• Online event: The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty

    Online event: The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty

    Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-09-07


Live Discussion / Online event

The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty

Want to know more about menstrual rights & history in Scotland? Join the editors and contributors of the OLH journal Special Collection “The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty” for a moderated discussion about the collection.

Date: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Time: 2.30-3.30pm (UK time). Check your timezone here

Registration: Free. Please register here.

About the Special Collection: “The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty” is a special collection of nine articles published in the Open Library of Humanities flagship journal. The collection is dedicated to the history of politics, activism, medicine, public health, the arts and education around menstruation in Scotland and transnationally. It is the first collection to analyse and contextualise Scottish menstrual policy. Using archives, interviews, and case studies from other countries and historical periods, the articles published in the collection poses the question: Why Scotland? Why menstrual rights? Why now?

Guest-editors: Bettina Bildhauer (University of St Andrews), Camilla Røstvik: (University of Leeds) and Sharra Vostral (Purdue University) 

The Special Collection is available open access here 

About the Open Library of Humanities journal: The OLHJ is the flagship journal of the Open Library of Humanities, an award-winning, academic-led, diamond open-access publisher of 28 journals based in Birkbeck, University of London. OLHJ has been publishing quality, peer-reviewed research across its 40 Special Collections since 2016, with subjects ranging from classics, theology and philosophy, to modern languages and literatures, film and media studies, anthropology, political theory and sociology.


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