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Launch meeting of campaign to honour the death of Emily Wilding Davison, who died fighting for votes for women

Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers

Dr Diane Atkinson Author and Curator on Suffragettes

Dr Atkinson is the author of 'Suffragettes in Pictures' and 'Funny Girls: Cartooning for Equality'. She curated a major exhibition on the suffragettes at the Museum of London in 1992, and wrote her MA dissertation on Emily Wilding Davison.

Dr Helen Pankhurst, granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst

Peter Barratt, great grandson of Leicester suffragette Alice Hawkins

Katherine Connelly Campaign Co ordinator and Author of Biography of Sylvia Pankhurst


Sanum Ghafoor, activist video blogger

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Emily Wilding Davison


#1 MrsBeatrice Pearce 2012-11-15 10:22
We are planning a series of tea towels to honour the suffragette movement including Emmeline Pankhurst and Emily Davison. We already have a March of the Women design.
#2 Drdiane atkinson 2012-11-23 14:59
Please add me to your campaign. I curated a major exhibition on the suffragettes at the museum of london in 1992, curated an exhibition Funny Girls Cartooning For Equlaity for ther Fawcett Society and have wruitten extensively on the suffragettes. My MA disseratuion at UES was on EWD.
Diane Atkinson

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