Women’s Library Event (London) – Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman

Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman Thursday 7 May, 7pm (90 mins), The Women’s Library £6 / £4 concessions Angela V John (Professor of History, Aberystwyth University) talks about her latest biography, the life of Evelyn Sharp (1869-1955), journalist, suffragette, pacifist and incorrigible rebel. Sharp was a popular writer of children’s school stories and fairy tales. She…

Call for Participants – European Social Sciences and History Conference Roundtable (Ghent, Belgium, April 2010)

Call for Participants ESSHC round table/session – to celebrate the book launch of Globalizing feminisms before 1945  (ed. Karen Offen, forthcoming 2010 from Routledge, in the series: Rewriting History). For the upcoming European Social Sciences and History Conference (ESSHC) in Ghent, Belgium, 13 – 16 April 2010 we propose a round table session on the pre-1945…

The Suffrage Movement discussed on BBC Radio 4

June Purvis, Krista Cowman and Julia Bush discussed the suffrage movement with Melvyn Bragg this morning (Thursday 16 April) in his weekly show exploring the history of ideas, ‘In Our Time’ on BBC Radio 4. Anyone interested in and/or teaching the history of the suffrage movement can dream of no better introduction! You can listen…

CfA-Encyclopedia of Motherhood

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOTHERHOOD: A New 3-volume Reference to Be Published  by Sage Publications. This comprehensive work will be marketed and sold to college, public, and academic libraries and includes some 750 articles, covering all aspects of a social science perspective on motherhood, including psychology, gender studies, sociology, education, human development, history, and other fields. We are now making assignments…