South-West Women’s History Network
Annual Conference 1998


This one-day conference was held at Bath Spa University College, Newton Park, Bath on Saturday 27 June 1998. You may read the abstracts of the papers given at the conference by selecting from the list below. If you have any enquiries connected with the South West Women's History Network please contact:

Kath Holden



From Coaxing to Caucussing - The Role of the Conservative and Unionist Women’s Franchise Association in the Campaign for Women’s Suffrage
MITZI AUCHTERLONIE University of Exeter

Party Politics and the Vote in Wales 1912-1915
URSULA MASSON University of Glamorgan

Domestic Space and Political Resistance in Irish Nationalist Movements
MARGARET WARD Bath Spa University College

Consumer Politics and Women Voters in the General Election of 1918
MARY HILSON University of Exeter

Marguerita Gonzaga’s Wedding Celebrations (1606) and the Politics of Dynastic Union
KATE CURREY University of the West of England, Bristol

Royalist Women Petitioners in South West England, 1655-1662
ANDREA BUTTON University of the West of England, Bristol

My Granny is a Fifties Icon: Post-war Cinema and the Politics of Representation
JULIA MOSZKOWICZ Visiting Lecturer at Bath Spa University College and the University of the West of England, Bristol

“Wild Women of Politics” Representation of the Suffragettes and the Women of Greenham Common by the National Press
ROSA MATHESON University of the West of England, Bristol

Transgressing Borders: Women Revolutionaries and the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland
SALLY TRUEMAN-DICKEN Bath Spa University College

Dora Montefiore and Internationalism
KAREN HUNT Manchester Metropolitan University