Revealing Lives: Conference Presentations

 

View here some of the thought-provoking presentations from the WISRNet Revealing Lives conference held at the Royal Society, London, in May 2014.

 

Women in their Proper Place
by Prof Athene Donald, DBE, FRS
Keynote Speech
A lab of one’s own? Women & Science in WW1
by Dr Patricia Fara
Keynote Speech
Margaret Fountaine: A lepidopterist remembered
by Sophie Waring
The Strange Case of Hollywood, Ecstasy and Hedy Lamarr
by Esther Sonnet
Women in Physics in the Palestinian Territories
by Kate Shaw
Caroline Herschel, agency and self-presentation
by Emily Winterburn
For the love of Ada: revealing women’s work in computer science
by Tilly Blyth
Public Perception of Famous Female Scientists
by Cynthis Burek and Bettie Higgs
Doing Women’s History in a Digital Age
Panel
Terra Incognita: women in the expedition archives 1913-1970
by Sarah Evans

Emily Winterburn, University of Leeds:
Caroline Herschel, agency and self-presentation
Images in this presentation are © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Note that these images cannot be used without further permissions for anything other than private study.

Sarah Evans, University of the West of England:
Terra Incognita: women in the expedition archives 1913-1970

Kate Shaw, ICTP, Trieste
Women in Physics in the Palestinian Territories

Tilly Blyth, Keeper of Technologies and Engineering
For the love of Ada: revealing women’s work in computer science

Forum session 
Doing women’s history in a digital age

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