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Press Release: the Suffragettes and the art of social change

Hello there, And a big welcome to our 2013-2014 exhibition and events programme! We are launching our programme for this academic year with “the Suffragettes and the art of social change”. Working with The Museum of London and The Feminist

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Student Feminist Conference 23rd and 24th February 2013

This month the London Student Feminist Network presents the Student Feminist Conference 2013, which will take place at the University of London Union on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th February. Organised by grassroots activists from an array of

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Podcasts from Women’s Studies Without Walls Weekend Event

Recordings made by Yula Burin and participants of the Women’s Studies Without Walls inaugural event on the 19th and 20th of January 2013 Big thanks to Camden Community Radio for hosting these podcasts. On consciousness raising: http://canstream.co.uk/camden/index.php?id=497 How the event

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The New Maids: Transnational Women and the Care Economy, by Helma Lutz (Zed Books, 2011).

The New Maids: Transnational Women and the Care Economy, by Helma Lutz (Zed Books, 2011). In her book, Helma Lutz provides a thorough investigation of the broad spectrum surrounding the issue of migrant domestic labour. While illuminating the various aspects

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Jewish London, by Rachel Kolsky & Roslyn Rawson, (New Holland Publishers, 2012).

Jewish London, by Rachel Kolsky & Roslyn Rawson, (New Holland Publishers, 2012). This new guidebook to Jewish London published in 2012 by New Holland Publishers has been beautifully put together. The fantastic photographs bring the areas to life and make

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Mothers in Fiction: The Marvellous, The Mean and Everything in Between, by Carrie Dunn, (Crooked Rib Publishing, 2012).

Mothers in Fiction: The Marvellous, The Mean and Everything in Between, by Carrie Dunn, (Crooked Rib Publishing, 2012). This is an adorable revisionist trail through literary history in search for “the mother” in all her narrative guises. Starting with Shakespeare’s

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Bonds of Love: psychoanalysis, feminism and the problem of domination by Jessica Benjamin, (Pantheon Books, 1988).

Bonds of Love: psychoanalysis, feminism and the problem  of domination by Jessica Benjamin, (Pantheon Books, 1988). With a sense of morbid panic, the recent Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon encouraged me to take up this feminist classic text. I wanted

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‘Whores and Other Feminists’ by Jill Nagle, (Routledge, 1997).

This book is a collection of writings about and by sex workers, some of whom claim to be feminists. The selection of sex workers included in this book speak openly about feminism as feminists, which has been a controversial topic

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