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100 years of the WI: The acceptable face of feminism
Thu 9 June 2016, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
The new date for this event is Thursday 9 June.
Professor Maggie Andrews will discuss some of the key campaigns and concerns of the Women’s Institute, from its origins in the First World War to the 1950s when, with half a million members, it was firmly established as the largest women’s organisation in Britain.
Maggie is a Professor of Cultural History at the University of Worcester; she has published widely on women, domesticity and the home front in 20th century Britain.
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