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Women in Psychology: From invisibility to influence

08 September 2017

This year’s Stories of Psychology event marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of the BPS Psychology of Women Section. Its theme is ‘Women in Psychology: From invisibility to influence’.

Stories of Psychology events are aimed at a general audience, so this be of interest not only to psychologists and historians but also to anyone with an interest in women's issues and social history, will be held at Senate House Library in London on Thursday 19 October.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Elizabeth Valentine (Royal Holloway, University of London) 

  • Dr Katherine Hubbard (University of Surrey) 

  • Dr Nick Midgley (Anna Freud Centre) 

  • Professor Jan Burns (Canterbury Christ Church University) 

  • Professor Dame Vicki Bruce (Newcastle University)

  • Interview with Susie Orbach (psychotherapist and writer)

There will also be a panel discussion and the launch of Senate House Library’s travelling exhibition ‘Pioneer Women Psychologists at the University of London’.

The registration fee of £15 includes welcome refreshments and a light buffet lunch and the event is supported by Senate House Library, which is also the home of the British Psychological Society's library collection.

For more information and booking visit the event webpage.

Abstracts from our previous symposia can be found on our website.


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