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Join us for a talk by Joanna Bourke, Professor Emerita of History at Birkbeck, University of London on ‘Evil Women: Going Beyond Mad, Sad and Bad’. Professor Bourke will challenge conventional stereotypes and invites participants to examine historical and contemporary perceptions of women and evil through an interdisciplinary lens. Professor Bourke will be in conversation with Professor Fay Bound Alberti, historian of medicine and emotion and Director of the Digital Futures Institute’s Centre for Technology and the Body.

Refreshments will be provided. Secure your spot now and join us for an enlightening evening of exploration and discovery!

Joanna Bourke is a Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London, and a Fellow of the British Academy. With a diverse research background spanning gender studies, history, and social psychology, Professor Bourke is renowned for her insightful contributions to academic and social discourse.

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This seminar is free and open to all but there are limited seats available. To reserve your ticket and guarantee your participation in this enlightening event please visit our Ticket Tailor page. If you book a ticket but find you are unable to come to the event, please kindly cancel your booking.

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Fay Bound Alberti

Professor in Modern History

Event details

King's Building
Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS