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A Celebration of 100 years of Women’s Suffrage in the UK

(…and 90 years of all women getting the vote)

Saturday 22nd September 2018

BFWG is honoured to host the inaugural meeting of the English speaking subgroup of UWE: Graduate Women International Ireland Scotland and Britain

Venue:

Chancellor Hotel, Mosely Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6NN,

Telephone: 0161 9077414
www.chancellorshotel.co.uk

Programme:

Registration: 10.30 Tea, Coffee & Biscuits;
Welcome: Patrice Wellesley-Cole

Chairman: Jenny Morley, Coordinator of European Relations

11.00-12.00     Lyndsey Jenkins, BA, MA, MSc

Biographer, writer & historian, D Phil student at Wolfson College, Oxford, & BFWG Scholarship Awardee

  ‘Votes for Women’, Radical cause and rallying cry: histories of the British Women’s Suffrage campaign

There will be an opportunity for questions and reflective discussion after the presentation.

12.00-13.00    Carrie de Silva MA, LlB

Principle Lecturer at Harper Adams University, Vice President of BFWG

‘People & Property’: the extraordinary career of the first woman chartered surveyor

There will be an opportunity for questions and reflective discussion after the presentation.

13.00-14.30   Buffet Lunch and networking in the Conservatory Lounge

14.30-15.30   Dr Lauren Arrington BA (Hons), MA (Hons), D Phil (Oxon), FRHistS

Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool

‘Lessons from the First Wave’  A long view of #MeToo and intersectional feminist discourse

There will be an opportunity for questions and reflective discussion after the presentation

15.30-16.00    Future plans: Chaired by Aisha Alshawaf, Vice President of UWE

Discussion of frequency, topics and next venues for GWISB meetings

16.00              Tea, Coffee & refreshments

*Optional: Evening meal at Carriage Restaurant (Chancellors)

19.00-22.00    Chef’s choice of three course set menu (wine not included)

*For Members and guests staying overnight there is a further option of a Sunday morning visit to Pankhurst Centre (details TBC)

(A donation will be made to the Centre depending on the number of participants)

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