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WHN 2024 Conference Bursaries

We are offering a limited number of bursaries to support postgraduates, early career scholars, those not affiliated to a university (therefore not eligible for university funding towards academic conferences) and those with extenuating circumstances. To be eligible for a bursary, you must: Be a WHN member. If you are not, you can become one here: […]

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‘The Farewell was as Painful as a Big Funeral’: Mária Nagy’s Recollections of the Hungarian Medical Assistance to North Korea in the 1950s – Réka Krizmanics

Black and white photograph. In the centre of the image stands five adults, two women and three men. Behind them are houses with thatched roofs.

Not long after the Korean War broke out in early 1950, calls for expressing socialist solidarity with North Korea appeared throughout the Second World. Hungary, a small country where Communists got into power only two years prior, proved to be among the first ones from the emerging Eastern bloc to send a medical assistance team, […]

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Marketing from Spanish commercial banks: attracting female customers – Susana Martínez-Rodríguez

Cartoon depicting two heterosexual couples.

In 1964, just a few months after British fashion designer Mary Quant became the center of controversy with her Bazaar boutique in Chelsea, the irreverent miniskirt arrived in Spanish society. Modernity was making strides. The consumer society was burgeoning in Spain, and advertising was avidly seeking new customers. The Regime of Franco – the fascist […]

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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 […]



The first annual Maud Sulter lecture

Presented by Glasgow Women’s Library, Street Level Photoworks & Glasgow School of Art, the first annual Maud Sulter lecture will be given by poet and former Scottish Makar Jackie Kay.June 20 2024, 3pm Glasgow School of Art, Reid lecture theatre, Renfrew St, Glasgow. Beginning this year, the annual Maud Sulter Lecture aims to celebrate the […]

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Beyond the Fragments: 45 Years on

Beyond the Fragments: 45 Years On A free one-day conference at People’s History Museum, Manchester Friday 28 June 2024 Keynote speakers: Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal, and Hilary Wainwright 2024 marks the forty-fifth anniversary of the publication of the seminal socialist-feminist text Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism. Within its pages, activists Sheila […]

Women's History Journal

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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.

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