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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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Finish the Thing: Completing the PhD Wednesday 9th June, 12:30-1:30

Grappling with a full draft? Losing motivation? Dreading your viva? Join the Women’s History Network ECR Fellows for a friendly and supportive lunchtime session about writing up, handing in, and defending your thesis. The Fellows will briefly introduce themselves and their experiences of completion, before dedicating most of the session to Q&A and broader discussions. The pandemic has […]

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WHN Supports the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Saturday 19 June 2021

An online seminar exploring issues around Sexual Violence in Conflict  on 19 June Registration is free but must be done in  advance via – Programme 1:00 – 1:15  logon   1:15   Dr Lisa Pine  – Gender and Genocide   2:15  Student Roundtable Ellie Hayes –  Sexual Assault, Trauma and Victimhood: The Experiences of […]

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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 […]



19th May: ‘Imagining the Black Cook in Victorian England’

Wednesday, 19th May at 4pm (UK) Imaging the Black Cook in Victorian England Dr Caroline Bressey Dr Caroline Bressey’s work focuses on the historical and cultural geographies of the black presence in Britain. She is Reader in Cultural and Historical Geography at UCL founded the Equiano Centre (2007-2017) to support research into the the black […]


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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