Call for Papers

CFP: Telling Her Story: Women’s History, Heritage and the Built Environment

Call for Papers
Telling Her Story: Women’s History, Heritage and the Built Environment
Wrest Park, Bedfordshire, 19th March 2018

‘Telling Her Story’ will bring together heritage professionals and academics to explore the diverse roles and experiences of women at historic sites. Whether in country houses or castles, women have played a pivotal role in shaping the built environment and in influencing the course of history. Yet, more often than not, their voices are marginalised or missing from the historical record and from interpretation at heritage sites. This conference seeks to uncover the many and varied experiences of women at historic …

CfP: Comparative perspectives on regulating age of consent and child-marriage in the British Empire, 1880 to 1930

CALL FOR PAPERS

Comparative perspectives on regulating age of consent and child-marriage in the British Empire, 1880 to 1930

Date: 15 June 2018

Location: SOAS University of London

This is a call for proposals for a one-day interdisciplinary conference which aims to explore the debates that led to the reform of age of consent laws around the British Empire during the years 1880 to 1930. The conference is particularly interested in exploring the issues of age of consent and child marriage through interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives in law and history.

Intertwined within these debates are notions of gender, women’s rights, …

CFP: The History of Women in Engineering in the UK, London, Monday 27 November 2017

Venue: IET. The closing date for submissions is Friday 6 October.

Established in 1919 in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) provided a focal point for demands by women for a role and voice in the engineering industry as well as its societies and institutions.  However, the foundation of WES does not mark the origins of women in engineering in Britain but rather forms part of a longer history stretching back to the nineteenth century and possibly beyond.…

27th Annual Women’s History Network Conference, 2018

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

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 Rally

Conference call: Women’s Negotiations of Space, 1500-1900; January 2018, Hull

Welcome to the ‘Women’s Negotiations of Space, 1500-1900’ conference, to be held at the University of Hull on Thursday January 18th 2018. This one-day conference, organised by PhD students from the Gender, Place and Memory Research Cluster, is generously supported by the Women’s History Network Small Grants Postgraduate Scheme and the University of Hull Graduate School. We aim to bring together scholars, early career researchers and postgraduate researchers working on all aspects of women’s spatial histories between 1500-1900.