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BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square
Bath BA1 2HN
The West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network
25th Anniversary Conference
Royal Literary and Scientific Institute, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN
Saturday 7th July 2018 9.15am – 5pm
9.45 Keynote: Caitriona Beaumont, 'Female Networks, Ageing and Identity in late twentieth century England: The Mothers' Union and female activism 1960-1980'
11.00 Panel One: Women’s Networks and Political Agency
Ellie O'Connell, Accion and Vida: Peruvian feminist magazines of the 1970s and 80s and their transnational networks.
Joy Coates, Agents of change: Women organizing and political participation in Kenya in the 1940s and 50s
11.00 Panel Two: Print and Women’s Networks in Colonial India
Mobeen Hussain, The Indian Ladies Magazine as a site for English and Indian relations and transatlantic exchange (1901-1938)
Arti Minocha, Print and women's networks in colonial Punjab
12.00 Panel Three: Community Networks and Social and Political Change
Mark Benson, " I was speaking to a neighbour...she told me that she knew a woman who could relieve me": Female networks and the acceptance of abortion for 'social' reasons in Northern Ireland 1900-1968.
Christine Chapman, Women's experiences of conformity and resistance in post-war (WW1) Rhondda.
12.00 Panel Four: Civil Life and Political Activism
Karen Hunt, Women’s networks on the Dorset home front, 1914-19
Carmen Mangion, The Catholic Women's Suffrage Society and its reform agenda
2.00 Panel Five: Literary and Epistolary Networks
Jane Howells, Interlocking networks in the tragically short life of Maud Francis Davies (1876-1913): support or challenge?
Linda McGuire, Born to write: inherited eloquence and female literary networks in Ancient Rome
Rachel Smith, "You are now mistress of your own pen": the epistolary network of the Canning family circle and its impact on the education of Elizabeth Canning's letter writing
2.00 Panel Six: Feminism and Women’s Networks
Di Parkin, Networking and letters from 1970s
Sue Tate, Just Women Magazine (1987-97): A rural endeavour
Cheryl Morgan, Who gets to be a feminist?
3.30 pm Tea
3.45 pm Key Note: June Hannam and Katherine Holden, Building a Network: A history of the West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network
For more information contact Katherine.Holden@uwe.ac.uk Web site: http://weswwomenshistorynetwork.co.uk/
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