Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 – Annual workshop at University of London

‘Uncapable of her freedom’: Trading as a woman in the late 17th-Century City of London

Registration is now open for the Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 annual workshop, which will take place on Saturday 10 May 2014. We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker is Professor Laura Gowing, Professor of Early Modern British History at King’s College, London.
Please register as soon as possible, as space is limited and we anticipate a high level of interest. Details and a registration form can be found at:

http://www.womensstudiesgroup.org.uk/

Date: 10 May 2014, 11:00 – 5:00pm (registration: 10:30am)
Location: Room 104, Senate House, University of London
Fees: £22 (non-WSG members); £18 (waged WSG members); £15 (unwaged and student WSG members)

Participants should bring a five minute presentation, from any discipline, exploring the workshop themes:
• Work, occupation and trade
• Coverture and marriage
• The category of ‘woman’
• Women as exceptions; women’s rights and entitlements; women as part of the universal male, or not
• Women and cities
• Pleading and petitions – the woman’s voice

All queries should be directed to Yvonne Noble, workshop organiser, at yn@noblesse.demon.co.uk

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