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‘I didn’t think you’d look like that!’: Fashion and Make-Up in the Women’s Liberation Movement

This month, the Body, Self and Family project are running a series of exciting events as part of the Being […]

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Made Up: Health and Beauty Secrets Past and Present

Join us this November for three events exploring health and beauty in post-war Britain. Part of the Being Human Festival’s […]

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Gender, Subjectivity, and “Everyday Health” in the Post-1945 World – Call for Papers

University of Essex, 16-18 April 2020 What is the history of “everyday health” in the postwar world, and where might […]

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Dear Beauty Editor … Am I Normal?

On 2 April 2019 we had the pleasure of working with year 10 and 11 students from Essex schools at […]

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Seeing Red: Periods and Protest

Since November 2018, the Body, Self and Family project has been hosting numerous public engagement events as part of the […]

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