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Sexism, Sisterhood and Struggle through the Archives

STORIES of sexism, sisterhood and struggle will be heard at Middlesbrough Central Library as part of an International Women’s Day event.

Rebels in the Archives will be streamed live from the British Library on Wednesday, March 8 from 7pm.

The event will see a conversation on the power and potential of archiving feminist movements as Jill Liddington, Abi Morgan, Heidi Safia Mirza and Deborah Withers discuss their engagement with archives of activism.

Margaretta Jolly, chairs this panel of influential feminists as they debate questions of politics, representation and preservation.

Middlesbrough Libraries are pleased to be working in partnership with the British Library to present this live streamed event.

 Rebels in the Archives – Stories of sexism, sisterhood and struggle will run from 7pm-8.45pm. The event is free but places must be reserved on 01642 729002.

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