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HOUSE OF COMMONS WWAFE SEMINAR SERIES

 

WWAFE 2018 House of Commons seminar series – 100 years of (some) women’s suffrage

 

How did we get there, what have we done since & what does it mean today – A seminar series on women’s rights, challenges, perspectives, hopes and empowerment

Fiona Onasanya, MP, WWAFE Patron, chairs our 2018 series: 100 Years of (Some) Women’s Suffrage. Chair Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt, Cttee Members Ahlam Akram, Kim Bacchus, Anita Maxatazo and Dr Robin Joyce continue WWAFE founder Elizabeth Sidney’s work and thank Baroness Joyce Gould for her magnificent patronage and chairing of WWAFE House of Lords seminars from

Abstracts from the forthcoming WHN Conference

Unfortunately information about the publication of abstracts in the advertisement that I posted about the Women’s History Network Conference has had to be changed.

Publication of abstracts will not take place this year because of concerns about the new privacy conditions. Although no abstract was published in the past without permission from the author, gaining that permission necessitated the Blog Administrator having access to emails. This is no longer possible.

I shall publish the abstract from my proposed presentation closer to the conference. If anyone else would like to do so, could you approach me through the blog address.

I …

Memorial Service for Women in Foreign Medical Missions in the Great War

This information is reprinted from the British Serb Magazine, this section of which was sent to WHN Blog by Zvezdana Popovic. She has been assiduous in keeping the WHN informed of these activities for which I am grateful. Robin Joyce

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR WOMEN IN FOREIGN MEDICAL MISSIONS IN THE GREAT WAR

March 15, 2018

Text by Zvezdana Popović, photos also by Nenad Obradović

Remembering the women who risked and sacrificed their lives in Serbia and the related fronts

Amongst the various centenary events that commemorate the Great War’s battles and war heroes, I was honoured and grateful to …

GRACIE by JOAN MACLEOD: EUROPEAN PREMIERE

 

GRACIE

European Premiere

Finborough Theatre

29th April – 15th May

 

 

‘…Gracie is a powerful one woman show about a young girl growing up in the polygamous cult. The film champions the tenacity of the human spirit ‘ – The Gracie Team

 

Tickets and more information can be found at:

https://www.finboroughtheatre.

co.uk/productions/2018/gracie.php

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FEMINISM AND MUSEUMS LIVE!

Jo Stanley

Feminism and Museums Live!

Museums need feminism, not just women, in their collections and engagement activities. Displaying  lots of Queen Victoria and Mrs T artefacts, then having Teresa May cut that pink ribbon while sporting her ‘This is what a feminist looks like’ T-shirt simply won’t change the world. Guerilla Girl artist-activists might.

WHN members considering what they might do with their research findings might be interested in this message from Dr Jenna C Ashton. She was speaking at the Feminism and Museums Live! event on Saturday 24 March at the People’s History Museum. It was part of …