Events

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February 21st, 2022

British Museum Lecture:

Eleanor of Aquitaine's Crusade


In this lecture I will examine Eleanor of Aquitaine's experiences during the Second Crusade. Eleanor's participation in this venture, and her scandalous experiences at Antioch, created a glamour around her that remains undimmed and kickstarted the career that would bring her eternal fame.

Please find booking information on the British Museum's website: https://www.britishmuseum.org/events/members-exclusive/eleanor-aquitaines-crusade

 
March 11th

Jaipur Literature Festival 

Live at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Rajesthan's Pink City, I will discuss Queens of Jerusalem, and the importance of rewriting women into the historical narrative, in conversation with the brilliant Indian author Ira Mukhoty. 

The Event will take place on the 11th of March in the Mughal Tent. 






 
October 7th

Cheltenham Literature Festival:

Forgotten Female Titans

In conversation with author and broadcaster Katy Hessel, I will discuss the contributions made by women to art, literature, history and politics - contributions that are too often overlooked. The event will take place at 5:30 pm.






 
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September 6th

British Museum Lecture

I will discuss my book Queens of Jerusalem in conversation with Professor Jonathan Philips. This event is open to British Museum Members. 





 
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February 18th 
Book Launch and Signing, Daunt Books
Due to National Lockdown this event has been postponed. More details will be available as soon as I have them. In the meantime, watch this space.