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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.

Abstracts from the papers to be presented at the 2017 WHN Conference

Some abstracts from the papers to be presented at the 2017 WHN Conference appear below. Further abstracts will be posted.

 

 

Carol Coles 

Independent researcher

What Hilda did next

 

In this paper I will be considering the post War lives of the women who served with the Stobart Unit between April and December 1915, for many of whom this was only one period of their War Service. What did the end of the War mean for these women who had developed and enhanced their professional skills in the remote regions of southern and eastern Europe ? The increasing

Conference Report: Historians of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland (H-WRBI) 2017 Annual Conference

 

CONFERENCE REPORT: HISTORIANS OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND (H-WRBI) 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Bridget Harrison and Alison More

The annual History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland conference was organised by the H-WRBI (historyofwomenreligious.org) and was held at University College, Dublin over the 8th and 9th of June 2017. Day one of the conference boasted a wide array of panels organised thematically. A  Papers covered several historical eras, from the medieval period to the recent past.   Questions were taken immediately after each paper, enabling audience members to travel between concurrent panels.   After a short introduction …

WHN CONFERENCE 2017

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom in Zurich, from LSE Library’s collections, WILPF/22/1.

Womens History Network

Annual Conference, 2017

WOMEN AND THE WIDER WORLD

 

 

 

Friday 1 September and Saturday 2 September 2017

University of Birmingham

 

In September 2017, the University of Birmingham will be hosting the 26th annual Women’s History Network conference on the theme of Women and the Wider World.

Conference organised by Laura Beers (L.Beers@bham.ac.uk) and Zoe Thomas

 

Booking now open: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/historycultures/departments/history/events/2017/whn2017/registration.aspx

 

 

 

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House of Lords Seminar : WWAFE 2017 Seminar Series

House of Lords
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WWAFE 2017 SEMINAR SERIES

ENORMOUS CHANGES AT THE LAST MINUTE – WOMEN, TRUMP & BREXIT

A seminar series on women’s rights, challenges, perspectives, hopes and empowerment

 

 

 

 

 

Baroness Margaret Prosser chairs our June seminar in the 2017 series: Enormous Changes at the Last Minute – Women, Trump & Brexit. WWAFE – Chair Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt, Cttee Members Ahlam Akram, Dinner Event Organiser, Ian Beckerton, Treasurer & Administrator, continue WWAFE founder Elizabeth Sidney’s work with fundraising dinners, participation in UN CSW, and our House of Lords annual seminar series.

Enormous