Crawling Black Ants: Encountering Lady Dufferin in Bromley House Library

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As a visiting research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice at the University of Nottingham last February, I had a chance encounter with Lady Dufferin, Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood.… Continue reading

48. Meeting of Lesbian/Women’s Archives and Libraries (i.d.a.) in Leipzig

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On the weekend of 18-20 October 2013, the 48th Meeting of Lesbian/Women’s Archives, Libraries and Information/Documentation Centers from German-language countries will take place in Leipzig. At the moment, 36 of the participating archives… Continue reading

“A dream came true”

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These words were spoken at  the launch of the brand new Resource and Documentation Centre of EIGE in Vilnius, Lithuania, on October 1st. Different experts in the field of Gender Equality shared their dreams… Continue reading

The sexy librarian or the bun lady?

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2013 AtGender Spring conference, April 26-28, Gothenburg , Focus: ‘Teaching with gender’

META : a new project by i.d.a.

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META : Pooling Knowledge – Making Collections Visible A Project by i.d.a – The Umbrella Organization of German-Speaking Women’s/Lesbian Archives and Libraries For many decades, women’s and lesbian archives have collected the unique… Continue reading

Announcing the launch of Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History

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Atria, is the new name of the Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History in Amsterdam. This institute results from the merger of Aletta, Institute for Women’s History and E-Quality, Information Centre for Gender, Family and Diversity Issues. Both institutions have a long history of advocating for gender equality and women’s history.

“This is my home now” Released on DVD

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Last month (Oct. 2012), Saddie Choua’s new documentary entitled “This is my home now”, produced by the European Women’s Lobby and the European Network of Migrant Women, was released on DVD. SEE TRAILER… Continue reading

New portal on gender-based violence

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In the beginning of November 2012, a new database on gender-based violence was launched. It is the result of a cooperation between the WINE members Aletta E-Quality, Amazone, Cid- femmes,  Gender Library in… Continue reading

WINE meeting in Gothenburg

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The next AtGender spring conference will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden, April 26 -28, 2013 . It will be hosted by the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research, University of Gothenburg. KvinnSam – National Resource… Continue reading

LSE to be the New Home for Women’s Library

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The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will be the new custodian of the prestigious London’s Women’s Library collections beginning in 2013. The Women’s Library was originally established in 1926 as… Continue reading