International Women’s Day Lecture: The Women’s Movement
Tuesday 8 March, 7pm
To mark 100 years of International Women’s Day, historical examples of women achieving, organising or sometimes simply existing in unexpected contexts are celebrated. The talk examines significant campaigns include those demanding access to higher education in the Suffrage and Women’s Liberation Movement.
6 April to 28 May
(In)Memoriam considers the historical and contemporary role that violence has played against women. The tourism created around Jack the Ripper, is the starting point of a series of multi-media installations that investigate the glamourisation of violence against women. This display transports the subject matter from the personal to the political using performance, video and photography.
Talk: Female Adventurers – A Literary Exploration
Thursday 19 May, 6.30pm
Join Sarah Wheeler and a selection of writers for a discussion on feminism, the thrill of the unknown and the figure of the female adventurer. This event will be chaired by Ellah Allfrey, Deputy Editor of Granta and is in celebration of the 115th edition of Granta: The F Word.
The Women’s Library, 25 Old Castle Street, London, E1 7NT.
Telephone: 0207 320 2222
Nearest Tube: Aldgate/ Aldgate East