Series Two

Series Two of Women in Oxford’s History is produced and edited by Alice Parkin and Bethany White.

Episodes are released monthly. Each episode is around fifteen minutes long, and explores the life of a different woman who contributed to Oxford’s past. Subscribe to us on iTunes or visit the series page on SoundCloud to see all the available episodes.


Episode 1: Merze Tate, the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Oxford

Read about Merze Tate and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 2: Iris Murdoch, philosopher and writer

Read about Iris Murdoch and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


 Episode 3: Olive Gibbs, local politician and activist

Read about Olive Gibbs and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 4: Emily Wilding Davison, student at the University of Oxford and suffragette

Read about Emily Wilding Davison and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 5: Felicia Skene, social reformer and first woman prison visitor

Read about Felicia Skene and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 6: Gertrude Bell, archaeologist and explorer

Read about Gertrude Bell and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 7: Sarah Churchill, royal advisor to Queen Anne

Read about Sarah Churchill and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 8: Hilda Lorimer, classical archaeologist

Read about Hilda Lorimer and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


Episode 9: Dorothy de la Hey, founder of an Indian women’s college

Read about Dorothy de la Hey and listen to the episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.


 

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