Subjects and objects of government: women from the 19th to the 21st century; the afternoon talks programme of the Friends of The Women’s Library at LSE, Autumn 2018 – Spring 2019
Wednesday 18 September
Billie Fletcher, York University, The Six and a Half Project: an archive zine project designed to give new life to old images and inspire a more artistic generation of Women’s History enthusiasts.
Thursday [please note the day!] 10 October
Dr Arianne Chernock, Boston University: The Right to Rule and the Rights of Women: Queen Victoria and the Women’s Movement
Wednesday 27 November
Dr Alison Ronan, Visiting Research Fellow, Manchester Metropolitan University: ‘The Women Who Said Yes’: the 17 women parliamentary candidates of the 1918 General Election.
Wednesday 15 January
Tara Finn, Foreign and Commonwealth Office: ‘A necessary evil?’ Prostitution and the armed services in the records of the Association of Moral and Social Hygiene 1915-1945.
Wednesday 12 February
Susan Pares, ‘An Ordinary Feminist Life’: Margaret Pares 1878-1963’.
Wednesday 18 March
A late International Women’s Day special – Versailles 1919: the return of the Dangerous Women, Produced by Charlotte Bill and the Clapham Film Unit (and starring Dr Jane Grant as Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence!) It will be introduced by Dr Alison Ronan.
Venue: Room 01 on the lower ground floor of LSE Library, 10 Portugal Street London WC2A 2HD
Time: 2. 30pm.
Please meet in the foyer at 2.15
Cost: £3 for Friends of the Women’s Library and £4 for non-members. Cheques made payable to: The Friends of the Women’s Library and sent to: Susan Pares, 86 Crescent Lane, London SW4 9PL
All are welcome, but booking is required as space is limited.It will be helpful to have an idea of numbers: replies may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Non-members are requested to supply an email address if possible in case there is a need for us to contact them. Refreshments will be served.