A Woman's Place Grassroots Conference

A Woman's Place Grassroots Conference



17 Mar 09:30 - Derby
University of Derby

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A Woman's Place Grassroots Conference Saturday March 17th 2018
Why Now?
2018 marks the centenary of the first women (over 30 and meeting the property owning criteria) winning the right to vote in General Elections. Vox Feminarum: Women's Voices together with the Heritage Lottery Fund, our hosts the University of Derby and other partners examine, remember and celebrate the place of women past and present.

Conference Themes:
A Woman's Place in Art, Politics, Science and Religion

A Woman's Place in Grassroots Activism



The Suffrage Movement 1866 - 1928

The Women's Liberation Movement 1960s Onwards

Researching Women's Individual and Collective Histories

Confirmed Speakers:
Speakers, presenters and facilittaors will include community organisers/activists academic and indeopendenet scholars.

Prof Antonia Bilfuco, University of Middlesex - Personal Histories The Impact of Past Trauma on the Present;

Vanessa Boon, Chair International Woman's Day Derby and HERSTORY Derby;

Sarah Chubb Archives Manager Derbyshire Records Office, Matlock;

Joanna Czechowska, author The Black Madonna of Derby and Sweetest Enemy;

Dr Ali Flint, University of Derby Paper Trails and Lost Voices: Rediscovering women in the archives;

Dr Ruth Larsen University of Derby ‘From History from History to the main stream? Women’s history and the public, 1973-2018.’

Suzie Litton-Wood Awakening The Goddess;

Dr Sarah Richardson University of Warwick - The Women's Suffrage Movement;

Ruth Ricardhson Director The Multi-Faith Centre - Working Class Women

Dr Catrin Rutland, University of Nottingham - Women in Science;

Maggie Slingsby - Women in Art;

Christina Smith - Derby Unity - A Woman's Place in Religion

Karen Whelan - Activist Disabled People Against The Cuts (DPAC) Derby

Prof Cecile Wright - Nottingham Trent University The Place of Women in Politics

Other amazing speakers and contributors are yet to confirm.....

What Will You Gain:
An insight into the lives, contributions and place of women from suffrage to the present and some of the personal and collective histories and social-political activism which underpins it all. Come Join us

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