date:
22 January 2015 to 22 January 2015
Time:
06.30 PM to 07.45 PM
Location:
Australian Museum, entry via William St
Admission:
$30 ($20 Members)

About the talk

Hear from eminent historian Blanca Tovías who has written widely about the impact of colonialism on Mesoamerica and beyond.

About the speaker

Dr Blanca Tovias de Plaisted, BA (Hons), PhD UNSW, ARC Discovery Early Career Research Fellow, The University of Sydney. Blanca has published widely on the history and literature of First Nations peoples of the Great Plains of the United States and Canada, and on the historiography and native peoples of colonial Latin America.

Her prizes include the 2007 Doctoral Thesis Prize, and the Ian J. Bickerton Postgraduate History Prize, University of New South Wales, and as contributing author in the prize-winning D. Moses (ed.), Empire, Colony, Genocide (2008). She is currently also completing a book on the Spanish Crown, Pacific Rivalries, and Latin American Independence (1770 to 1830).

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