Call for Papers: Histories of Women in Agriculture and Rural Life

RHN 27/2019 | Call

West of England and South Women's History Network

29 June 2019, Bristol, UK

Deadline for paper proposals: 15 April 2019

Call for Papers:
West of England and South Women's History Network
26th Annual Conference
Histories of Women in Agriculture and Rural Life

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

We 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, lucboyce@blueyonder.co.uk by Monday April 15th2019.

Website: weswwomenshistorynetwork.co.uk