Tag: International Women's Day

  • Matchwoman or vampire?

    Matchwoman or vampire?

    We are back LIVE at UCL Anthropology dept on Tues Mar 7 with Dr Louise Raw delivering a Special Lecture for International Women’s Day: ‘Matchwoman or vampire? Strikes, sisterhood and the Victorian fear of female sexuality’. When the Bryant and May Matchwomen went on strike in 1888, it caused outrage. A ‘respectable’ woman’s place was…