As a historian of archaeology, I know that museum collections are an important route into the history of empire. British archaeologists and antiquarians brought artefacts from many countries back to…Read More >
American tennis, coconut shies and Millicent Fawcett – a garden party I’d like to have attended.
90 years ago this week, Nancy Astor, the first female British MP to take her seat, held a garden party at Cliveden House to celebrate the passing of the Act…Read More >
Votes for women – and £5m to celebrate, 100 years on
by Dr Jacqui Turner, Department of History, University of Reading This week was International Women’s Day and women were everywhere. We were in the media, online, on TV, and crowded…Read More >