Project ID859
DescriptionWOMEN'S COMMUNITY ACTIVISM IN PORTSMOUTH SINCE 1960: THE HIDDEN HERITAGE OF A NAVAL TOWN
TopicSocial history
TypeExternal research (U3A as research assistants)
U3APortsdown U3A
Organization/partnerUNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH
Year started2018
Source of referenceCarole Chapman
carole.chapman@u3a.org.uk
Output
After a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid by Dr Sue Bruley, Dr Laurel Forster and Dr Terese Jonsson at the University of Portsmouth, a project to record the history of 50 of the city’s unsung, and inspiring women’s community activists was completed between 2018 and 2019. 
The project originated from work carried out by the Women’s Activism in Portsmouth group (WAP) from 2015 and the year-long project has outcomes that include 50 recorded oral histories, video stories, a website, booklet, student learning pack, and a mobile exhibition. See website reference below.

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NotesPortsdown U3A was a partner organisation. Members worked as interviewers and researchers and some were also the subject of interviews.