Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre launched

A NEW research centre named in honour of Sylvia Pankhurst was launched on International Women’s Day.

The Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre provides a home for the “remarkable number” of researchers from across the University who are involved in gender research.

Sylvia, a daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, was the most imprisoned suffragette and also one of Manchester Met’s alumni, having been a prize-winning student in the Manchester School of Art at the beginning of the 20th Century.

Dr Kate Cook enthralled the audience with a biographic view of Sylvia’s life which – as well as women’s suffrage – included activism in support of…

View original post 251 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s