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Talk Women, Witches and Witch Trials

Women, Witches and Witch Trials

Synopsis

The history of witchcraft and gender roles within it

Anita Anand chairs a panel of expert historians including Margo Burns, the x10 great-granddaughter of one of key protagonists of the Salem Witch Trials, Malcolm Gaskill, and Ulinka Rublack as they discuss the history of witchcraft and gender roles within it.

Anita Anand has been a radio and television journalist for over twenty years. On BBC television she has presented, amongst other shows, Daily Politics, The Heaven and Earth Show and Newsnight. She is currently the presenter of Any Answers on BBC Radio 4. Her first book, Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary, received widespread acclaim. Her new book Koh-i- Noor: The History of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond is co-authored with William Dalrymple and published by Bloomsbury.

Sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library.


Booking details
Tickets are £15.00; Members: £10.00; Under 18s: £10.00. Other concessions available.

 

Event details

Tue 5 Dec 2017, 7:00pm

Live subtitling

Venue details

British Museum (Witches)
Knowledge Centre
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Phone: 01937 546546

Email: boxoffice@bl.uk

Website: British Museum (Witches)

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