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To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Women’s History Network are hosting two panel discussions aimed to explore and understand the journey of bringing women’s histories into the public sphere.

Presenting Women’s History: In the Community

Wednesday 3rd March 2021, 4pm

Community-led histories play a major part in unearthing and championing women’s histories. But where to start? An in-depth discussion and introduction into community projects, exploring research resources, available funding, and the incredible legacies borne from community-focussed work. Panellists include:

Dr Sian Roberts, University of Birmingham

Farhanah Mamoojee, Ayahs’ Home Project

Kiran Sahota, Believe in Me

Clare Wichbold, Hereford Cathedral

Registration for this event is now closed as all tickets are booked


Presenting Women’s History: Museums, Galleries, Archives

Wednesday 17th March 2021, 4pm

The 2018 centenary presented a wealth of funding and opportunity for museums, galleries and archives to explore their collections and place women’s history centre stage. Three years on, what are the challenges and what are the opportunities to continue telling these histories? Panellists include:

Dr Tessa Chynoweth, Curator and Heritage Manager, the Pankhurst Centre

Morag Smith, National Lifelong Learning Development Worker, Glasgow Women’s Library

Rachael Lennon, Curator of National Public Programmes, National Trust

Anna Spender, Collections Manager, The Amelia Scott Gallery

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