Catharine Coleborne

Catharine Coleborne

Catharine Coleborne is Professor of History at the University of Newcastle and best known for her writing about the histories of mental illness, institutions and care in Australia and New Zealand. Her most recent book is Vagrant Lives in Colonial Australasia, 1840 -1910 (Bloomsbury, 2024) which tells the stories of people who were arrested as vagrants in the colonies in the context of the social and legal worlds of Australia and New Zealand.

Appearing at:

The Dip – Uncovering History