Friends of The Women’s Library Talks Programme

Date / time: 19 October, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

About this event

The Friends of The Women’s Library talks programme continues with this term’s biographical theme. On Wednesday 19 October, at 2.30 pm, Mary Honeyball will speak on ‘Edith Summerskill – the Life and Times of a Pioneering Feminist Labour MP’, from the biography which she published in July this year.

Mary was Labour MEP for London 2000-2019. During her tenure she acted as Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee (2018-19), and authored reports on women and sexual exploitation and women and the refugee crisis (2016). She is a former member of the Women’s National Commission, and former Chief Executive of Gingerbread and the National Childbirth Trust.

How to join

This will be a hybrid meeting at the London School of Economics. The in-person venue is 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, room G.24 (which is actually on the first floor, beside the lift).

The building is 32 L on the Campus map
Accessibility map

Full Address:

London School of Economics and Political Science
Room G.24, 1st Floor
32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Tea and coffee will be served from 2.00 p.m onwards.

For security reasons, LSE requires a list of people who are going to attend in person; please let us know by Tuesday 18 October via

If joining by Zoom, the link on 19 October will be available from 2.15 pm:

Meeting ID: 814 654 8491
Passcode: 893463

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