Nancy Astor, Plymouth and the Power of Women | Research Festival 2020
University of Plymouth Research Festival 2020. Nancy Astor, Plymouth and the Power of Women. Celebrating 100 years of Nancy Astor and the influential female figures of Plymouth’s past. Tuesday 21 January 2020.
Brilliant and vivid eloquence: the centenary of Nancy Astor’s history-making maiden speech
Brilliant and vivid eloquence: the centenary of Nancy Astor’s maiden speech. Visiting Research Professor Judith Rowbotham reflects on the centenary of Nancy Astor's maiden speech, 24 February 1920
Students are set to benefit from bursaries
Plymouth University News: Bursaries are set to help students boost their personal and professional development
Nancy Astor building
University of Plymouth – The Nancy Astor building
Students expand their horizons thanks to trust set up in memory of Nancy Astor
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies students from the University of Plymouth’s Institute of Education have again benefitted from bursaries from the Nancy Langhorne Astor Scholarships Trust.
A moment in history
Professor Angela K Smith from the University of Plymouth writes about reasons to commemorate the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, a piece of legislation designed to reshape the electorate after four years of war
Public event marks upcoming centenary of momentous decision for women’s rights
A free event at the University of Plymouth will commemorate the upcoming centenary of women gaining the right to vote and stand for Parliament. Language, Gender and Politics forms part of a wider project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council