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Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated each year on August 26th to commemorate the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Today the observance of Women’s Equality Day has grown to mean much more than just sharing the right to the vote, but also calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality. Numerous […]

The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians

We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY on June 1-4, 2017. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples.   If you are unable […]

Milena Jesenská: Prague, the Morning of 15 March 1939

  Milena Jesenská (10 August 1896 – 17 May 1944) was a Czech journalist, writer, editor and translator. She is popularly remembered as one of Franz Kafka’s great loves, and Jesenská’s translation of The Stoker was the first translation of Kafka’s writings into any foreign language. After the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the German army, Jesenská […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated all across Europe on March 8, corresponding with Women’s History Month in the United States. In the US March is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. All around the world, International Women’s day and National Women’s History Month present an opportunity to […]

Berghahn Books will be attending American Historical Association 2016 Meeting!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the 2016 AHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, January 7th-10th, 2016. Please stop by Booth #1409 to browse our latest selection of books & pick up free journals’ samples.   If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide you with a special […]

National Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, and across Europe, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8. All around the world, National Women’s History Month & International Women’s day present an […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a Special Issue!

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements. It is also known as the United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.   In recognition of this day, Berghahn is pleased to offer a 25% discount on any of our Gender Studies books on orders placed within the next […]

Celebrate Women with Aspasia!

Today, September 4th, is the anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, where over 4,750 delegates from several countries were in attendance. Issues discussed at the conference included poverty, education, health, economic rights, and more. From UNWomen.org: “The United Nations has organized four world conferences on women. These took place in Mexico City in […]