Talk: Medieval Wonder Women
Winchester: Saturday 2 November, 13.30–14.30
Talk synopsis: It will bring to life lesser known heroines from across the medieval period. Examining women as warriors, rulers, writers, mothers and merchants, the talk will bring to life some extraordinary women who have been largely written out of history.
Speaker bio: Dr Janina Ramirez is an Oxford art historian, broadcaster and writer. She has written on The Private Lives of Saints, Julian of Norwich and Beowulf, as well as two children's novels set in the Viking period. This talk will be based on original research for Janina's forthcoming book.