Nominated by Andrew Dickson. Andrew is journalist, author and broadcaster who regularly writes and presents radio programmes for the BBC. His most recent book is Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around Shakespeare’s Globe (Bodley Head, 2015).
Nominated by Patricia Fara. Patricia is president of the British Society for the History of Science and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. Her latest book is A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War (OUP, 2018).
Nominated by historian and author Tom Holland. Tom’s books include Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic(Little, Brown). He is also presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Making History and has written and presented a number of TV documentaries, on subjects ranging from religion to dinosaurs.
Nominated by Suzannah Lipscomb. Suzannah is an historian, author, broadcaster, and award-winning academic. Her forthcoming book The Voices of Nîmes: Women, Sex, and Marriage in Reformation Languedoc will examine the lives of women in 16th-century France (published by OUP in late 2018/early 2019).
Nominated by Jenni Murray. Jenni is a journalist and broadcaster who has presented BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour since 1987. She is the author of several books including A History of Britain in 21 Women (Oneworld, 2016). Her forthcoming book, A History of the World in 21 Women: A Personal Selection, will be published in November by Oneworld.
Nominated by Kate Pankhurst. Kate is an author, illustrator and a distant relation of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst. Her most recent book is Fantastically Great Women Who Made History (Bloomsbury Children’s books, 2018).
Nominated by June Purvis. June is emeritus professor of women’s and gender history at the University of Portsmouth. She has written extensively on the suffragette movement, including Christabel Pankhurst: A Biography (Routledge, 2018).