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Spring term public programme

Date and time: 26 January 1-2pm 

Speaker: Joint talk with Dr Laura MacCulloch and Greg Leurs

Join Dr Laura MacCulloch (College Curator) and Greg Leurs (Librarian) as we go back in time in the guise of a prospective student to explore what life was really like at Royal Holloway and Bedford College during the late 1800s to early 1900s. We'll be revealing parts of the archive and art collections in a previously unseen way to help us tell this fascinating story.

This event will be held online through MS Teams. A weblink will be emailed to you closer to the event for you to attend. You can find guidance on how to set up and join a meeting on MS Teams on this website.

Event bookinghttps://rhul.libcal.com/event/3651398

Event tech: internal speaker event on MS teams 

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Image: Royal Holloway College students having a tea party in a study, 1890s

 

Date and time: 8 March, 1-2pm

Speaker: Greg Leurs

Royal Holloway and Bedford College have a proud history of supporting women's rights and suffrage. The name of the new Library is named after former student Emily Wilding Davison. In this talk, Librarian Greg Leurs will draw on archive records to explore the role notable staff and alumnae played in the fight for women's suffrage in the UK.

This talk is one of a two part series looking at women’s suffrage and Royal Holloway and Bedford Colleges (now Royal Holloway, University of London).  The partner talk will be held on 15 March (1-2pm) and will be given by Dr Laura MacCulloch. It will focus on women’s suffrage and its links to the College’s art collections.

This event will be held online through MS Teams. A weblink will be emailed to you closer to the event for you to attend. You can find guidance on how to set up and join a meeting on MS Teams on this website.

Event booking: https://rhul.libcal.com/event/3661405

Event tech: internal speaker event on MS teams 

The university is required by law to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. Details submitted via this form will be handled in line with our Data protection and Privacy Statement.

Image: Royal Holloway College alumni attending the WSPU march on 19 February 1906

Date and time: 15 March, 1-2pm

Join Curator Dr Laura MacCulloch to discover the links between the College’s art collections and the women who campaigned for women’s suffrage. The talk will explore the history of artworks connected to the movement and explain how these works came to be part of the collections.

This talk is one of a two part series looking at women’s suffrage and Royal Holloway and Bedford Colleges (now Royal Holloway, University of London). The partner talk will be held on 8 March (1-2pm) and will be given by Greg Leurs. It will focus on women’s suffrage and its links to the two women’s colleges.

This event will be held online through MS Teams. A weblink will be emailed to you closer to the event for you to attend. You can find guidance on how to set up and join a meeting on MS Teams on this website.

Event booking: https://rhul.libcal.com/event/3661398

Event tech: internal speaker event on MS teams 

The university is required by law to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. Details submitted via this form will be handled in line with our Data protection and Privacy Statement.

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