Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers: Struggles past and Present
By Dr. Patricia Fara
Thursday 20th April 2017
JIC Conference Centre, Norwich
Tea and biscuits at 18:00 for 18.30 start
At the end of World War One, women won the battle for the vote, but they lost the fight for equality. For four years, female scientists and doctors had proved they could succeed in careers traditionally reserved for men – and a professor of botany headed the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in France. But after the Armistice, conventional hierarchies were rapidly re-established. One hundred years later, they still have not been completely overturned.
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