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Responding to the Government Women’s Health Strategy Call for Evidence

by Daisy Payling On International Women’s Day in March 2021 the Government Department of Health and Social Care announced a […]

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Writing Ourselves: Body, Self, Family and the Mass Observation Archive

In Autumn 2020 the Mass Observation Project issued a Directive developed with the Body, Self, and Family project on ‘Health […]

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Our grandmothers’ lives

Georgina Ashton was born in 1925 near Prestonpans. Her dad was a miner. She went into service at fourteen. She […]

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What Do Everyday Health Objects Sound Like? Combining Oral History, Sound Art, and National Dried Milk

by Kate Mahoney On the Body, Self and Family project, we aim to explore the expansive ways in which women […]

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‘Lonely Gems …’ Horoscopes in Sappho magazine c.1972-3

by Daisy Payling The first time I met my girlfriend’s friend Amy, she wanted to know the exact time I […]

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