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Women in History: Sue Nelson, Kate Pankhurst & Nicola Tallis

Women in History: Sue Nelson, Kate Pankhurst & Nicola Tallis

Friday 1 March, 10am-11am

Al Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC

A conversation about the legendary women who shaped the world, from fearsome monarchs, to suffragettes, to aviation pioneers and beyond, with three remarkable speakers.

Kate Pankhurst is the author and illustrator of the picture book Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World and descendant of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. She is joined by science writer and broadcaster Sue Nelson, author of Wally Funk’s Race for Space, the biography of the renowned Female Aviation Pioneer who was part of the first group of American pilots to pass the Woman in Space programme, as seen in the acclaimed Netflix documentary Mercury 13. From the 1961 space race, we leap back in time with curator, lecturer, and historical researcher Nicola Tallis whose latest book Elizabeth’s Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, is the first biography of the extraordinary Tudor lady who survived into the reign of Charles I in spite of a life of scandal and danger in the court of her cousin Elizabeth I.

Language: English with Arabic translation
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68
Language: Arabic, English
Session No. 9 
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Genres: History
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