History Weekends 2019: Janina Ramirez

Janina Ramirez will be speaking about lesser known heroines from across the medieval period at our 2019 History Weekend in Winchester

BBC History Magazine will host two History Weekends in 2019, one in Winchester and one in Chester.

Talk: Medieval Wonder Women

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Winchester: Saturday 2 November, 13.30–14.30



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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.

Janina Ramirez.
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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.