EnglishDeirdre Beddoe talks about organising the first Welsh Women’s History conference in Glamorgan, Wales. She talks about how some men were also interested, especially when they could relate to women’s history through their mothers or daughters.
What is the value of learning Women’s History?
Do you think that men should learn Women’s History? Do you think women should learn Men’s History?
Deirdre Beddoe (ed.), Changing Times: A different world – women’s stories of the 50s and 60s (Aberystwyth: Honno, 2010) © Honno Press
Deirdre Beddoe, Out of the Shadows: A history of women in twentieth-century Wales (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000) © University of Wales Press (ISBN 9780708315910)
Deirdre Beddoe, Discovering Women’s History: A practical guide to the sources of women’s history 1800-1945 (London: Pandora, 1993) © Pandora Press
- Deirdre Beddoe discusses organising the first Welsh Women's History Conference
- 14 - 15 July 2011
- Deirdre Beddoe
- Sound recording
- Sisterhood and After: The Women's Liberation Oral History Project
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Women’s Studies as a subject allowed feminists to discuss and develop their ideas and theoretical arguments and it started to become accepted within academia. But as the subject grew, some feminists felt that the gap between theory and practice had become too wide.