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Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Since 2017, the School has hosted an Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, usually held in March on or close to International Women’s Day. Our speakers research expertise and publications span around a millennium of history, across many different geographical settings.

4th Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, 2020
Professor Diana Paton, William Robertson Professor of History, University of Edinburgh'
‘Gender History, Global History, and Atlantic Slavery’

Professor Paton’s lecture was originally scheduled for Spring 2020 and was postponed; we now expect to hold this lecture virtually in October 2020.

3rd Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, 2019
Professor Dame Janet Nelson
Presenting a Wider Public with the History of Early Medieval Gender

2nd Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, 2018
Professor Elaine Chalus, Professor of History, University of Liverpool
‘‘My Dearest Tussy’: Coping with Separation during the Napoleonic Wars — the Fremantle Papers, c.1800–14’

1st Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, 2017
Professor Sasha Roseneil, Professor of Sociology, University of Essex
‘Intimate citizenship: what difference have social movements made?’