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CFP: Homes, Food and Farms

Women’s History Network Annual Conference 3 and 4 September 2021 Due to problems caused by the Corona Virus the WHN cancelled their 2020 Annual Conference.  We hope all those who were interested in attending and presenting will instead join us in 2021 The WHN National Steering Committee has now made the decision that their 2021 Annual […]

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Their Doris/my Doris: Personal Connections While Exploring WW2 seafarers’ masculinity by Dr Jo Stanley

I especially like doing history when serendipity bring personal connections with the women whose pasts I’m looking at. Re-knowing these ‘names’ as emotional embodied subjects helps me better understand both them and me, but also women I know – in this case my daring Great Aunty Doris. That bridge is even more satisfyingly attuning when […]

WHN Prize News

Prizes, Schools History Prize, Schools History Prize Winners, Women's History Month

WHN Schools History Prize 2021

March is Women’s History Month and the Schools’ Prize provides a fantastic opportunity for students to become immersed in ‘doing’ history. Submissions can be made by an individual, a pair or a group of students from the same school. WHN prize poster complete  This year we would like students to create a poster which illustrates […]



5th May: From Love Lives to Cinderella

Wednesday, 5th May 2021 at 4pm (UK) From Love Lives to Cinderella Prof. Carol Dyhouse     Cinderella stories captured the imagination of girls in the 1950s, when dreams of meeting the right man could seem like a happy ending, a solution to life’s problems. But over the next fifty years women’s lives were transformed, […]

Women's History Journal

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Spring 2021

Special Issue: Doing Women’s History. The Spring 2021 special edition 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.

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