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Women’s History Network Book Prize 2021: Chair’s Report

  This year eight books were submitted for the Women’s History Network book prize. It was a wonderful set of entries: every book was of a high academic standard, every book was well researched, every book made an original contribution to women’s history. The judges – myself Paula Bartley, Prof Barbara Bush, Prof Krista Cowman, […]

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WHN Book Prize 2022

The WHN is delighted to announce the annual WHN book prize, which awards £500 for an author’s first single-authored monograph in women’s or gender history. Entries close on 31 March 2022 (for books published from Jan 1st – Dec 31st 2021). Criteria for eligibility are as follows: The book must make a significant contribution to […]

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29th September: Women Art Workers and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 4pm (UK) Dr Zoe Thomas (Birmingham), Women Art Workers and the Arts and Crafts Movement Register for your place on the Zoom webinar: Join us for this exciting talk from the 2021 Women’s History Network Book Prize Winner, Dr Zoe Thomas.   In this talk Zoe Thomas will talk about […]



Florence Nightingale 2020-2021. A Symposium

This symposium is being transmitted by Zoom from Boston Mass. USA. Please note the times are USA East Coast Program: 10:00 a.m. WELCOME REMARKS Sarah Pasternack, MA, RN President, Nursing Archives Associates. KEYNOTE SPEAKER David Green, MA Director, Florence Nightingale Museum 10:35 a.m. ‘FROM SCUTARI TO IRAQ: NIGHTINGALE’S ENDURING CONCEPTS OF COMBAT TRAUMA NURSING’ Maria […]


Anne Lister Research Summit

The Anne Lister Research Summit is a free, 3-day, online conference for research enthusiasts of the 19th-century lesbian diarist and traveler, Anne Lister. The Summit’s goal is to bring together all people interested in researching Anne Lister to share knowledge and foster collaborations in an open, safe, and inclusive space. Anne Lister Research Summit  October […]

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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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