West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network 29th Annual Conference: Women and Money: A Historical Perspective

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October 15, 2022
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network 29th Annual Conference: 
Women and Money: A historical perspective

Saturday 15th October 2022

Venue: Bristol Central Friends’ Meeting House, Champion Square, St Judes, Bristol BS2 9DB

9.30 - 10.00      Registration
10.00 - 10.10    Welcome

10.10 -11.00      Keynote Speaker: Dr Helen Doe University of Exeter
‘Women in Business or Businesswomen?

11.10 - 11.40     Coffee

11.40 -13.10      Women making and managing money

Hazel Vosper, doctoral candidate, Lancaster University, “Dear Madam, Your instructions of yesterday’s date are duly to hand & shall receive my total attention”: A Bristol stockbroker and his female clients in the late nineteenth century
Joan Heggie, Research Fellow, Teesside University, Women as capital lenders in nineteenth-century Yorkshire: evidence from the Registers of Deeds
Sarah Villiers, Women as Head of Household: what were the challenges?

13.10 -14.10      Lunch

14.10-15.40       Strand 1 Women making and earning money (20th century)

Helen Wilson, Violet Pinwill, professional woodcarver
Jane Berney, An unsuitable profession for a woman? The work experience of women members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)
Lizzie Broadbent, More than spending power: women in advertising between the wars

Strand 2 Women making and trading money (early modern)

Laura Burnett, PhD student University of Exeter, Her Halfe Penny: women as money makers, users, and subjects in the mid-17th century
Rosalind Johnson, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Winchester, ‘Trade is the Life of the Nation’: Economics in the petitions of Elinor James (1681-1716)
Hannah Young, University of Southampton, ‘Almighty money is a good companion’: slave-ownership, marriage, and the making of the British aristocracy

15.40 - 16.10     Plenary discussion, close of conference, future plans

16.15 - 17.00     Tea and WESW WHN Annual General Meeting
Any queries to Jane Howells, mail@sarum-editorial.co.uk

Contact Info: 

To book a place please visit our web site and download the booking form  http://weswwomenshistorynetwork.co.uk/