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1 Lost and found in the map library: changes in early map librarianship Georgia Brown, UW-Milwaukee Libraries, WI, USA, gives the third talk in session 3B of the seminar. Georgia Brown 12 May 2021
2 Beyond “clerical cartography”: gender and the production of Sanborn fire insurance maps in the 1920s Jack Swab, University of Kentucky, USA, gives the second talk in session 3B in the seminar. Jack Swab 12 May 2021
3 Where are all the women? The case of the Halls Debbie Hall, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, gives the first talk in session 3B in the seminar. Debbie Hall 12 May 2021
4 From body as territory to feminicides mapping: discourses and mapping languages by Latin American feminist cartographies Manuela Silveira, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, gives the third talk in the second session of the seminar. Manuela Silveira 12 May 2021
5 Mapping toward equitable solutions in public transit planning Suzie Birdsell, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting, Boston, USA, gives the second presentation, in the second session of the seminar. Suzie Birdsell 12 May 2021
6 ‘Octavia always enjoyed a map’: Octavia Hill, maps, and Victorian social reform Elizabeth Baigent, University of Oxford, gives the first talk in the second session of the seminar. Elizabeth Baigent 12 May 2021
7 Women and children first: gender, flood and victimhood in Dutch eighteenth-century maps of dike-breaks Anne-Rieke van Schaik, University of Amsterdam, gives the third in the first session of the seminar. Anne-Rieke van Schaik 12 May 2021
8 The rise, persistence and surprising end of female personifications of the continents on maps Chet Van Duzer, University of Rochester, NY, USA, gives the second presentation in the first session of the seminar. Chet Van Duzer 12 May 2021
9 Where are the women on sixteenth-century French World maps? Camille Serchuk, Southern Connecticut State University, USA, gives the first talk in the first session of the seminar. Camille Serchuk 12 May 2021
10 Welcome and Introduction Catríona Cannon, Deputy Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, introduces the seminar. Catriona Cannon 12 May 2021
11 The Black Chicago Renaissance Women: Lives and Legacies in Music | Dr. Samantha Ege Held on International Women's Day 2021, Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future, Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities - in collaboration with Lincoln College, Oxford. Samantha Ege 22 Mar 2021
12 How can we amplify women's voices in journalism? In this episode we speak to to three women journalists from Kyrgyzstan, India and Indonesia discuss female representation in the news media, why they got into journalism, and how to ensure women’s voices and interests are heard. Meera Selva, Bermet Talant, Ipsita Chakravarty, Christine Franciska 04 Mar 2021
13 Learning since our mothers day Oxford's registrar gives a personal account of her mother's journey through education and early career, and the expectations for women at the time, and how that has shaped her own career. Gill Aitken 02 Mar 2021
14 The architecture of women’s higher education in England, 1869–1914 How University architecture reflects the presence of women and their perceived needs, and the generosity of female benefactors Geoffrey Tyack 02 Mar 2021
15 Diversifying portraiture: women’s place in a project to change the representation of Oxford success Alice Prochaska discusses the Diversifying Portraiture project designed by the Equality and Diversity Unit at Oxford University Alice Prochaska 02 Mar 2021
16 The domestic work of women at Oxford colleges A look at the history of the women service sector workers at Oxford Colleges and upon whom the comfortable academic life depended Kathryne Crossley 02 Mar 2021
17 The most woman-studentish? Somerville College and student life A look at early women students at Somerville College Oxford Mo Moulton 02 Mar 2021
18 'The Lady Collationers': women and the study of medieval manuscripts in the Bodleian Libraries A look at the careers of the Parker sisters known as the Lady Collationers Hope Williard 02 Mar 2021
19 All but absent from history? Women in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Womens roles in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Jane Garnett 02 Mar 2021
20 Women workers at OUP A look back at women who worked at the Oxford University Press. Delivered by Peter Gilliver on behalf of Martin Maw Martin Maw, Peter Gilliver 02 Mar 2021
21 Women in the Oxford English Dictionary A fascinating insight into the role of women in the Oxford English Dictionary Charlotte Brewer 02 Mar 2021
22 Florence Nightingale and the politicians’ pigeon holes: using data for the good of society Professor Deborah Ashby, President of the RSS, gives the 2020 Florence Nightingale lecture. Deborah Ashby, David Cox, David Spiegelhalter 07 Jan 2021
23 Panel Discussion 3: Feminist Multi-taskers: Being a Photographer, a Writer and a Curator Taous Dahmini chairs a discussion with Patrizia Di Bello and Deborah Cherry Taous Dahmani, Patrizia Di Bello, Deborah Cherry 17 Nov 2020
24 Panel Discussion 2: Unveiling the Archive, Revealing Photographers Taous Dahmini chairs a discussion with Erika Lederman and Jessica Sutcliffe Taous Dahmani, Jessica Sutcliffe, Erika Lederman 17 Nov 2020
25 Panel Discussion 1: Historiography's Origin Stories Taous Dahmani chairs a discussion with Val Williams Taous Dahmani, Val Willams 17 Nov 2020
26 Fast Forward: Women in Photography Anna Fox gives an overview of Fast Forward - a research project designed to promote and engage with women in photography across the globe. Anna Fox 13 Nov 2020
27 Write or be Written Off: the work of Jo Spence (1934-1992) as photography 'theory' Patrizia Di Bello discusses the work of Jo Spence as a writer, organiser and photographer Patrizia Di Bello 13 Nov 2020
28 The Isabel Project: Uncomvering 19th Century Institutional Photographers, One Woman at a Time Erika Lederman talks about her practice and the work of the V & A museum's first in house photographer, Isabel Cowper. Erika Lederman 13 Nov 2020
29 Challenging the Limited View - The Case of the Women in Mosques Movement Part of the Middle East Centre Women's Rights Research Seminars. With Dr Mine Yildirim Chair: Dr Nazila Ghanea (Department for Continuing Education,University of Oxford). Mine Yildirim, Nazila Ghanea 06 Nov 2020
30 OxPeace 2020: Combating Sexual and Gender-based Violence Dr Henri Myrttinen, Gender Associations, gives a talk for the 2020 Oxpeace Conference Henri Myrttinen 02 Nov 2020
31 Creating History and Building Legacy (Illuminations, The Other Observers, Warworks, Signals Festival) Val Williams gives a short talk on what it is like for early women photographers in a very male dominated industry Val Williams 26 Oct 2020
32 Female Entrepreneurship in the Middle East Frederike Brockhoven sits down with Rania Ayman of Entreprenelle, Yasmeen Mjalli of Babyfist, and Lina Khalifeh of Shefighter to discuss female entrepreneurship in the Middle East. Frederike Brockhoven, Rania Ayman, Lina Khalifeh 07 Oct 2020
33 OxPeace 2020: Opening and keynote address on 'Feminine Peace, Human Security' Dr Liz Carmichael MBE opens the OxPeace 2020 Conference; Teohna Williams gives keynote on “Feminine Peace, Human Security” Liz Carmichael, Teohna Williams 06 Sep 2020
34 OxPeace 2020: Twenty Years of UNSCR 1325 Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini MBE gives the keynote address on 'Twenty Years of UNSCR 1325' at the OxPeace 2020 conference. Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini 06 Sep 2020
35 OxPeace 2020: Using the PA-X Database to Understand Gender Perspectives in Peace Agreements Dr Kevin McNicholl presents 'Using the PA-X Database to Understand Gender Perspectives in Peace Agreements' at the OxPeace 2020 conference. Kevin McNicholl 06 Sep 2020
36 OxPeace 2020: Women's participation in peacebuilding and mediation Quhramaana Kakar presents 'Women's participation in peacebuilding and mediation' at the OxPeace 2020 conference. Quhramaana Kakar 06 Sep 2020
37 OxPeace 2020: UNSCR 1325 and the Experience of Women in Sudan Dr Suad Musa presents 'UNSCR 1325 and the Experience of Women in Sudan' at the OxPeace 2020 conference. suad musa 06 Sep 2020
38 OxPeace 2020: Uniformed Women in South Sudan Captain Sophie Piper presents 'Uniformed Women in South Sudan' at the 2020 OxPeace conference. Sophie Piper 06 Sep 2020
39 The 50:50 Project: increasing women's representation in the BBC's journalism Ros Atkins of BBC News talks about how the 50:50 project led to a significant increase in the number of women appearing across the BBC's journalism. Ros Atkins 11 Nov 2019
40 Is female health cyclical? Evolutionary perspectives on menstruation Alex Alvergne (Oxford) delivered this seminar on 6 March 2019 as part of the Primate Conversations seminar series Alexandra Alvergne 08 Jul 2019
41 University of Oxford 2019 Annual Disability Lecture The Triple Cripples...creators, educators, rule breakers, and the personification of empowerment Jay Abdullahi, Kym Oliver 13 Jun 2019
42 Why don’t we take women as seriously as men? Mary Ann Sieghart, Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, shares with us anecdotal and statistical evidence in this talk highlighting gender-respect inequality in the newsroom and other settings. Mary Ann Sieghart 07 May 2019
