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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 …

GUIDED HERITAGE WALK

Jo Stanley provided the following information. Please note the change of date, below.

 

 

The guided heritage walk from Manningham library, by Helen Broadhead that was cancelled Saturday 17th March, has now been rearranged for:

Saturday 21st April at 2pm.

This is a circular walk and will take around one and a half hours at a leisurely pace.

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WOMEN’S HISTORY NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE

WOMEN’S HISTORY NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT 

University of Portsmouth, UK
Friday 31st August –Saturday 1st September 2018

THE CAMPAIGN FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE:
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

National Women's Social and Political Union RallyThis conference is being held to commemorate the centenary of the granting of the parliamentary vote in Britain to certain categories of women aged 30 and over on 6th February 1918.

We invite established scholars, postgraduate researchers, independent scholars, museum curators, local history groups and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines researching women’s suffrage in Britain or elsewhere in the world, to contribute to the conference.

Proposals should be