Calls for Papers

CFP: The ‘Madwoman’ and the Institution: Interrogating the Experience of Female Insanity in the Long Nineteenth Century – 1 April 2020

This conference aims to reconfigure our understanding of the ‘madwoman’ in England’s long nineteenth century, asking key questions about the diagnosis, treatment, care and representation of women perceived as ‘insane’. This period saw the institutionalization of large swathes of the population, including those considered…

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Calls for Papers

Wives, Widows and Carers

Call for Papers Wives, Widows and Carers Saturday 28 March at St Giles Hospice, Fisherwick Rd, Whittington, Lichfield WS14 9LH This conference is organised by The Women’s History Network: Midlands Region Women in all societies across all historical periods have been…

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