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The hidden heritage of a naval town: women’s community activism in Portsmouth since 1960

As a naval town, Portsmouth’s history has tended to have a masculine focus.  But many Portsmouth women have actively campaigned for women’s rights and set up practical initiatives in the Portsmouth area to improve the lives of women. A Heritage Lottery Fund grant enabled the setting up of a project to interview these women and […]

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All set for the ceremony in Portsmouth Guildhall

Graduation 2019: A day of memories

Graduation is a always special day for tutors and, of course, students and their families and friends. In this blog the History team at Portsmouth share a few pictures from the day and reflect on the successes of their undergraduate and postgraduate students. Waiting to proceed to the Guildhall stage Today we watched our undergraduate […]

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