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Things A Bright Girl Can Do – Review

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls    Published by Andersen Press Review by Sarah O’Mahoney Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells, and in the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three

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Feminist Library’s Latinx Feminist Festival

Feminist Library’s Latinx Feminist Festival – celebrating Latin culture and diaspora feminisms Review by Jael de la Luz and Emma Thatcher During Autumn 2017 we organised the Latinx Feminist Festival, a series of events including films, poetry and a local history

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Women & Power – Review

Women & Power by Mary Beard Review by Rose Sinclair Mary Beard’s Women & Power is an adaptation of two lectures given in 2014 and 2017. The slim volume deserves its accolades as an instant classic for its timelessness and timeliness. Though,

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Review of the Feminist Library

Review of the Feminist Library By Ameira July-Williams, Age 8  During the half term, I went to the Feminist Library with my friend/pen-pal Lucky. We went there to do a project on women in history. We went to that library

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Max Dashu’s presentation

Max Dashu’s presentation On 24th November, we hosted Max Dashu, an incredibly inspirational speaker and educator specialising in women’s history. Max gave a powerful presentation on Amazons and Women warriors, and shared with us hundreds of images of amazing women

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Tech Day Review

Tech Day On the 25th November we held the first of a series of Feminism and Tech events, launching a new technical programme for women and girls at the Library. We hosted a number of women in tech groups, including

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The Feminist Library story – preserving herstories, by any means necessary

The Feminist Library story – preserving herstories, by any means necessary By Magda Oldziejewska It feels like the right time to reflect on the Feminist Library struggle to stay alive. The story is not just about a campaign to keep

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‘56 Artillery Lane’ a Raven Row Exhibition – Review by Anna Pigott

A cluster of rooms in a 18th Century Huguenot weaver’s house in Aldgate has recently been sent back in time to the spring of 1974, as ‘56 Artillery Lane’, a group exhibition at Raven Row which takes inspiration from the

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SYRUP Issue #1: A review by Lizzie Blair

SYRUP Issue #1: A review The first edition of SYRUP zine boasts an eclectic compilation of art and literature exploring the themes of sweetness, liquidity and viscosity in a slick, professional publication. Founded by Emily Briselden Waters and Grace Crannis from

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Feminist Library at the Women’s March

The Feminist Library was very pleased to carry its banner among the thousands of people on the London Women’s March on 21st January. As the most visible manifestation for some time highlighting women’s struggles, it was very encouraging, but of

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