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British Library Live: Women, Witches and Witch-Trials

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The history of witchcraft and gender roles within it

Join us for a live screening broadcast live from the British Library in London. Anita Anand chairs a panel of expert historians including Margo Burns, the x10 great-granddaughter of one of key protagonists of the Salem Witch Trials, Malcolm Gaskill, and Ulinka Rublack as they discuss the history of witchcraft and gender roles within it.

Anita Anand has been a radio and television journalist for over twenty years. On BBC television she has presented, amongst other shows, Daily Politics, The Heaven and Earth Show and Newsnight. She is currently the presenter of Any Answers on BBC Radio 4. Her first book, Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary, received widespread acclaim. Her new bookKoh-i- Noor: The History of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond is co-authored with William Dalrymple and published by Bloomsbury.

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