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Medieval wonder women
NOTE VENUE :-Parkinson Theatre at RAU, Stroud Road. GL7 6JS
Dr. Janina Ramirez Wednesday 22 January 2020

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE of venue for this lecture only to: PARKINSON THEATRE AT THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY- USE STROUD ROAD ENTRANCE.

In this talk, Janina will examine how the rights women have been battling for in modern times can be traced back a thousand years or more. Janina will explore wonder women of the medieval period, including the Birka Warrior Woman of Sweden, Æthelflæd Lady of the Mercians, and polymath Hildegard of Bingen. These women will astound and challenge our modern notions of gender and society.

Janina Ramirez is  a cultural historian, broadcaster and author based at the University of Oxford, Janina has a passion for communicating ideas about the past.  Following extensive studies on the art, literature and culture of Anglo-Saxon England, her interests have constantly branched outwards and are delivered through the wide reach of television, radio, publications and new media.