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Feminist Festival of Ideas and Action 2019

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Berwick Hall, Newcastle City Library

33 New Bridge Street West

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 8AX

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Four free public discussion events, part of a wider programme to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 organised by the Gender and Society Research Hub, Northumbria University and our partners:

Thursday 7th March: 'Photography, gender and emotion in activism' - how photography has been used by women activists in Canada and the Peruvian Andes. Jean Spence (activist), Carol Stephenson and Katy Jenkins (University of Northumbria)

Tuesday 12th March: 'Women of Tyneside: Communities & Collections' - Women of Tyneside Project Co-ordinators, Clara Shield and Gemma Ashby (Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums), explore the journey of the project and the impact on the museum collections.

Thursday 21st March: 'Girl-Kind North East' - Girl-Kind runs workshops with girls from schools across the region helping them turn their experiences, thoughts and ideas into creative interventions. Sarah Ralph and Mel Gibson (Northumbria University) and Sarah Winkler-Reid (Newcastle University).

Tuesday 9th April: 'Hijab: Hi, I’m Just Another Being' - Sisters Taj Khan and Tasneen from Hijab Sisters will talk about how visual imagery is both part of the problem and part of the solution for the politics of the hijab.

Doors open and refreshments available from 5.30pm. All discussions are 6pm - 7pm.

Please enter the library via the Princess Square (cafe) entrance - the events are in Bewick Hall.





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33 New Bridge Street West

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 8AX

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