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Women’s History Network Annual Conference: ‘Addressing the Nation’ 2 & 3 September 2022

Women’s History Network Annual Conference: ‘Addressing the Nation’ 2 & 3 September 2022 (Online via Zoom, Free to attend) Autumn 2022 marks the centenary of the BBC. From almost the very start, women worked in many capacities including behind the scenes, making programmes and speaking on air. This conference will explore how women across the […]

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First, we Eat a Bagel, then, we Smash the Patriarchy: Queer Jewish Women in Late Twentieth Century Britain – Mie Jensen

In my work on non-heterosexual Jewish women’s lived experiences and practices in contemporary England and Israel, I have been struck by the many stories that have referenced involvement with NGOs and activism (especially feminist, LGBTQ+, and climate change groups). To understand how non-heterosexual Jewish women currently live, it was important to gain an understanding of […]

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Breaking the Glass Chamber: Women, Politics and Parliament 1945-1997 September 15-17th at Queen Mary University of London

Registration is now open for this exciting conference being held at the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London, from the 15-17 September 2022. See the full programme here and register here. 2022 marks a series of historic anniversaries for women in British politics. It is forty years since the election of Harriet Harman, […]

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Schools History Prize

WHN Schools History Prize 2022

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. This year we would like students to create a poster which illustrates Heroines who fought for […]

ECR Independent Conferences, Fellowships and Grants, Prizes

WHN Independent Researcher Fellowships for 2022-23

The Women’s History Network is offering a small grant of up to £750 to support the direct costs of those researching women’s history outside of academia. While applicants may be in possession of a degree and/or postgraduate qualification, the grants are intended to support research into women’s history by Independent scholars working outside the academy. […]

Activities

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6th July 2022: Academic Fellowship Celebration – Independent Research Fellows’ Roundtable

Don’t miss the first of two seminars celebrating the Women’s History Network’s Academic Fellows! Our WHN Independent Research Fellows 2021/2022 will be speaking about their seminal work and research, ranging from the groundbreaking activism of British South Asian women in the post-World War 2 era to the politics of identity for female munition workers in […]

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22nd June 2022 Seminar: Dr Hannah Telling – “Villainous Harpies”: Women, everyday violence, and justice in Scotland, 1850-1914

22nd June 2022 with Dr Hannah Telling, a seminar focusing on Women’s Violent Crimes in Scotland! Join us for this seminar our Summer Series, featuring Dr Hannah Telling with the paper titled: ‘“Villainous Harpies”: Women, everyday violence, and justice in Scotland, 1850-1914’ This seminar will take place on Wednesday 22nd June 2022 at 4pm (GMT) […]

Women's History Journal

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Today Spring 2022

Special Edition: Focus on Undergraduate Research The Spring 2022 special edition issue of Women’s History Today is now available for purchase. The digital version of this edition is available free to all members – see details below.

Women's History Journal

Women’s History Today Winter 2021

Women's History Today - Winter 2021

Special Edition: Early Modern Women The Winter 2021 special edition issue of Women’s History Today is now available for purchase or download. The digital version of this edition is available free to all members – see details below.

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