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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) 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 world were ‘addressing […]

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Devon Women in Public and Professional Life, 1900-1950: Votes, Voices and Vocations – Julia Neville and Mitzi Auchterlonie

Devon Women in Public and Professional Life, 1900-1950: Votes, Voices and Vocations by Julia Neville, Mitzi Auchterlonie, Paul Auchterlonie, Ann Roberts, Helen Turnbull Written by a group of Devon History Society colleagues keen to demonstrate the role of local histories in the interpretation of women’s history, this book focuses on the major contribution made to […]

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Marisa Mori and the Futurists – Jennifer S. Griffiths

Fifty years have now passed since Linda Nochlin launched a feminist art history by asking, ‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?’ (1971).[1] Since then, several art historians have made cases for the greatness of certain women including Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1656), Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842), or Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907). Griselda Pollock has argued […]

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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: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_prQVp-K7QxK988C0v1zBpw 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 […]

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26th January 2022 ‘Heterosexuality and the “Happy Family”: Desire, Development, and Population Control in India, 1930s-1970s’

Join us for the second seminar of our Spring Series, featuring Dr Mytheli Sreenivas, with the paper titled: ‘Heterosexuality and the “Happy Family”: Desire, Development, and Population Control in India, 1930s-1970s’ Wednesday 26th January 2022 at 4pm GMT Register for your place on the Zoom webinar here!   ‘Heterosexuality and the “Happy Family”: Desire, Development, […]

Events

Friends of The Women’s Library: Talks Programme

The talks programme of the Friends of The Women’s Library recommences next Wednesday 12 January at 2.30 p.m.   We’ll be returning to our theme of regional differences within the suffrage movement, with Clare Wichbold MBE speaking about her research for her recent publication HARD WORK – BUT GLORIOUS: Stories from the Herefordshire Suffrage Campaign.** […]

Women's History Journal

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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