Bluestocking Launch 2014-15: Balloon Debate
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Who this event is for
Oscar Wilde Room, Magdalen College
Bluestocking Launch 2014/15: Balloon Debate
After introductory drinks, the evening will commence with a talk by Dr Nicole Pohl, Reader at Oxford Brookes University, on the Bluestocking Circle and their cultural significance. This will be followed by an informal Balloon Debate consisting of a panel of speakers each representing a chosen female figure from history. After each speaker has presented a 5-10 minute ‘defence’ of their figure’s merit, the floor will open for questions and general discussion.
The evening is also sponsored in-part by the Peminist group at Pembroke that supports the social and cultural promotion of women. We are grateful to all those participating and hope you enjoy an evening of good company and thought-provoking discussion!
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