43 Women's Rights Research Seminar - From Kurdistan to Europe: Kurdish Literary, Artistic and Cultural Activism by Kurdish Women Intellectuals Dr Ozlem Belcim Galip (Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow, The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series, chaired by Marilyn Booth (Magdalen College). Ozlem Belcim Galip, Marilyn Booth 01 May 2019
44 Gender, State-collapse, Conflict and State-building: Recent Research from the Somali Context Gender, State-collapse, Conflict and State-building: Recent Research from the Somali Context Judith Gardner 29 Apr 2019
45 From victims to suspects - representations of Muslim women Dr Shakira Hussein is a writer and researcher at the University of Melbourne's National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies. In this talk she looks at how Muslim women are represented in the media from Australia to the UK. Shakira Hussein 29 Apr 2019
46 Who drives change in Africa? In the second of our special two-part episode, we learn about Africa’s competitive advantages, shifting demographics, and the leadership challenges and opportunities faced by young people and women. Vera Songwe, Kola Adesina, Erik Hersman 16 Apr 2019
47 Women and Power: Redressing the Balance – closing remarks by Helen Antrobus, National Public Programme Curator, National Trust The closing remarks by Helen Antrobus, National Public Programme Curator, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Helen Antrobus 07 Mar 2019
48 Women Making History: The Leaders of Today – roundtable discussion chaired by Victoria Tandy, Co-Founder of the Women Leaders in Museums Network ‘Women Making History: The Leaders of Today’ is a roundtable session exploring the presence of women in senior roles in heritage organisations, at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Hilary Carty, Kate Clark, Sara Wajid, Virginia Tandy 07 Mar 2019
49 Women and Power: The Women who Shaped the National Trust – keynote by Hilary McGrady, Director-General, National Trust ‘Women and Power: The Women who Shaped the National Trust’ is the keynote by McGrady, Director-General, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Hilary McGrady 07 Mar 2019
50 Women and Power: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves – keynote by Melissa Benn, Writer and Campaigner 'Women and Power: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves’ is the keynote by the writer and campaigner Melissa Benn at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Melissa Benn, Senia Paseta 06 Mar 2019
51 Women and Power: Redressing the Balance – keynote by Annie Reilly, Head of Public Programmes, National Trust 'Women and Power: Redressing the Balance' is the opening keynote by Anne Reilly, Head of Public Programmes, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Annie Reilly, Alice Purkiss 06 Mar 2019
52 Loathly Ladies Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield talk about the loathly lady: the hideous hag who knows the secret that the hero seeks, and whom he must learn how to respect. Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon 26 Feb 2019
53 Women and Social Change in North Africa: What Counts as Revolutionary? A Discussion Dr Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford), Dr Doris Gray (Al Akhawayn University), Dr Nadia Sonneveld (Radboud University) take part in a discussion at the Middle East Studies centre. Chair by Michael Willis (St Antony's College). Imane Chaara, Doris Gray, Nadia Sonneveld 25 Feb 2019
54 Public health and gender: Assumptions, disjunctures in practice, and implications for HIV prevention within marriages in Kenya ASC seminar by Roseanne Njiru Roseanne Njiru 16 Feb 2019
55 Creative Commons Between Love and Lineage: Elopement, Rights and Violence in an Afghan Valley Dr Naysan Adlparvar (Yale University), gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre. Naysan Adlparvar 26 Nov 2018
56 Gender, Spectacle and Nation-making in Post-WWII Nigeria ASC seminar by Judith Byfield (Cornell University). judith byfield 26 Oct 2018
57 Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict: Al-Hakkamat Baggara Women of Darfur Suad Musa kicks off a new term of ASC seminars by launching her new book. suad musa 26 Oct 2018
58 Creative Commons Rights and justice: reproductive politics and legal activism in India This Anthropology departmental Seminar was delivered by Professor Maya Unnithan (University of Sussex) on 26 January 2018 Maya Unnithan 31 Jul 2018
59 Women's Rights Research Seminar- A Global History of the Struggle for Women’s Rights: The Women’s Movement in Istanbul in the Context of International Feminism in the Early 20th Century Dr Elife Bicer-Deveci, postdoctoral fellow of Swiss National Science Foundation and academic visitor at the Middle East Centre, St. Antony’s College, gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series. Elife Bicer-Deveci 03 Apr 2018
