International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month 2023

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The University is holding a number of events to mark International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The theme for this year is #EmbraceEquity.

All events are free, but places need to be booked. You can find out more about all events and book places here.

What’s on

8 March

  • A walking tour of the Knowledge Quarter, followed by a talk and networking event at the Novotel hotel.
  • A lunchtime concert by Liverpool musician, Lazygirl.
  • A panel discussion on women’s careers in the music industry.
  • A panel discussion featuring four women judges to celebrate both International Women’s day and International Day of Women Judges. This event will be introduced by Wendy Beetlestone – former graduate of the University of Liverpool, recently appointed as Chancellor of the University of Liverpool and US district judge.

9 March

  • Liverpool Women in Science and Engineering (LivWiSE) networking and social event
  • The Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS) is hosting a panel discussion featuring the talented women of Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum who will be discussing their research, ongoing initiatives, as well as issues of representation and marginalisation.

15 March

24 March

  • The Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS) is hosting a panel for the ‘Unfolding Our Shared Future’ series focussing on how history is interpreted and represented in the US and the UK.

Further information

Please visit our Women’s History Month website for our full events listing, and keep checking back as further events are yet to be added.