Podcasts

'Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene' by Simeon Solomon, 1864. You can find out more about Sappho in podcasts and broadcasts from BBC. [Image: WikiCommons]

Learn about Sappho and her place in lesbian history in podcasts from BBC. [Image: ‘Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene’ by Simeon Solomon, 1864. WikiCommons]

‘Mary Toft’s Monstrous Birth’s of 1726: Then and Now’  A recording and slides of the Annual Bedford Centre Lecture (February 2017) given by Prof. Karen Harvey, University of Sheffield.

BBC Radio 4, Great Lives Podcast Series – Sappho. Learn about Greek poet Sappho, from the Isle of Lesbos, and whose sexuality remains much discussed today. You can hear more about Sappho on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time series.

Historic England, ‘Women Against Slavery’ podcasts. Hear discussions on ‘Home Truths’, ‘Radicalism and Resistance’ and ‘Transatlantic Ties’. Find out about the founder of Bedford College, Elizabeth Jesser Reid, and Sarah Parker Remond, an early African American female physician and Bedford College alumni.

Institute of Historical Research (IHR), ‘Gender History’ Seminar Podcasts. Listen to podcasts of past seminars at the IHR. Events include those from the History of Sexuality and Gender and History in the Americas seminar series.

National Women’s History Museum (US), Exhibit Podcasts. NWHM exhibitions, described through podcasts. Hear about ‘Women in Early Film’ and ‘Reforming Their World: Women in the Progressive Era’.

Ottoman History Podcast, ‘Women, Gender, and Sex in the Ottoman World’. A series of podcasts, curated by Susanna Ferguson and Seçil Yılmaz, featuring 15 episodes on topics from Women’s Lives to Nation and Gender.

RTÉ Radio, ‘An Extraordinary Affair’. Hear about ‘romantic friends’ Lady Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby, who eloped from Ireland to Wales in the eighteenth-century.

Stuff You Missed in History Class, Women in STEM. A podcast series on women working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Stuff You Missed in History also has a range of podcasts on women’s history in their Black History, Mental Illness History, LGBTQ History and Native American History topics.

The Historical Association, Women’s History. Listen to podcasts on ‘The Women’s Movement from 1800’, ‘Women in 18th Century Britain’ and ‘Women in Britain, 1500-1700’. You can hear more about women’s history in the Historical Association podcast ‘British Lesbian History in the 19th Century’.

The History Chicks podcast series. A US-based podcast series that profiles women throughout history.

The National Archives (UK), Women’s History. Hear a series of podcasts on women’s history and the archives and records that tell their stories. You can hear about women’s history and the history of gender and sexuality in The National Archives’ LGBTQ podcasts.

University of Oxford ‘Women’ podcasts. Listen to podcasts on a range of topics relating to women and women’s history, including on Irish Nationalist Women, 1900-1918 and women poets during World War One.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) On the Air! This podcast series includes ‘Her-Story: Then and Now’, which details historical women pioneers in STEM and ‘Access to Advancement’, a discussion of the achievement of women with disabilities in STEM.

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