TORCH Gender & Authority Seminar

ganda 22 feb

The TORCH Gender & Authority network are hosting a research seminar, which will take place on Wednesday of Week 6 (22nd February) in Lecture Room B at Worcester College. Jointly supported by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and the Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute, the Gender & Authority project aims to explore and question received notions of social and cultural authority, specifically as they intersect with issues of gender.

The seminar will begin at 5.15pm. It will end at 6.45pm and be followed by dinner with the speakers, to which seminar attendants are most welcome. 


Serena Alessi (British School at Rome), ‘Re-writing the canon and re-thinking the myth

Rachel Delman (University of Oxford), ‘Perceiving Female Authority: Gendered iconography and domestic space in late medieval England

Please see the flyer attached.

More information about the Gender and Authority Research Network is available here and

* Please note the change of venue to Christ Church College, Oxford *


Gender and Authority

Contact name: Richard Williams

Contact email:

Audience: Open to all