Digital Archive – Women and Social Movements, International—1840 to Present

Culminating three years of development work, we are pleased to announce the online availability of Women and Social Movements, International—1840 to Present.  The first release went public January 7 and includes 35,000 of published and manuscript primary sources related to women’s international activism, 1840 to the present. This online archive will eventually have 150,000 pages…

Invitation – Feminist Webs National Launch

Feminist Webs would like to invite you to a very special day on 2nd March 2010 at The National Women’s Library, London (http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/thewomenslibrary/), for The Feminist Webs National Launch. Feminist webs (www.feministwebs.com <http://www.feministwebs.com&gt;) is an online archive and resource, as well as having a physical archive at Manchester Metropolitan University. We are an award winning national movement…

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…

New resource – Feminist Webs

Feminist Webs- Understanding the past, creating the future, making herstory Feminist Webs is an intergenerational collective of youth workers, young people and academics from across the North West, who have come together to ‘do something’ about work with girls and young women. Since the closure in the mid-1990s of the National Girls’ Work Unit and…