Jane McChrystal surveys Norah Smyth’s engrossing photographs: a powerful record of women’s Suffrage activism, campaigning and social justice in East London.
Tag: women’s history
A new book on Kate Millett’s 1979 trip to Iran raises questions about voices unheard or marginalized in the writing of history. Rosa Campbell and Taushif Kara explore.
The opening stages of the French Revolution helped generate widespread enthusiasm for reform in Britain. It did so especially amongst a group of intellectual and literary women and men who contributed to the emerging ‘revolution controversy’ in pamphlets, poetry and novels and were bonded together by acquaintance and friendship in an increasingly febrile political atmosphere.
How were current debates about working motherhood pioneered by now-obscure studies by mid-twentieth-century female sociologists? Helen McCarthy explores.
Caroline Nielsen introduces you to one of the best-selling ghost story collections of all time and to the foremost writers on psychic phenomenon of the nineteenth century: Mrs Catherine Crowe.
Why are so few women found participating in premodern revolts? Shannon McSheffrey uses the Evil May Day riots of 1517 to unpack the patriarchal underpinnings of all our political practices
On the 750th anniversary of its rebuilding, Fay Bound Alberti calls for engagement with the politics of commemoration at Westminster Abbey and makes the case that more women authors, playwrights and poets must be included at Poets’ Corner.