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A Woman's Place Grassroots Conference

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University of Derby

Kedleston Road

Derby

DE22 1GB

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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;

Suzie Litton-Wood Awakening The Goddess;

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.’

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 - University of Nottingham Trent 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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University of Derby

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DE22 1GB

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