International Women’s Day Workshop

What a stitch up! – Girls, needlework and maths education
by Madeleine Shepherd

IWD logoTo celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day Madeleine Shepherd has created a workshop on this year’s theme “Equal access to education, training and science and technology”.

Based on her research she presents a historical look at the links and differences between maths and needlework in the education of young women. There will be a short talk followed by discussion and workshop activities on the various crafts and ideas presented.

7pm-9pm, Tuesday 8 March 2011

The Library, Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 1E

£5 (£3 for members) to cover room hire, materials & refreshments

For information and bookings please email
(facebook event link)

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  1. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Haggis, Madeleine Shepherd. Madeleine Shepherd said: My MSc project finally gets a public airing with a few new observations and lots of hands on stuff to play with! [...]

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