January IFRWH Newsletter

The latest IFRWH (International Federation for Research into Women’s History) Newsletter is now available to download here: IFRWH Newsletter Jan 2017


Women’s History Seminar: January – March 2017

Women’s History Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street

IHR at 17.15 in Room N301 (Pollard Room) 

All are welcome

Friday, 20 January 2017: Charmian Mansell (Exeter)  Domestic service?  The experiences of female servants in early modern communities

    Service was a typical and defining experience for young women in early modern England.  Ann Kussmaul estimates that around 60 per cent of 15- to 24-year-olds were employed as servants, working in rural and urban, rich and poor households across the country in exchange for wages and bed and board.  Female service is typically studied in a …

Women’s History Scotland Essay Prize


For a new essay in Scottish women’s or gender history – deadline 19th December 2016

Women’s History Scotland awards a bi-annual prize of £100 for a new essay in the field of Scottish women’s and/or gender history.

The prize was established in 2002 to celebrate the work of Leah Leneman, one of the foremost historians of women in Scotland. A trailblazer for women’s history in Scotland, she produced innovative studies on the women’s suffrage movement, on women in medicine, and on sexuality and divorce in the early modern and modern periods.

Women’s History Scotland wishes to acknowledge the important …

July IFRWH newsletter

ifrwhThe latest IFRWH (International Federation for Research into Women’s History) Newsletter is now available to download here:

July 2016: IFRWH-newsletter-July-2016

Changes to WHN Members Login

WHN members – you now only need to login once to access all features of the WHN website and the WHN members publication database.  Just use the login panel on the right with your normal username (your email address) and password.  Once logged in you will be taken to your WHN profile page where you can view and modify your personal details, add details of any publications you have been involved with, or pay your subscription.  To return to the main WHN site just click on the ‘Home’ link, or to view the Women’s History journal pdfs just follow the …