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University of Portsmouth celebrates International Women’s Day

Event date: Thu, Mar 31, 2016
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The University of Portsmouth celebrates International Women’s Day with the following talks and film screenings.


Female Philanthropy and the Inter-War World in Twentieth-Century Britain - CANCELLED

Date: Tuesday 8 March 2016

Time: 5.15pm

Venue: Dennis Sciama, Room 2.14

Dr. Eve Colpus, Lecturer in British and European History Post 1850 at Southampton University, will speak on ‘Female Philanthropy and the Inter-War World in Twentieth-Century Britain’, organised by the Women’s and Gender Studies Research Cluster, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. No booking needed. All are welcome!

 

International Women’s Day Film and Talk

Date: Thursday 10 March 2016

Time: 6.30pm talk, 7.00pm screening

Venue: Eldon Screening Theatre, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ

The screening of Suffragette and talk by Professor June Purvis, a world-renowned expert on the subject and who advised the filmmakers.

Admission is free, but please reserve your place on Eventbrite.


Make More Noise (UK, 1899-1917) Cert | 80 min

Date: Thursday 31 March 2016

Time: 7.00pm Venue: Eldon Screening Theatre, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ

Cinema was born as the Suffragettes campaign was gathering momentum, and so they made it there business to get in front of the camera. A fascinating compilation of 21 short films from the BFI national archive that show how these women were being portrayed on screen.

Tickets £6 from http://www.portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk/tickets/