Friends of The Women’s Library Talks Programme

Date / time: 16 November, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The next talk in our biographical series will be on Wednesday 16 November, at 2.30 pm. Joanna M. Williams will speak on her new publication, The Great Miss Lydia Becker.

Joanna Williams studied History at the University of Manchester at undergraduate and postgraduate level. After lecturing for the Department of Extra-Mural Studies, she taught history at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls. Her particular fascination with the nineteenth century was inspired by the enthusiasm of her sixth form students. She has previously published a life of Abel Heywood, the radical Mayor of Manchester, and is currently researching the life of Richard Marsden Pankhurst for a further, long-overdue, biography.

This will be a hybrid, in person/Zoom event. The in-person event, with refreshments, will be from 2.00 pm in Room 01 in the lower ground floor of LSE Library.

If attending in person, please let us know by emailing by 14 November – this will help with catering plans.

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 814 654 8491
Passcode: 893463

In-person location:

Room 01, LSE Library
10 Portugal Street

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