On Saturday 30th March, 65 women came together at the ‘Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism’ event at Glasgow Women’s Library, to discover and explore positive and creative responses to […]
Hi everyone! I’m Katie, and I’ve been interning at GWL with the Edinburgh International Book Festival project. This blog post will be about our Revolting Women Takeover tent, which took […]
In this blog post, our intern Jeanette talks about getting crafty for GWL, protesting with us and what the past month had in store for her.
Sitting in the Engender Conference in the event room of the GWL, intern Luba reflects on pens. The conference started, many inspiring women talked on the stage and interesting and challenging questions were raised. With this unused pen in my left hand, I zoned out for a moment. While a smooth voice talked about “challenge”, “activism”, “fight” in the background, an idiom came to my mind: “A pen is mightier than the sword”.
Some thoughts on the importance of telling stories as a gateway to the past, inspired by the recent BBC Reith Lectures and GWL’s ‘Voices from the Belvidere’.
Following the opening of the Modern Scottish Women artists exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, GWL’s national lifelong learning project has organised special guided tours for women […]
A review of Palestinian poet Maya Abu Al-Hayat in conversation with GWL Reader in Residence Magi Gibson, following the recent publication of A Bird Is Not A Stone, a collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry with Scottish translations.
To mark the 78th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, I’m putting a spotlight on one of the many Scottish women who showed support and travelled to Spain […]