Subjects and Objects of Government: women from the 19th to the 21st century

Date / time: 18 September - 18 March, 2:30 pm

Subjects and Objects of Government: women from the 19th to the 21st century

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

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.