A Hundred Years of Women's Suffrage: Looking back, moving forward

A two-day conference in the Houses of Parliament hosted by the Birkbeck Centre for the Study of British Politics & Public Life and the PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group. 

Panels will include: 

Situating Women's Suffrage

  • Dr. Sumita Mukherjee -  University of Bristol
  • Professor Krista Cowman – University of Lincoln
  • Professor Louise Ryan –  University of Sheffield
  • Professor Karen Hunt – Keele University

Feminising politics in the contemporary United Kingdom

  • Dr Diana Stirbu – London Metropolitan University
  • Professor Fiona Mackay – University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Rosie Campbell – Birkbeck University
  • Dr Orly Siow - UCL
  • Dr Leah Culhane – University of Manchester

In Conversation with Maria Miller MP and Dawn Butler MP

The Future of Gender Equality in the United Kingdom

  • Vivienne Hayes – Women’s Resource Centre
  • Dr Sue Milner – University of Bath
  • Dr Toni Haastrup – University of Kent
  • Professor Roberta Guerinna – University of Surrey

Acting on Gender Equality within the House: Representing Women

  • Alison Thewliss MP
  • Baroness Fiona Hodgson
  • Craig Tracey MP
  • Gavin Newlands MP
  • Stella Creasy MP


More details to be made available shortly.