Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries How Women (Also) Built the World

Sat Oct 01 2022 at 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Tercentenary Hall - Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute | Dublin

Dublin Festival of History
Publisher/HostDublin Festival of History
Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries How Women (Also) Built the World
Speaker Kate Mosse takes us on a journey through history of the women who built the world.
About this Event

A journey through history of the women who built the world, but whom the world forgot, Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries brings together Kate’s rich and detailed knowledge of unheard and under heard women’s history, and of how and why women’s achievements have routinely been omitted from the history books. This beautiful illustrated book is both an alternative feminist history of the world and a personal memoir about the nature of women’s struggles to be heard, about how history is made and by whom.

Kate Mosse tells the stories of female inventors and scientists, philanthropists and conservationists, authors and campaigners, featuring names such as Sophie Scholl, Mary Seacole, Cornelia Sorabji, Helen Suzman, Shirley Chisholm, and Violette Szabo. In deeply personal passages Kate writes about the life of her great grandmother, Lily Watson, where she turns detective to find out why she has all but disappeared from the record.

Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, playwright, essayist and non-fiction writer, the author of eight novels and short-story collections, including the multimillion-selling Languedoc Trilogy, The Burning Chambers Series and number one bestselling Gothic fiction The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter. The Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, she is the Founder of the global Woman In History campaign

Wheelchair Accessible (please book a Wheelchair Accessible Seating ticket) / IN PERSON EVENT/ All Ages

ISL interpretation provided (please book a ISL Viewing ticket to ensure ISL Interpreter seating access)


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Tercentenary Hall - Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, 152 - 160 Pearse St, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland


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