Karen Harvey – Mary Toft’s Monstrous Births of 1726: Then and Now

Event Date: 2 February 2017 Management Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Bedford Centre for the History of Women at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Bedford Centre Lecture 2017 Professor Karen Harvey (Sheffield) – Mary Toft’s Monstrous Births of 1726: Then and Now In 1726 Mary Toft gave birth to seventeen rabbits …

Yasmin Khan – Women and War in the British Empire

  Event Date: 15 March 2016 Management Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Bedford Centre for the History of Women at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Bedford Centre Lecture 2016 Dr Yasmin Khan (Oxford) – Women and War in the British Empire This lecture draws on the themes of my recent book, …

Emily West – The dual exploitation of enslaved women in America, c.1815-1865

Event Date: 18 March 2015 Moore Management Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Bedford Centre for the History of Women presents: 2015 Bedford Lecture Dr Emily West (Reading) – The dual exploitation of enslaved women in America, c.1815-1865 This lecture provides an overview of the lives of enslaved women in America from the colonial era …