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Sisters Beyond the Workplace: Working-class Women & Political & Social Reform

Half day conference organised by the SSLH followed by AGM

10am: Welcome:

10.15–11.15: Papers 1 & 2

Kerrie Mcgiveron (University of Liverpool)

‘Women Organising in the Area’: Big Flame & women’s activism in Kirkby & East London, 1972-74.’


Sarah Hellawell (University of Sunderland),

‘The English Women’s Co-operative Guild & Internationalism during the interwar years.’

11.15–11.45: Refreshments

11.45-12.45: Papers 3 & 4

Dr Lucinda Matthews-Jones

‘A Photo-Essay of working women in the British settlement movement, 1885-1914’

Professor John Belchem (University of Liverpool)

‘Feminism, homophobia & adultery: Henry Hunt, William Cobbett & the first petition for female suffrage.’

12.45 - 1.45: Lunch

1.45-2.15: Paper 5

Professor Máire Cross (University of Newcastle)

‘Blazing a trail for gender equality: Flora Tristan (1803 1844) utopian socialist and feminist and her modern influence’

2.30 - 4pm: Annual General Meeting of the Society for the Study of Labour History

Close and drinks in local hostelry

Refreshments and buffet lunch provided.

Founded in 1960, the Society for the Study of Labour History (SSLH) is the UK\‘s principal organisation dedicated to the study of labour history. Membership is open to everyone who would like to learn more about labour history and heritage whether on a professional or amateur basis.

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This free event will take place at the Mechanics Institute in Central Manchester - https://www.mechanicsinstitute.co.uk/

Lunch provided - please email organiser if you have specific dietary requirements keith.laybourn@hud.ac.uk



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