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Women’s History Network Annual Conference: ‘Curating the Female Self’, September 2024

First Call for Papers Women’s History Network Annual Conference  Hosted with the Bedford Centre for the History of Women and Gender at Royal Holloway University, 5-6 September 2024 Women’s History Network and the Bedford Centre for the History of Women and Gender look forward to welcoming you to Royal Holloway, University of London, which will […]

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Empire on Fire: The Institutionalisation of Widow Immolation by the British Colonial State in India – Ghazah Abbasi

Please note that this article includes discussion of state violence against women, racism, and violent death. Thousands of Hindu widows burned alive on pyres in colonised India, fanning the flames of British imperial rule. During much of the 19th century, British colonial officials served as literal and figurative bystanders, watching women burn or be burned […]

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WHN Early Career Fellows for 2023-24

The Women’s History Network is delighted to announce this year’s Early Career Fellows. Each year, the Fellowship attracts a growing number of applications, speaking to the thriving nature of women’s history in the UK today, but also, sadly, to the precarity many scholars face on completing their doctoral studies. Nonetheless, we are pleased that this […]

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Women and Words of Learning: From the Medieval to the Modern Day – Poster Competition

Poster Competition We welcome applications from final-year undergraduate, masters and doctoral students, as well as early career researchers.  The ‘Women and Worlds of Learning’ conference is dedicated to the promotion of PGR and ECR research. We are running a poster competition to allow PGR students and ECRs to share their work. Posters should be related […]

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Sign up for our next seminar featuring La Shonda Mims

Wednesday, 21 February, at 4pm GMT Sign-up now for our online-only zoom webinar here. LGBT History Month Special: ‘A BullDyke in a Queen City’: Queer Women in the U.S. Urban South This paper will discuss the significant differences between gay men’s and lesbian women’s lived experiences. Lesbians often missed out on the promises of prosperity […]

Women's History Journal

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Today – Autumn 2023 Issue

Women's History Today Autumn 2023

The Autumn 2023 issue of Women’s History Today is now available for purchase or downoad. The theme of this special issue is commemoration and the different ways women’s lives are marked, celebrated and understood. This issue features two academic articles, as well as a selection of feature articles expanding on the theme of the issue.

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Today – Summer 2023 Issue

The Summer 2023 issue of Women’s History Today is now available for purchase or downoad. This open issue of Women’s History Today features two academic articles, as well as a selection of feature articles, that explore a range of issues from a equal pay in the 20th centurty to a reimagining of a suffragette’s diary.

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