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History in Conversation: 'History & activism', with Caroline Criado Perez

Episode 2 of the History in Conversation podcast, hosted by Liam Cunningham.

In this episode, IHR Director Professor Jo Fox speaks to the campaigner and author Caroline Criado Perez about her activism and its relationship to history. This conversation was recorded in May 2018 before an IHR event on 'Women and Public Commemoration'.

Caroline Criado Perez, in conversation

In this podcast activist and author Caroline Criado Perez talks to Professor Jo Fox, Director of the IHR. Caroline discusses her campaign to improve the commemoration of historical women in British society -- including of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett, whose statue was unveiled in Parliament  Square, Westminster, in April 2018. Jo spoke to Caroline ahead of 'Women and Public Commemoration' (May 2018), an IHR panel event to mark the unveiling.

Caroline's latest book is Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men, which is available in paperback from March 2020.

This and other episodes from 'History in Conversation' are available via your chosen podcast provider and also via Soundcloud.