60 A Celebration of the Centenary of the Birth of Olive Gibbs 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, the act which gave women the vote. Susanna Pressel, Liz Woolley, Bruce Kent, Simon Gibbs 26 Feb 2018
61 Valuing Women With Disabilities Valuing Women With Disabilities: Infantilised, Medicalised, Pauperised? Marie Tidball, Helen Brookman, Julie Jaye Charles 21 Feb 2018
62 The Women who 'Meant to Do It': George Eliot and Celebrity Performance Life-Writing and Female Celebrity, 4 Nov 2017 Keynote: Patricia Duncker Patricia Duncker 08 Jan 2018
63 Life-writing and female celebrity - Panel 1 Women's Lives and Celebrity in the 18th Century (chair: Anna Senkiw) Ruth Scobie - Pre-Truth Media and the Female Imposter: The Case of ‘Elizabeth Harriet Grieve’ Ruth Scobie 08 Jan 2018
64 Creative Commons FMR 35 Disabilities among refugees and conflict-affected populations In 2007 the Women's Refugee Commission launched a major research project to assess the situation for those living with disabilities among displaced and conflict affected populations. Rachael Reilly 12 Dec 2017
65 WRRS: Dancing with Words: Subverting the Master Narrative in Saudi Women’s Literature Dr Basma Al Mutlaq (School of Oriental and African Studies) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series called Women's Rights Research Seminars. Basma Al Mutlaq 13 Nov 2017
66 Women in India’s waste economy In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Barbara Harriss-Whiten draws on anthropology, economics and politics to examine the role of women in Indian society. 12 May 2017. Barbara Harriss-White 26 Jul 2017
67 Repositioning Women's Health Care: A Case Study on Women Who Survived Ebola in Sierra Leone Part of the Humanities & Identities Lunchtime Series Elleke Boehmer, Fatou Wurie 27 Jun 2017
68 Women on Air – where are the experts? Suzanne Franks, professor of journalism, City University, London, gives a talk for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Suzanne Franks 11 May 2017
69 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 7, University of Oxford, 22 February 2017 Gender and Authority Seminar 7: Serena Alessi (British School at Rome) and Rachel Delman (University of Oxford). Music: 'Enigmatic' by bensound.com Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Apr 2017
70 Creative Commons At the Frontlines of Change: Feminist Leadership Transforming Lives - Devaki Jain Lecture Noeleen Heyzer gives the 2016 Devaki Jain Lecture. Noeleen Heyzer 10 Mar 2017
71 Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Roundtable The Gender and Authority TORCH Network, in collaboration with the Centre for Gender, Identity, and Subjectivity, hosted a roundtable discussion at Balliol College on 2 November 2016. Mara Keire, Maria Jaschok, Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Joana Serrado 18 Nov 2016
72 Values based leadership in a changing world 21st century leaders lead complex, diverse and culturally complex organisations: Do women lead these organisations differently? Valerie Amos 25 Oct 2016
73 Women in Oxford's History: Rose Potter Clarributt Exploring the life of Rose Potter Clarributt: long-serving matron of the Radcliffe Infirmary Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Hannah Newson 19 Oct 2016
74 Women in Oxford's History: Elizabeth Wordsworth Exploring the life of Elizabeth Wordsworth: founding principal of Lady Margaret Hall and founder of St Hugh's College Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds 19 Oct 2016
75 Women in Oxford's History: Maria Czaplicka Exploring the life of Maria Czaplicka: Polish anthropologist of Siberian indigenous people Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Jaanika Vider 19 Oct 2016
76 Women in Oxford's History: Ida Busbridge Exploring the life of Ida Busbridge: promoter of women's education at St Hugh's College Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Bethany White 19 Oct 2016
77 Women in Oxford's History: Kofoworola Moore Exploring the life of Kofoworola Moore: first black woman to graduate from the University of Oxford Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, JC Niala 19 Oct 2016
78 Women in Oxford's History: C. Violet Butler Exploring the life of C. Violet Buter: philanthropist, social researcher, and educator Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Kathryne Crossley 19 Oct 2016
79 FMR 52 - Humanitarian action and the transformation of gender relations There is value in creating space within a humanitarian response to invest in interventions that go beyond addressing the immediate risks and needs. Melinda Wells, Geeta Kuttiparambil 15 Aug 2016
80 Creative Commons Women in Engineering A short promotional film featuring women who have been inspired to work in the engineering. priyanka dhopade, sina ober-blobaum, Eleanor Stride, ana castro-castellon 01 Aug 2016
