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Faculty of Arts at Home - Film 32: Amazing Women: Mapping Suffrage

This month the Resonate FestivalLink opens in a new window showcases Amazing WomenLink opens in a new window, focusing on women’s lives, women’s stories, and the work of great women who have pushed all areas of all our lives forward.

Accordingly, in this videoLink opens in a new window Professor Sarah RichardsonLink opens in a new window from the Department of History tells us about the Mapping Women's SuffrageLink opens in a new window project, which aims to identify, plot and record the everyday lives and locations of as many Votes for Women campaigners as possible across England at the height of the suffrage movement in 1911. In particular, Sarah introduces us to some local Coventry and Warwickshire women who made their mark in the suffrage effort.

Intrigued to discover the story of the suffragette who lived down your street? You can check out the interactive map database hereLink opens in a new window.

Want to hear more about the Coventry women who fought for women’s right to vote? You can walk in their footsteps as part of the Resonate Festival:

Coventry Women's Suffrage Walk


Amphibious Screens :The Sustainable Cultures of Water Seminar Series

Amphibious Screens: The Sustainable Cultures of Water Seminar Series, hosted by The University of Warwick, begins on January 27th. This online series delves beneath the surface to connect new research ideas from around the world with professionals, practitioners, activists as well as the cultural sector in four online seminars.

You can join one or all of these free seminars to understand more about how the film and TV industries in Miami, Reykjavik, Cornwall and Venice are deeply connected to a watery sense of place, water pollution, water scarcity and water cultures.

For further details and to register click here.


Faculty of Arts at Home 27: Challenges for Sustainable Cities

As countries around the world come together to tackle the threat of climate change at the COP26 climate summit, the question of how cities can become more sustainable has never been more important. Tying in with the Resonate Festival’s theme of Futures, Dr Jonathan Clarke in Global Sustainable Development discusses what some of the key challenges are for transforming our cities to become more resilient, equitable and sustainable to adapt to our changing world.


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