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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2018 YEARBOOK OF WOMEN’S HISTORY

Thank you to Arina Angermen for this information. WHN Admin.

 

Call for papers for the Yearbook of Women’s History (2018) [graag verspreiden / please distribute]

 

Building bodies: Gendered Sport and Transnational Movements

Guest editor: Marjet Derks

 

About the Yearbook

The Yearbook of Women’s History is a peer-reviewed academic annual covering all aspects of gender connected with historical research throughout the world. It has a respectable history in itself, reporting on issues concerning women and gender for 35 years. The Yearbook has addressed topics such as women and crime, women and war, and gender, ethnicity and (post)colonialism. Over …

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognative skills

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills – here’s how to understand it

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship: Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) and Hou Yifan (China). shutterstock.com

Let’s try you. Read the title above once, then cover it and write down word for word what you remember. Having difficulties? How

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills

This article is republished free under Creative Commons licence. It first appeared in The Conversation. WHN Admin.

 

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills – here’s how to understand it

August 15, 2017 9.16pm AEST

 

Author

  1. Magdalena Zawisza

Magdelena Zawisza

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Anglia Ruskin University

Disclosure statement

Magdalena Zawisza has received funding from Leverhulme/British Academy.

Partners

Anglia Ruskin University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK.

 

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship: Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) and Hou Yifan (China). shuttersto

 

Let’s try you. Read the title above once, then cover …

Abstracts from presentations for the 2017 WHN Conference

 

 

 

 

Caitriona Beaumont

 

‘Women and the Wider World: The National Council of Women of Great Britain, female activism and the international campaign for peace, 1918 to 1939’

 

In 1918 the National Union of Women Workers joined the International Council of Women (ICW) and changed its name to the National Council of Women of Great Britain and Ireland (NCW). Despite Martin Pugh’s assertion that the NCW ‘was too widely drawn to be really coherent’ (Pugh: 2000, p. 69) the contribution of the NCW to the women’s movement in twentieth century Britain has now been recognised (Beaumont: 2013). Acting

Abstracts from presentations to be given at the 2017 WHN Conference

Geraldine Perriam

 

Women and the Wider World – Paper Proposal

From London Docks to Leningrad: The Provincial Lady travels to Russia

 

 

E.M. Delafield is best known for her fiction, particularly the Diary of a Provincial Lady series.  In 1937, Delafield published a work of non-fiction: Straw Without Bricks (Macmillan, London), an account of her travels to, and in, the newly-formed USSR and her work in a commune, among other things.  Delafield’s alter ego, the Provincial Lady, wrote primarily about domestic life in a rural community.  Despite having some mobility, the Provincial Lady was essentially a character embedded in domestic life.