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Anna Seward’s Journal and Sermons

Anna Seward’s Journal and Sermons (Cambridge Scholars, 2017)

This is the full text of Anna Seward’s juvenile journal which is written in the form of a series of letters to an imaginary friend, “Emma”. Seward intended the letters to be an autobiographical account of the period of her youth from 1762-8 before she achieved fame as a published poet. Towards the end of her life, Seward had collated all her poetic works, the letter-journal, four sermons, a dissertation and some of her father’s and her friends’ poems for posthumous publication, bequeathing the manuscripts to Walter Scott. As much as the …

Book announcement

My book, The WRNS in Wartime is being published by I B Tauris in October 2017. A transformed version of my PhD, completed within KCL’s War Studies department, it traces the origins of this significant women’s military auxiliary. The book explores why the service was created, disbanded at the end of the First World War and then reformed at the beginning of the Second World War. Combining personal testimony and the political, military and cultural contexts it seeks to place the WRNS within the wider scene of the two world wars and highlight its variation to the other women’s services.…

Winner Announced: WHN £1,000 Small Grant Award 2017

Strong applications for the above were received, the first year of the operation of the scheme.  After much discussion and consideration the judges decided to give the award to a group of Postgraduate Students at Hull University, namely Stormm Buxton-Hill, Alice Whiteoak, Elizabeth Rogers, Helen Manning and Sarah Shield for their proposal on ‘Women’s Negotiation of Space, 1500-1900’.  Many congratulations to them all.   The Postgraduate £1,000 Small Grant Scheme will be offered again in 2018 and we would like to encourage postgraduates in the UK to apply.  Further details can be found on the WHN website or by contacting the …

Security update and other changes for womenshistorynetwork.org

The womenshistorynetwork.org website has been updated to use the secure HTTPS protocol throughout the site to enhance the overall site security and to preserve members privacy when using the site.  In general you should not notice any changes to the way you use the site and all links to the site should automatically upgrade to https.

Further the member’s profile pages and publications database section of the site has been updated to give it a fresher look and make it easier to use.  We hope you like the new look!

Please contact member.support@womenshistorynetwork.org if you encounter any problems using the …

January IFRWH Newsletter

The latest IFRWH (International Federation for Research into Women’s History) Newsletter is now available to download here: IFRWH Newsletter Jan 2017

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