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Women, science and feminism

Tuesday, September 10 • 13:00 - 14:00

In post-war Britain, what was it like to be a woman and a scientist?

Here, the award-winning historian Sally Horrocks from the University of Leicester draws on interviews with British women scientists collected through ‘An Oral History of British Science’.

Using the life stories collected, she will explore why many women in science professions in the past were unwilling to associate themselves with feminism, despite their own active efforts to challenge the discrimination they faced.

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Date:
Tuesday, September 10
Time:
13:00 - 14:00
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

BSA History of Science Scientific Section
Website:
https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/scientific-sections

Venue

IDL 03, University of Warwick
IDL, University of Warwick Campus CV4 7HP United Kingdom + Google Map