Book Prize

Winner of Book Prize 2015

The 2015 winner was Simone Laqua-O’Donnell’s book Women and the Counter Reformation in Early Modern Munster published by Oxford University Press.  This was considered to be a tightly organised book, based on a nuanced reading of many sources, and written…

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WHN COMMUNITY PRIZE ENTRIES 2015 – PART 5

Coal Not Dole: Women Against Pit Closures Barnsley Museums and Barnsley Museums Youth Panel To mark the 30th anniversary of the Miners’ Strike, Barnsley Museums staff and the all-female youth panel created a new social history temporary exhibition and two films,…

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WHN COMMUNITY PRIZE ENTRIES 2015 – PART 4

Herstory Green Howards Museum and NCT Sharing the untold stories of army wives in the collections of the Green Howards Museum, the Herstory project encouraged young mums from Catterick Garrison to explore how women’s experiences as army wives have changed…

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WHN COMMUNITY PRIZE ENTRIES 2015 – PART 2

Blaggards in Bonnets Jewish Museum This exhibition explored the stories of Jewish women involved in the fight to gain electoral representation in their communities and wider British society. It was accompanied by a lively social media campaign extending the reach…

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WHN Community Prize Entries 2015 – Part 1

Here are details of the first set of entries for this year’s WHN Community Prize. Winners will be announced at the WHN annual conference. Aberdeen Women’s Heritage Trail Aberdeen Women’s Alliance, Glasgow Women’s Library  and  Aberdeen’s Central Library This project…

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