19th century, Arts, Interviews

“L’aimable Jane”?: A conversation with Dr Helena Kelly

By Raffaella Sero  On the cover of “Jane Austen the Secret Radical”, a series of grey silhouette portraits of men and women succeed each other, all wearing clothes from the Regency Era, all facing the same direction - except for one, the red silhouette of a woman, sometimes identified with Jane Austen. According to the… Continue reading “L’aimable Jane”?: A conversation with Dr Helena Kelly


Bluestocking Recommends… Podcasts by Women

by Julyan Oldham. I love podcasts: the ease of listening to someone’s voice, the stories they tell, the people they connect.  Though men currently host around 70% of the most popular podcasts, contributions by women are just as varied, informative, and entertaining. There are so many wonderful podcasts out there that this list barely scratches the… Continue reading Bluestocking Recommends… Podcasts by Women

Humanities, Interviews

Interview with Professor Martha Nussbaum

Alice Theobald interviews Martha Nussbaum American Philosopher Martha Nussbaum is the current Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, appointed in the Law School and the Philosophy Department at the University of Chicago.  She has previously taught at Harvard, Brown and Oxford. She has also chaired the Committee on the Status of Women,… Continue reading Interview with Professor Martha Nussbaum


Bluestocking Interviews Bettany Hughes

Editor Rebecca Gregory and Deputy Editor Yasmin Haji-Hassan A comfortable, lived-in house in west London; two children playing at the piano; a study full of books; and a cat curled on the bed... we couldn't have hoped for a more relaxed and genuine environment in which to conduct our interview. After a hibiscus tea and… Continue reading Bluestocking Interviews Bettany Hughes


Recovering Lost Voices: An interview with Professor Jane Martin (in full)

On behalf of Bluestocking, Ali Nihat interviewed Professor Jane Martin, of the Institute of Education in London, whose work focuses on the relation between education and politics. Professor Martin spoke to us about her recently published work Making Socialists: Mary Bridges Adams and the Fight for Knowledge and Power, 1855-1939, and the difficulties ofrecovering the… Continue reading Recovering Lost Voices: An interview with Professor Jane Martin (in full)


Project Juno: Trudy Coe and Women in Physics (interview)

Gaia Donati talks to Trudy Coe, Project Juno Officer – Department of Physics, University of Oxford, 26th January 2011. I am very grateful to Carrie Leonard-McIntyre for putting me in touch with Trudy Coe, who is currently working for the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford and whom I fondly thank for having… Continue reading Project Juno: Trudy Coe and Women in Physics (interview)