The Indian Women and War (1939-1945) project was created by Believe in Me CIC with funding from National Lottery Heritage Fund. It is working with young people to explore the impact of the Second World War on Indian women. It aims to make visible their contribution to the war effort. The website includes videos, booklets […]
From the LSE Archives, this collection comprises documents about or created by people or organisations that have a relationship to the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.The site includes online exhibitions, biographies of key staff and student figures uncovered and links to primary source documents relating to them. […]
BL Medieval manuscripts has now digitised documents relating to the trial of Joan of Arc. They comprise two manuscripts Egerton MS 984 https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Egerton_MS_984 a second trial held after the appeal of her mother Stowe MS 84 https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Stowe_MS_84 This twitter thread provides expert commentary
Transnational Journeys: An archival exploration of feminist posters that transcend borders at the Feminist Library An online exhibition from the Feminist Library which provides digital images of a number of international feminist posters which have been deposited in their collections since the 1960s. These explore the content, issues and questions that arise about the nature […]
The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection Note: this resource contains strong language and references to brutality and violence.An open-access digital collection created by T DC Public Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Library of Congress, and Howard University. It is preserving images, posters, banners, clothing, photographs, and ephemeral objects which were hung on a […]
Global Estimates of Modern Slavery, Forced Labour and Forced Marriage This report was produced through a collaboration between the ILO, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration. It shows substantial rises in the last 5 years.
A site supported by Linen Hall Library which celebrates the strengths, lives and achievements of Northern Irish women from 1965 to the present day. It includes a digital archives of films, images and text resources, blog posts and a resource section with contextual articles, books and teaching resources. Covers all areas of politics as well […]
A University of Edinburgh CDCS and genderEd online book-launch event held in September 2022. In Conversation with Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh, School of Political Science), Professor Melissa Terras (Edinburgh College of Art) and Elizabeth Crawford (independent Suffrage Historian) discuss the content and making of their new edited collection: Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Selected Writings (UCL Press, 2022). The event discusses […]
Liberating Histories A new project based at Northumbria University and partnered with the Women’s Library at the LSE which explores feminist magazines from the beginning of the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1968 to the present day. It will be developing class resources for teachers and linking to digital archives. It is also aiming to develop […]
Funded by the National Lottery, Sisters doing it for themselves comprises 14 oral history recordings covering the careers, life experiences and insight of 14 women selected by the Women’s Resource Centre for their leadership. Also a good resource for Black History Month as they include insight from the lived experiences of women of colour.