77 minutes | May 14, 2019

1.4 Cat and Mouse Act with Michelle Green, Elizabeth Crawford and Helen Antrobus

Hosted by Zoe Turner, Publicity & Outreach Officer of Comma Press, a Manchester-based independent publisher specialising in the short story. Michelle Green is a British-Canadian writer. Her short story collection, Jebel Marra, was published by Comma Press and is based on her own experience as an aid worker in Darfur. Elizabeth Crawford is the author of The Women's Suffrage Movement: a reference guide 1866-1928 (1998), The Women's Suffrage Movement: a regional survey (2013) and much more. Helen Antrobus is a museum curator and historian. She is former programme officer at the People's History Museum and is one of the hosts of the F' Yeah History podcast, Published in 2017, Protest: Stories of Resistance assembled twenty authors to re-imagine key moments of British protest from the last eight centuries. Written in close consultation with historians, sociologists and eye-witnesses - who also contribute afterwords - these stories follow fictional characters caught up in real-life struggles. Notes: 1. The Manchester Society for Women's Suffrage https://spartacus-educational.com/WmanchesterS.htm 2. The Free Trade Hall Meeting https://radicalmanchester.wordpress.com/2010/03/14/free-trade-hall-meeting-13-october-1905-the-beginning-of-the-militant-campaign-for-votes-for-women/ 3. The Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) https://www.britannica.com/topic/Womens-Social-and-Political-Union 4. 1910 Conciliation Bill https://spartacus-educational.com/Conciliation.htm 5. 1913 Male Suffrage Bill https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/britain1906to1918/usefulnotes/g4cs3s4u.htm 6. 1913 Prisoners (Temporary Discharge for Ill Health) Act, popularly known as the Cat and Mouse Act https://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/transformingsociety/electionsvoting/womenvote/unesco/cat-and-mouse-act/ 7. Emily Davison http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/davison_emily.shtml 8. Art and Suffrage https://francisboutle.co.uk/products/art-and-suffrage/ 9. Represent! Voices 100 Years On exhibition https://phm.org.uk/exhibitions/represent-voices-100-years-on/ 10. The 1981 Irish hunger strike https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1981_Irish_hunger_strike 11. Can one do evil without being evil? https://aeon.co/ideas/what-did-hannah-arendt-really-mean-by-the-banality-of-evil 12. Selina Martin http://selina-martin.blogspot.com/p/time-as-suffragette.html - 13. 100-year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act in 2018 https://celebratingvotesforwomen.campaign.gov.uk/ 14. Annie Kenney https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Kenney 15. Preface to 'Leaves of Grass' by Walt Whitman - https://www.bartleby.com/39/45.html 16. Rhoda Garrett https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhoda_Garrett 17. Lady Constance Lytton http://www.historiamag.com/lady-constance-lytton-suffragette/ 18. Hannah Mitchell https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannah_Mitchell 19. Lucy Minnie Baldock https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnie_Baldock 20. David Lloyd George on women and the war (1918) https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2013/aug/22/women-first-world-war-lloyd-george 21. The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), also known as the suffragists https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Union_of_Women%27s_Suffrage_Societies 22. Women Asylum Seekers Together in Greater Manchester. https://www.wastmanchester.com/ 23. Stand by your trans https://happyvalleypride.com/news/stand-by-your-trans/ 24. Intersectionality/intersectional feminism https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersectionality
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