New Resource – Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

The Jewish Women’s Archive is proud to announce the launch of the online version of Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, originally produced by Alice and Moshe Shalvi of Shalvi Publishing Ltd. This new resource will be available for free at http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/ beginning March 1, 2009. Previously available only on CD-ROM, the Encyclopedia is the…

Job Opportunity – Women’s Library WLM Exhibition (London)

The Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University Freelance opportunity: Exhibition Researcher/Writer Project: Women’s Liberation Movement exhibition, autumn 2009 Deadline: 2 March 2009 Aim: Develop and deliver an exhibition about the Women’s Liberation Movement. 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of the first Women’s Liberation Movement conference. To celebrate and reflect on this milestone, The Women’s Library will…

Seminar – ‘Freethought and Free Love? Secularist debates on Marriage and Sexuality in England 1850-1889’ (London)

Women’s History Seminar Programme Institute of Historical Research Senate House, University of London 5.15 Low Countries Room 20 February Laura Schwartz (St Hugh’s College, Oxford) Freethought and Free Love? Secularist debates on Marriage and Sexuality in England 1850-1889 The programme is online at http://www.history.ac.uk/ihrseminars/seminar.php?series=150 Conveners: Dr Kelly Boyd (IHR), Dr Anna Davin, Dr Amy Erickson…

Seminar – Advice on publishing history from leading publishers (Oxford)

Public History Seminar 5 March 2009 at 5pm in the History Faculty Lecture Theatre (Old Boy’s School, George St, Oxford) A panel discussion on publishing with: Emma Brennan (Commissioning Editor of History, Manchester University Press) Michael Strang (Commissioning Editor of History, Palgrave Macmillan) Lisa Hyde (Editor, Irish Academic Press) Robert Dudley (Literary Agent) These senior…

CfP – Women’s Activism: History and Historical Perspectives (Newport, UK)

West of England & South Wales WHN 15th Annual Conference    Saturday 4th July 2009    University of Wales, Newport (Caerleon Campus)     Women’s Activism: History and Historical Perspectives      Call for Papers The theme of this year’s conference is women as agents of change across all historical periods.  Taking a broad view of the term ‘activism’, papers would be welcome…

CfP – ‘Women and War’ conference (Worcester, UK)

Women’s History Network Midlands Region Conference Women and War    April 25th 2009   9.30 – 1.30    University of Worcester     Call for Papers This conference offers a forum for the presentation of papers or `research in progress`relating to the broad theme of Women and War. A conference title will emerge at a later date and reflect the nature of…