Rise Up Women- ‘Leading Women’ campaign

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14 November 2018

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm
Venue: Arts One Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS

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Diane Atkinson is the author of Rise Up, Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes. A regular lecturer on the suffragettes at conferences and literary festivals, Diane Atkinson has also appeared on radio programmes including Woman’s Hour, and has consulted on numerous television documentaries, as well as, most recently, the film Suffragette, starring Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham-Carter. She lives in London.


This event involves an illustrated talk about the suffragette campaign for votes for women based on Diane's latest book, Rise Up, Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes, a collective biography of 200 women of all ages, from all class backgrounds, all parts of the United Kingdom and diverse life experiences.