The Story of Scottish Women's Hospitals

Hosted by the LSE Library

Library Education Room, lower ground floor, LSE Library, United Kingdom


Zvezdana Popovic

Librarian and historian

Zvezdana Popovic introduces the all women hospitals that operated in France, parts of Greece, Russia and Serbia during World War One.

Almost one hundred years after armistice, Zvezdana Popovic draws on her research in the Scottish Women Hospital archives of the Women's Library Collection at LSE Library to consider the all-female hospitals near some of the battlefields of World War One.  Founded and led by Dr Elsie Inglis, Scottish Women's Hospitals also had its roots in the suffragist movement of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. As part of this event, archive material will be on display. Part of the First World War Centenary.

Zvezdana Popovic is a librarian and historian, who researches the Scottish Women's Hospitals and their work, particularly in Serbia.

The British Library of Political and Economic Science was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses many world class collections, including The Women's Library.

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