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  • Women

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    The role and input of women is undeniably central to human existence and to the story of human society. They are generally 50% of the population but rarely the centre of a story; women have often been pushed to the side lines for historical content. The role of women through...

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  • An Introduction to Women in Greece and Rome

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    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London examines some of the difficulties we have with the evidence when constructing the history of Women in Ancient Greece & Rome.

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  • British Women 1500-1700

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    In this podcast Professor Laura Gowing of King's College London looks at the how the role of women changed in Britain, both within the family and within society, between 1500-1700.

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  • How did the UK Women's Movement develop and change after enfranchisement?

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    In this podcast Dr Anne Logan of the University of Kent looks at how the Women's Movement developed and change in the years subsequent to achieving the vote.

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  • Mary Tudor

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    In this podcast Dr Anna Whitelock of Royal Holloway, University of London discusses perceptions of Mary Tudor, Mary Tudor's background, her submission to Henry VIII and the rise of a warrior princess, Mary as a courageous political pioneer, Mary and religion, negative critiques, Mary and policy making, Phillip as king...

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  • Second Wave Feminism as a personal journey.

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    In this podcast Ms Jean Spence discusses how she discovered feminism and how being part of the feminist movement changed both hers and many other womens lives.

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  • Second Wave Feminism in the UK

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    In this podcast Ms Jean Spence looks at the origins, the development and the gains achieved by second wave feminism.

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  • The Origins of the Victorian Women's Movement

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    In this podcast Professor June Hannam of the University of the West of England looks at the origins of the Victorian Women's Movement and how the movement developed in the 19th century

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  • UK Women's Movement: How did Women achieve the Vote?

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    In this podcast Professor June Hannam of the University of the West of England looks at the key forces that led to women achiving the vote in the early 20th century.

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  • Women & Medicine in Ancient Greece & Rome

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    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London, examines women and medicine in Ancient Greece & Rome.

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  • Women & Religion in Ancient Greece & Rome

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    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London looks at the role and position of women in Ancient Greece and Rome.

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  • Women and the Family in Ancient Greece and Rome

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    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London, looks at women and the family in Ancient Greece and Rome.

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  • Women in 18th Century Britain

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    In this podcast Professor Roey Sweet of the University of Leicester looks at how the lives of British women were transformed in the 18th century.

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  • Women in Ancient Greek & Roman Literature

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    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London looks at women in Ancient Greek and Roman literature.

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  • Women's Voices in Ancient Greece & Rome

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    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London discusses women writers in Ancient Greece & Rome such as Sappho.

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