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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

LGBT Month: BFI Events 21st March – 21st April

The BFI is marking 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales – with screenings and events at BFI Southbank, on BFI Player and around the UK.

 

Graphic reproduced from the BFI advertisement on line, accessed 9/2/2018…

LGBT HISTORY MONTH

Re-Published under the generous copyright provisions offered by The Conversation, under the Creative Commons License

Australians rate the most significant events in their lifetimes – and show the ‘fair go’ is still most valued

Same-sex marriage becoming legal was rated by as the most significant event in their history by the largest proportion of respondents. AAP/Lukas Coch