Recordings of 14 interviews done to mark the 50th anniversary of Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) in 2020. For the occasion, the Women’s Resource Centre (WRC) run a project, also funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, called ‘Sisters Doing It For Themselves’ to create a unique oral history archive documenting the testimonies of current and past leaders.
From the US National Archives and Records Administration To mark the 50th anniversary of the break-in on June 17, 1972 which led eventually led to the resignation of American President Richard Nixon a new website has been created where you can browse evidence from the Watergate trial. They Include images of telephone taps, photographs of accused. […]
Measuring Publication Diversity Among the Most Productive Scholars: How Research Trajectories Differ in Communication, Psychology, and Political Science” Article published in Scientometrics. Looks at publication patterns in three disciplines: Communication, Political Science, and Psychology, and examine who publishes articles and where. It considers interdisciplinarity in the social sciences.
Queer politics databases from Princeton University New Queer Politics website provides data on openly self-declared LGBT+ officials worldwide. Compiled by Andrew Reynolds, it includes all out LGBTQI+ elected officials (at state and national level) since 1976. These comprise lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, gender-non-conforming, queer or intersex persons. Download data on trends over time, […]
What Lies Beneath: Women, Politics, Textiles is a 2022 exhibition being held physically in New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, it also has an accompanying online 3D virtual tour. Images from the catalogue. It is curated by Naomi Polonsky and Lorna Dillon with Koni Borowiak, Laura Moseley, Annie Roberts and Francesca Vella Bonnici […]
Paud’s Pins – an LGBTQ+ history project An LGBT community archive which comprises over 100 badges belonging to former Gay’s the Word bookshop manager Paud Hegarty. The badges were discovered recently abandoned in an attic. The physical archive is housed in the bookshop in London. Learn more about the campaigns & struggles of left-wing and LGBTQ+ […]
Digital Library of the Caribbean: https://www.dloc.com/ – “a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean.” An extensive collection of primary source material contributed by a range of partner institutions. Topics covered include Economics, Politics, Race, Class, Gender, Religion, Language, Literature, Slavery and resistance and Culture.
A report for the British International Studies Association and the Political Studies Association covering UK academic careers in Higher education. The report covers 2012-2019 and reveals that men and white members of staff are over-represented at senior levels compared to their proportion in the academic workforce more generally. 29% of senior academics (senior lecturers, readers, professors) […]
Chinese comic book covers Curated by Chinese Studies Librarian Zhaohui Xue, this online exhibition from Stanford University of the covers of various comic books held in the collections of the East Asia Library. Most were published 1950-1970s. They offer insight into propaganda and cultural attitudes of the period.