Come along and celebrate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act of 1918 over a cuppa. Discuss the state of politics in 1918 versus 2018 with Professor Senia Pašeta and other distinguished guests, make your own badge, play a Suffragetto board game and try our exciting new Shout Out for Women trail. FREE, booking recommended for panel.
The discussion will be chaired by Professor Senia Paseta, Professor of Modern History, co-Director of Women in the Humanities and Curator of the Bodleian’s exhibition From Sappho to Suffragette: Women who Dared with Hilary Baxter, Women’s Equality Party Oxford Rep. The panel will take place at 2pm-4pm celebrating 100 years of The Representation of the People Act (Equal franchise) of 1918, allowing all women over 30 the right to vote and 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over 21 the equal right to vote.
This event will be part of the Westminster “EqualiTeas” and we will have tea and coffees served in our Lecture Theatre here at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford during the panel discussion.