CfP: Histories of Women in Agriculture and Rural Life (Event, 06/2019, Bristol); DL: 15.04.2019

West of England and South Women’s History Network: 26th Annual Conference (Web)

Time: 29.06.2019
Venue: Bristol (Venue to be confirmed)
Proposals by: 15.04.2019

Nicola Verdon, author of Rural Women Workers in 19th century England, will be the keynote speaker. She will give an overview of work in this area with special reference to women and agriculture in the First World War.

The organizers invite papers on any aspect of the history of women in agriculture and rural life. Topics could include:

  • Farming
  • The Women’s Land Army
  • Industrial employment in rural communities
  • Family Life
  • Allotments
  • Women’s Institute
  • Protest
  • Women farmers and agricultural workers

Paper proposals of not more than 300 words should be sent to Lucienne Boyce, by Monday April 15th 2019 (Web).

Source: Rural History Newsletter 19/2019-29/2019