Being a Feminist Researcher

Today's post is a throwback post to our SGSAH Feminist Research Methods session held at the Glasgow Women's Library on 19 June 2017. This post was originally published by Lucie Whitmore on the SGSAH blog. As many of you will be aware, this week the annual SGSAH Summer School took place in venues across Glasgow.... Continue Reading →


Writing gender and family into the biography of a black trade unionist in 1920s South Africa

One of the hardest aspects of my recent research has not been accessing secret police records or conducting interviews with important historical figures, but finding out about particular women and their private lives.[1] Researching the history of Edinburgh University’s African alumni with Tom Cunningham and Ismael Maazaz over the last year, the biographies of more... Continue Reading →

Newsletter July 2017

Calls For Papers (In order of abstract deadline) Sibéal Annual Conference 17 & 18 November 2017 University College Dublin Deadline: 5 pm 31 July 2017 Gender on the International Bench 11-12 January 2018, The Hague A cover letter; anonymised abstract (max. 400 words); 1-page CV ( and Deadline: 31 July 2017 Placing Medea:... Continue Reading →

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