Bibliography of British and Irish History: October 2022 update 

Bibliography of British and Irish History: October 2022 update 

This blog post was written by Jenny Lelkes-Rarugal, Editor for the Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH). What’s new in BBIH?   The October 2022 update to the Bibliography of British and Irish History adds 3154 new publications. The new content...
Women and Peace: Pat Arrowsmith and Greenham Common

Women and Peace: Pat Arrowsmith and Greenham Common

In this three part series, Amy Todd explores the lives and work of key figures within peace activist networks in the UK. Each blog will tell the story of an activist contextualised within a key time for the women’s peace movement. The series will explore the...
Women’s education, to the power of Nine

Women’s education, to the power of Nine

By Philip Carter May 2019 sees the 150th anniversary of the first examination sat by women students at a British university. Here’s the story of the nine women who took up this challenge and the questions they faced. Over the week of 3 to 7 May 2019, the IHR...
Equal pay for equal work: Jill Craigie’s To Be a Woman

Equal pay for equal work: Jill Craigie’s To Be a Woman

By Jo Fox Equal pay has long been at the heart of feminist activism. The struggle for enfranchisement was but one component of the suffragette’s campaign – equal pay was another, with Millicent Fawcett arguing for ‘equal pay for equal work’ in the Economic Journal in...