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The Women's History Carnival showcases recent blogging about women's and gender history.   (more info...)

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To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first Women’s FA Cup Final on 9 May 2021, Chris Slegg, journalist and stakeholder of the Women’s Football Association Archive, held at the British Library,... read more »
A portrait of Catherine de’ Medici, Queen of France, with four of her ten children, will be returned to Strawberry Hill House in Twickenham after it was acquired for the nation in lieu of tax. (... read more »
Contacts & Continuities:500 Years of Asian-Iberian Encounters International Conference SeriesHosted by the School of HumanitiesAteneo de Manila UniversityJune 23 to July 23, 2021 CONFERENCE... read more »
The apotheosis of suffragette dress The term ‘suffragette’ was invented in 1906 by the Daily Mail, as a belittling epithet, and was then adopted as a badge of honour by the women it sou... read more »
In 1946, a German Shepherd named Topper made headlines in newspapers throughout the United States. Discharged from the K-9 Corps in February 1945, Topper had, according to owner Horace Turner, “... read more »
Marc David Baer  German, Jew, Muslim, Gay is the first biography of Hugo Marcus (1880–1966), whose unique synthesis of multiple identities challenges our understandings of interwar and post... read more »
p. 60- “Ernest Jones and Chartism became synonymous in the mid-1850s.”… long taken an interest in Indian affairs, writing stinging polemics in the People’s Paper about the ma... read more »
Our secretary Esther Breitenbach features in the latest episode of YWCA‘s podcast ‘The Importance of Being Feminist‘ entitled ‘Scottish Women’s Right to Vote’. Here... read more »
Paul Salzman In 2015 The State Library of Victoria acquired a spectacular collection of early modern books and manuscripts, bequeathed by the physicist and barrister John Emmerson.[1] The collectio... read more »
Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash A lot of people are very keen to support me and my family right now, and so many people have said “if there’s anything I can do, please... read more »
I know Katherine Langrish as a friend but also as a remarkable children’s writer, storyteller, folk and fairy-tale expert and enthusiast, as well as for her richly wonderful blog Seven Miles of... read more »
“Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience.” — A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1792 Best known for the feminist treatise A Vin... read more »
Project Vox would like to announce the newest philosopher entry on our site, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz! Born at the end of the Spanish “Golden Century,” Sor Juana Iné... read more »
Thomas Dixon is Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London, where he researches and teaches the history of emotions. Since 2019 he has been leading the ‘Developing Emotions’&n... read more »
Here’s a first-person account of the opening day of the Revolutionary War from William Tay, Jr., of Woburn. There was a long sequence of William Tays in Woburn, and the “Jr.” suffix... read more »
Avery Blankenship, PhD Student, Department of English, Northeastern University “A good many husbands are utterly spoiled by mismanagement,” begins a recipe printed in the December 31, 1885... read more »

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