Herstory on Film

Each month, the Herstory Club curates a selection of films that complement our monthly theme. This collection will be female-focused – both in front of the camera and ideally behind too – and range from fiction to biopics of real women in history. The films we’ll be recommending aim to both entertain and educate, showcasing … Continue reading Herstory on Film

‘Doing everything together’: the experiences of the Dodsworth sisters during the Great War

By Dr Linda Maynard Like many of their middle-class peers, after the declaration of war in 1914, sisters Kit and Eve Dodsworth immersed themselves in wartime initiatives: collecting for Belgian refugees; helping with teas at the YMCA; knitting socks for the troops; and filling hot water bottles and other ‘thankless’ duties at their local hospital. … Continue reading ‘Doing everything together’: the experiences of the Dodsworth sisters during the Great War

Mary and Elizabeth Tudor: A Precarious Sisterhood

by Holly Harding It could be argued that the closest relationship that one could ever experience is the relationship that exists between sisters. More often than not, sisters attain a unique perspective that can only come from a shared environment, a shared set of experiences, and a shared youth. It is my opinion that sisters … Continue reading Mary and Elizabeth Tudor: A Precarious Sisterhood