Conference Reports

Women and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland: Symposium Report

Our latest blog post by Dr. Rachel Delman (York) is a report on the symposium Women and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland that was held at the University of Edinburgh in April.

On Friday 26th April 2019, academics, heritage professionals and authors gathered at the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) for a one-day symposium on ‘Women and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland’. The event was an outcome of my 8 months as Susan Manning Fellow at IASH, during which time I explored the architectural patronage of Queen Mary of …

Photos and a report from the WHN 2014 conference

The 2014 Annual Conference  on  the theme of Home Fronts Gender War and Conflict was held at the University of Worcester

Here is one attendee’s report – ‘With the good fortune to attend with a bursary for volunteers at local archives I found the WHN conference both stimulating and enjoyable. The variety and depth of subject matter both in terms of chronology and situation was wide-ranging. The first keynote launched the conference perfectly by raising issues of gender stereotyping and dislocation which recurred in parallel sessions, citing examples from Greece in the C5th BC  to the C21st AD. Themes included …