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Celebrating our inspirational female authors

Celebrating our inspirational female authors
Description
Our Alumni Relations team interviewed some of the inspirational female authors who studied at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, who have shared their own inspirations and advice to aspiring writers.
Date:
19/02/2016

The Inspiring Women of Bletchley Park

The Inspiring Women of Bletchley Park
Description
Professor Chris Grey pays tribute to codebreaker Margaret Rock, a graduate of Bedford College and one of a number of inspiring women who worked at Bletchley Park.
Date:
03/11/2015

Positively Shocking! James Bond, women and SPECTRE

Positively Shocking! James Bond, women and SPECTRE
Description
With the most recent instalment in the James Bond franchise hitting our screens in November 2015, Klaus Dodds, James Bond expert and Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, delivers his verdict on the super-spy's latest adventures.
Date:
03/11/2015

Militant movie making

Militant movie making
Description
Professor Mandy Merck, Media Arts, wrote about women's ongoing struggle for screen time as writers, directors and lead characters
Date:
15/10/2015

We need to reignite the suffragette spirit to close the gender gap in Politics once and for all

We need to reignite the suffragette spirit to close the gender gap in Politics once and for all
Description
It is now nearly a century ago since women in Britain were first granted the right to vote. It is also nearly a century since Nancy Astor became the first woman MP to take her seat in the House of Commons. Compared with the era of the suffragettes, women today are incomparably present in public life. Yet the undoubted progress cannot become an excuse for complacency. A gender gap still pervades British politics.
Date:
12/10/2015

Why Feminism is still relevant and very much needed today

Why Feminism is still relevant and very much needed today
Description
As the world's media prepares for the premiere of the film Suffragette in October 2015, Natasha Barratt, Royal Holloway English undergraduate, former president of the Feminism Society and current Students' Union Women's Officer talked about why she hoped the film would serve as a reminder that feminism still matters.
Date:
07/10/2015
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