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Empowering the Past: Women and Inventing in the Victorian Age 🌟

Dubai Events

When: Friday, 29th September 2023, 17:00 +04

Where: Online
Organized By: The National Archives
Duration: 1 hour


Dive into History with The National Archives 📜

The Victorian Age, a time of grandeur and innovation, was also an era that witnessed the rise of pioneering women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Despite facing numerous challenges, including a lack of autonomy, recognition, and educational opportunities, women of this era broke barriers and made significant contributions to the world of invention.

Join us on this enlightening journey as we delve into the inspiring stories of these trailblazing women, from the genius of Ada Lovelace in the 1840s to the tenacity of electrical engineer and suffragette Hertha Ayrton in the late 1800s and early 1990s.


Meet the Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Bruton 🎙️

Guiding us through this captivating era is Dr. Elizabeth Bruton, a renowned historian of science and former museum curator. With appearances on BBC television, radio, and Channel 4, Dr. Bruton brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the topic, ensuring an engaging and informative session.


Spirit of Invention Collection 🎨

This event is a proud part of the 'Spirit of Invention' collection, an exhibition that celebrates the essence of innovation throughout history. Open until 29th October 2023, this collection is free and open to all. Discover more about this fascinating exhibition here.


What's Online Series 💻

Brought to you as part of the 'What’s Online' series, this event promises insightful talks, interactive Q&A sessions, and engaging conversations with experts and special guests. Presented on Zoom, attendees are recommended to join via a laptop or desktop for the best experience. A reminder email with the joining link will be sent in advance.

Missed the live event? No worries! Talks will be available for catch-up for a limited 48-hour period post-event. A separate link for the recording will be provided to attendees.

For guidance on attending a Zoom event, visit here.


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Tags: #history #archives #OnlineEvents #OnlineSeminars


Be a part of this enlightening journey. Discover, learn, and get inspired by the indomitable spirit of women from the Victorian Age. 🌹🔍

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