Update (and apologies for last email)

Dear all, Apologies for the last message, which was sent before it was finished (as you may have guessed!) We hoped to bring your attention to a few exciting updates on the History of Feminism Network blog, including details of an event marking the 40th anniversary of the Working Women’s Charter, and some new interviewees…

The Working Women’s Charter 40 Years On

Saturday 8 November 2014, 9.15am-4.15pm King’s College London 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Working Women’s Charter – a landmark list of ten demands aiming to create a more equal world for women. The Charter linked trade unionism to feminism and other kinds of activism. It connected women’s social, economic, and sexual rights in…

Part-time History teaching available at UEL

The History team at UEL is looking for part-time sabbatical cover on several modules in the coming year. Details will be up for discussion, but broadly speaking this is the picture: teaching will be mainly focused on the 19th and 20th centuries, with a broadly cultural history approach; knowledge of debates in memory and heritage studies…

Upcoming events at the Wiener Library, London

Women in the Wiener Library Archives,  Mon 15 Sep 2014 Time: 2pm-3pm As part of the European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage programme, the Library is holding a special tour exploring the experiences of women within our archives. Researched and delivered by our three volunteer tour guides, visitors will see and handle artefacts from the…

CFP: Women’s History Network Annual Conference 2015

Female Agency, Activism and Organisation 4-6 September 2015University of Kent (Canterbury)Abstract DEADLINE: 28 January 2015 We invite established scholars, postgraduate researchers, museum curators and media practitioners from a wide range of disciplines working in any geographical context and period to contribute to a dynamic discussion about female agency, activism and organisation. The conference theme, inspired…

CFS: The Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop

The Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop is currently inviting abstract submissions for the Spring and Summer terms of the 2015 academic year. The workshop was established in 2008, to provide a forum for postgraduates and new researchers to meet and present their work in an informal environment. Seminars run on a bi-weekly basis at the Institute…