Tag Archives: Womenshistory

So that was International Women’s Day…

by Dr Jacqui Turner So yesterday was International Women’s Day and women were everywhere – literally we were all over the place, in the media, online, on TV and crowded around both front benches in the House of Commons as, … Continue reading

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Nancy Astor: Art in Parliament

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Jacqui Turner’s work for Parliament on the installation of the Nancy Astor bust, in association with Vote100, is completed. Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, was elected to Parliament on 15 November 1919. She took her … Continue reading

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Suffregette: ‘Film and Fact’

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

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Inventing the Woman Question, and Giving Women a History of Their Own (not in the 19th century, but the 15th )

By Dr Anne Lawrence If you think that the ‘Woman Question’ was a Victorian invention you are technically correct, but the ‘Women Debate’ was launched in fifteenth-century Paris by a celebrated scholar, author and historian – who was also a … Continue reading

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