81 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 1, University of Oxford, 2 March 2016 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 1 featuring Mary Harrod and Susan Garrard. Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Jul 2016
82 Creative Commons Right Place, Right Time Women composers and their creative communities. Anna Beer 30 Jun 2016
83 Creative Commons Political wisdom and deep devotion: The introduction of the Reformation in Southern Lower Saxony by Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Calenberg-Gottingen Ruth Gornandt gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Ruth Gornandt 28 Jun 2016
84 Creative Commons 'Print therefore good Lord, and write these examples in my memory': The Forgotten History of Writing and Printing Lady Abergavenny's Prayers Louise Horton gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Louise Horton 28 Jun 2016
85 Creative Commons Danish Noblewomen's Use of Manuscript Prayer Books c. 1550-1600 Marie Møller Christensen gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Marie Møller Christensen 28 Jun 2016
86 Creative Commons Textual Negotiation and Resistance of Female Religious Communities Facing Reformation Elizabeth Goodwin gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Elizabeth Goodwin 28 Jun 2016
87 Creative Commons Sin and Salvation: Churching as a disciplinary tool in Early Modern Denmark Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig 28 Jun 2016
88 Creative Commons Brandenburg's Calvinist Turn and the Portrayal of Dynastic Women Prof Sara Smart (Exeter) gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Sara Smart 28 Jun 2016
89 Creative Commons Recording women's responses to the Reformation: Henry Jessey as "relator" of Sarah Wight's religious prophecy in The Exceeding Riches of Grace (1647) Claire McGann gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Claire McGann 28 Jun 2016
90 Creative Commons The women behind the prophecies: A discussion of Ursula Jost and her printer Margarethe Prüss Nicola Deboys gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Nicola Deboys 28 Jun 2016
91 Creative Commons Of Martyrs and Makhanas: Jesuits and Gender in the Seventeenth-Century Marianas Mission Prof Ulrike Strasser (UC San Diego) gives a talk for the Women's Responses to the Reformation conference. Ulrike Strasser 27 Jun 2016
92 Creative Commons Women and Conflict in India Dr Sanghamitra Choudhury speaks at the launch of her book on Women and Conflict in India Sanghamitra Choudhury 06 Jun 2016
93 Creative Commons Breaking into the Boys' Club: Why British Politics Needs More Women With Westminister lobby journalism dominated by men, Anushka Asthana sheds light on what it takes for a woman to succeed in modern journalism. Anushka Asthana 08 Mar 2016
94 Women and the 19th Century Emergence of the Arabic Novel Seminar presented by Professor Marilyn Booth at the Middle East Centre on 26th February 2016. Marilyn Booth 04 Mar 2016
95 A Conversation on the Role of Women in Transforming Conflict in the 21st Century A panel discussion on Dr Scilla Elworthy's new book 'Pioneering the Possible: Awakened Leadership for a World That Works' and the Oxford launch of 'Rising Women Rising World.' Scilla Elworthy, Rama Mani, Richard Caplan, Kalypso Nicolaidis 16 Sep 2015
96 FMR 50 - If women are left out of peace talks The exclusion of women from the process of making peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina has diminished the prospects for sustainable peace. When will we learn that no peace can be sustainable and just without the active and meaningful participation of women? Gorana Mlinarević, Nela Porobić Isaković, Madeleine Rees 01 Sep 2015
97 Eleanor Marx: A Life The fifth in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2015, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Rachel Holmes - Writer and historian. Rachel Holmes 07 Aug 2015
98 Creative Commons Campaigner for women’s participation in technology, Ruthe Farmer (St Cross, 2007) Ruthe Farmer explains how her award-winning work to encourage women and girls to embrace technology can be traced back to her student days at Oxford. Ruthe Farmer 06 Aug 2015
99 The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Professor Laura Doan talks on the future of Women's Studies in 'The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off. Laura Doan 22 Jun 2015
100 Creative Commons Bangladeshi women's experiences of infant feeding in Tower Hamlets This Fertility and Reproduction Seminar by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Public Health Team looks at why so many Bangladeshi women in the borough are mix feeding with breast and bottle (3 Nov 2014) Christine McCourt, Juliet Rayment 13 Apr 2015