Women's History

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Fridays 17:15

Convenors: Kelly Boyd (IHR), Anna Davin, Lucy Delap (ICBH/KCL), Amy Erickson (Cambridge), Laura Gowing (KCL), Clare Midgley (Sheffield Hallam University), Janet Nelson (KCL), Krisztina Robert (Roehampton), Pat Thane (ICBH/KCL), Cornelie Usborne (IHR/Roehampton), Alana Harris (KCL) and Imaobang Umoren (LSE).

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
28 September
17:15
The Irish Votes for Women Movement and the tricky relationship with British Suffragists
Louise Ryan (Sheffield)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

12 October
17:15
“A Little Girl’s Lavender Bags”: British women and scent in the Great War
Jess Clark (Brock University, Ontario)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

26 October
17:15
Redefining a Woman's Success; what the life of a nineteenth century, female, Australian Aboriginal outlaw can teach us about women's place in the history books
Meg Foster (University of New South Wales/Cambridge University)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

1 November
17:30
Gendered Food Politics in the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement & “A very savoury and substantial repast”? Dining experiences at nineteenth-century soup kitchens
Jacqueline Castledine (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Philip Carstairs (Leicester)
IHR North American History Room

9 November
17:15
First Sleep, Second Sleep, Solitary Sleep?: Maternal Nights in Britain and North America since the Seventeenth Century
Sarah Knott (Indiana/Oxford)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

23 November
17:15
‘[T]he most unliberated women in the world’? Searching for feminism in British Catholic convents in the long 1960s
Carmen M. Mangion (Birkbeck, University of London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR