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Book Prize Winner 2020

               This year all the entries focussed on British history. Nevertheless, we had a number of fascinating and wide-ranging topics such as a local study of suffragettes, a study of some key female industrial disputes in 20th century Britain, and a biography of Mary Ward and the influence of the […]

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WHN BOOK Prize 2021

    An annual £500 prize for a first book in women’s or gender history. The Women’s History Network (UK) Book Prize is awarded for an author’s first single-authored monograph. Entries close on 31 March 2021 (for books published from Jan 1st – Dec 31st 2020). Criteria for eligibility are as follows: The book must […]

Activities

Calls for Papers

Old Age Care in Times of Crisis, Past & Present

Old Age Care in Times of Crisis, Past & Present Symposium 8-9 April 2021 Birkbeck & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London Rarely in recent history has a global event such as the current pandemic brought care for older people into sharper focus. Now, as in the past, many struggle physically […]

Seminars

Visibility and Materiality in the Eighteenth Century

Wednesday 4 November  4pm (London) Join us for a double bill of papers exploring visibility and materiality in the eighteenth century.   The ‘Black Woman’ of London: A comparative study of the black female migrant assimilation in London, 1700-1850’ Montaz Manaé, PhD Candidate, University of Birmingham Black women in 18th century mainland Britain, unrestricted by […]

Women's History Journal

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Summer 2020

Women's History, Summer 2020

Special Issue: Women and the Family in Ireland The Summer 2020 issue of Women’s History is available now for purchase. The digital version of this edition is available free to all members – see details below. Contents Introduction by Leanne Calvert/Maeve O’Riordan, 3 Leanne Calvert on “Her husband went away some time agoe”: marriage breakdown […]

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Autumn 2019

Women's History Autumn 2019 Front Cover

Special Issue: Nursing The Autumn 2019 special nursing issue of Women’s History is available now for purchase. The digital version of this edition is available free to all members – see details below. Contents Frances Cadd on “‘The March of the Masked Nurses’: Remaking Nursing’s Tradition of Vocation through Public Protest in 1930s Britain”, 4 […]

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