Oxford University recognises 100-year anniversary of the formal admission of women
Oxford University has today launched a campaign in recognition of the 100-year anniversary of the formal admission of women students.
• The launch of a new interactive resource and information hub: Education and Activism: Women at Oxford
Dr Elizabeth Baigent, Reader in the History of Geography at the University of Oxford and former Research Director of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, will host an online event, which uncovers the contribution of women to Oxford’s School of Geography
• A major public lecture, to be held at the iconic Sheldonian Theatre in May 2021, with key speaker details to be confirmed in due course.
As a key part of the centenary, the University is also announcing that Professor Brenda E Stevenson has been appointed as the first Hillary Rodham Clinton Chair of Women’s History at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St John’s College. The newly created Hillary Rodham Clinton Chair of Women’s History will enhance Oxford’s existing work in women’s history by undertaking outstanding, pioneering research, and transforming how the subject is taught and studied at Oxford.