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 …

Lucy Delap – Maids, au pairs and treasures

Event Date: 1 May 2013 Main Lecture Theatre Founder’s Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Bedford Centre for the History of Women presents: Maids, au pairs and treasures  Dr Lucy Delap is Director of History and Policy at King’s College, London, and works on twentieth century histories of gender, feminism, shipwrecks, and working women. Her …