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The Women of Portsmouth Speak Out: An Oral History project

26 November 2019 | 10:30 - 12:30

Dr Laurel Foster, Reader in Cultural History at the University of Portsmouth, will deliver a public lecture on the HLF “Women’s Activism in Portsmouth” project, on the 26th of November in the Portsmouth Central Library.

This event is organised by the Portsmouth History Centre in a series of talks on local history as part of National Archive Week, and it will take place on the Third Floor of the Central Library starting at 10.30am.

The Reader from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries will talk about Portsmouth’s women stood up for themselves in a traditional naval town. This lecture will demonstrate how the city’s women became involved in local and national campaigns, fighting for social and political change.

If you want to attend this event, make sure to reserve a place as they are limited to 60. For bookings and further information, please contact the Portsmouth History centre via telephone at 023 9268 8046 or visit any Portsmouth Library.

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26 November 2019
10:30 - 12:30
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Portsmouth History Centre
023 9268 8046


Portsmouth Central Library
Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DX United Kingdom
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