International Women’s Day – BRHG webinars

Date: to , 2021
Time: to
Price: Free
With: Dr Lucy Goodison, Rosemary L Caldicott, June Hannam, Merilyn Moos
Note: This event was not organised by BRHG.
Bristol Women´s Voice present a week of celebrations for International Women´s Day (IWD) 2021. BRHG have organised a series of webinars as part of the IWD programme: Friday March 12, 5 – 6 pm: Nautical Women: Women sailors and the women of sailortowns - Rosemary Caldicott In her talk Rosemary Caldicott will explore the stories of women whose lives were inextricably linked to the sea. These include women of sailortowns struggling to keep out of the dreaded workhouse and resisting the prowling […]

Webinar – Pamphlet Launch – State Snooping: Spooks, Cops and Double Agents

Date: , 2021
Time: to
Price: Free
With: Colin Thomas, Eveline Lubbers
Series: Miscellaneous 2021
Miscellaneous 2021
  “State snooping has increased, is increasing and ought to be decreased.” So argue Colin Thomas and Tim Beasley in the fifty-first pamphlet produced by the Bristol Radical History Group. It begins with the way that the government of Elizabeth 1 planted double agents amongst dissident Catholic groups and then traces how this infiltration continued through the centuries, targeting Luddites, Chartists, Irish nationalists, trade unionists, war protestors and climate campaigners. The booklet […]