WomensWork100 Twitter Q&A 1st November

29 October 2018 | Liz Robertson

Thursday 1st November, join the First World War Centenary Partnership for a Twitter Q&A 12:00 -14:00 and discover just some of the remarkable women of the First World War you’ve never heard of.

12:00 – 12:30:  Dr Julie Wheelwright, author of The Fatal Lover: Mata Hari and the Myth of Women in Espionage, and Amazons and Military Maids: Women Who Dressed as Men in Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness will discuss the female combatants of the First World War. Discover one, Flora Sandes, and follow Julie now: https://twitter.com/Jwheelwright 

12:30 – 13:00: Alison Ramsey and Dr Jennian Geddes will discus the women who staffed and led Endell Street Military Hospital, including the suffragette surgeons Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray. Find out more about the project ‘Deeds Not Words: The Suffragette Surgeons of WW1‘ and follow them now https://twitter.com/Digidrama

13:00 – 13:30: Asiya Hussain will share stories of the pioneering female photographers of the First World War, and her experiences researching their lives as part of the New Focus-Impressions Gallery Bradford ‘No Man’s Land’ project. Find out where to see the exhibition, and follow New Focus now https://twitter.com/ImpNewFocus

13:30 – 14:00: Lucy Furlong, one of our authors from #Armistice100Days will share her experiences researching and writing about Annie Kenney, the working class suffragette from Oldham. Watch Lucy perform her #centena and follow Lucy here https://twitter.com/LucyFurLeaps