War without glamour

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War Without Glamour: Emily Hobhouse's peace activism, 1899-1926

 21 September - 24 November 2019 

 Admission free

War Without Glamour: Emily Hobhouse's peace activism, 1899-1926

Newly-donated papers at the Bodleian Library are showcased to tell the story of Emily Hobhouse’s lifelong commitment to revealing the devastating impact of war on women and children.


Proscholium, Old Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 Wheelchair access

The Proscholium is wheelchair accessible.


Admission free.

 Opening times

Monday to Friday - 9am-5pm
Saturday - 9am-4.30pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm

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