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by Melanie Khuddro This week marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act receiving Royal Assent; the week when women were first legally recognised to have voting rights in the UK. Countless flags, banners and badges adorned in … Continue reading
by Dr Jacqui Turner  On the day that Nancy Astor took her seat in parliament, rather than blog about an anniversary, and inspired by the recent visit of outspoken feminist MP Jess Phillips to the University of Reading, I … Continue reading
This Thursday Reaing Film Theatre are showing the film Suffregette (2015), 8-10pm Palmer Building. To mark the screening we are reposting Dr Jacqui Turner‘s excellent blog post from October ‘Suffregette…but what happened next?’ – enjoy! *please note small editorial changes … Continue reading
By Dr Jacqui Turner With the release of the Suffragette film this month there has been an explosion of interest in women’s suffrage movements, especially in militant suffrage and the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU). However consideration … Continue reading