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Mapping Women's History in York (York Festival of Ideas 2017)
Sat, 10 Jun 2017, 14:00
Sturday 10 June 2017; 2.00pm- 4.00pm (York Explore)**
Laura Yeoman, Archivist (Access and Engagement) will guide participants through some highlights of the York Archives materials that reveal the fascinating lives of women in York’s history. Pirates, publishers, painters, martyrs, teachers, activists, actors, politicians – women have shaped the city and made their mark on York and the world. Dr Elodie Duché, Dr Anne-Marie Evans and Dr Kaley Kramer will introduce some of the women that inspire their research. The café will be open to share stories, talk about women’s history in York, and contribute to putting women back on the map!
Join us to discover more about women’s important and lasting contributions to the past, present, and future of York.
**suggested £2 donation (no booking fee for advance tickets)
Laura Yeoman is an archivist (Access and Engagement) based at York Explore library, with responsibility for helping people engage with the amazing collections held in the archives.
Dr Elodie Duché is a lecturer in Modern History at York St John University, specializing in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century history.
Dr Anne-Marie Evans is a senior lecturer in American Literature at York St John University.
Dr Kaley Kramer is a lecturer in English Literature, specializing in the eighteenth-century.
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