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
Episode 2: Iris Murdoch, philosopher and writer
Episode 3: Olive Gibbs, local politician and activist
Episode 4: Emily Wilding Davison, student at the University of Oxford and suffragette
Episode 5: Felicia Skene, social reformer and first woman prison visitor
Episode 6: Gertrude Bell, archaeologist and explorer
Episode 7: Sarah Churchill, royal advisor to Queen Anne
Episode 8: Hilda Lorimer, classical archaeologist
Episode 9: Dorothy de la Hey, founder of an Indian women’s college
Episode 10: Barbara Pym, novelist
Episode 11: Nora MacMunn, geographer and suffrage campaigner
Episode 12: Ivy Williams, first woman barrister in England