Calls for Papers, Events

Gendering the Workplace

West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network
Annual Conference
Sat 20th June, 2015 10am – 5pm 
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 18-16 Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN

Keynote speaker: Selina Todd, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, Women, work and family in 20th century England.

Call for papers
The conference will explore all aspects of work, both paid and unpaid, and a variety of workplaces, from factories to the home. Themes will include:

  • Homework
  • Impact of War
  • Unpaid work e.g. housework; voluntary social action
  • Campaigns for equal rights at the workplace
  • Debates on women and work
  • Organising at the workplace

You are invited to submit a proposal for a 20 minute paper  (200 words max) by 27th March 2015. Please send proposals to and