I am about to start a job search again. I am currently an academic researcher in social science, my third “career” so to speak since I finished my bachelor’s degree in my early twenties, and I find my work very fulfilling and interesting. However, the downside of the job is its instability due to academic [...]
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The latest exhibition at the Women’s Library, “Prostitution: What’s Going on?” marks the centenary of the death of Josephine Butler (1828–1906), the Victorian social reformer who fought for the rights of prostitutes. The question “What’s going on?” aims to prompt debates on the complex issues surrounding prostitution today.
Prostitution is probably one of the oldest “professions” [...]
London is a city full of museums, historic houses, and heritage sites dedicated to prominent characters in history. Intriguingly, one can find far fewer places that are associated with eminent historic female figures in this capital, which no doubt has been the home or workplace for many remarkable women in the past. The Florence Nightingale [...]
“What Women Want” is an exhibition at The Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University, which explores and celebrates what women have fought and longed for from the Victorian period to the 21st century. The exhibition has been created in collaboration with staff and students at London Metropolitan University and community groups from the East End of [...]