Quaker Meeting House, 126 Hampton Road, Redland, Bristol BS6 6JE

A free event on women and conscientious objection to military service.

Note: Registration is required for this event, details here.

Speakers will include:-

Professor Lois Bibbings, University of Bristol, author of Telling Tales About Men: Conceptions of Conscientious Objectors to Military Service During the First World War (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009) will look at how World War 1 Conscientious Objectors were viewed in the context of early twentieth-century ideas about gender;

Emerita Professor June Hannam, University of the West of England, will talk about Mabel Tothill and other socialist women’s support for conscientious objection in Bristol;

Local author and historian Lucienne Boyce will talk about Lily Girdlestone of Bristol and Women’s Resistance to Compulsory War Work in the First World War;and

Susan Gregory will speak on women Conscientious Objectors in World War Two.

The event is free. Teas and coffees will be available. Bring your own lunch; or there are shops and cafes nearby.

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