Public Engagement/Media

  • September 2018: ‘Women, legacies of racism, and birth control in Africa’ Contribution to University of Nottingham MOOC, ‘Learning from the Past‘, hosted by Future Learn.
  • September 2018: Blog written for Nursing Clio, ‘At Your Service: The Role of the Historian in Contemporary Reproductive Rights Debates
  • March 2018:  I helped to curate a series of films in celebration of Women’s History Month at New Park Cinema (Chichester).
  • November 2017: Interview on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, ‘Grace Mugabe: The Power Behind the Throne?, 16th November 2017, the podcast can be accessed here
  • October 2017: Panel speaker at New Park Cinema (Chichester) in celebration of Black History Month, October 2017.
  • November 2016: Blog post written for ‘Perceptions of Pregnancy’ (a website that connects researchers of fertility, pregnancy and childbirth). ‘Fighting Fertility: Depo-Provera, South Africa, and the British Anti-Apartheid Movement’,November 2016.
  • July 2016: Forgotten Histories: Emily Hobhouse and South Africa’s Home IndustriesScheme’, public lecture delivered at Bloemfontein arts festival (Vrystaat Kunstefees), 14thJuly 2016.
  • February 2015: Panel Speaker at ‘Who Wields the Whip? Sex and Power in 50 Shades of Grey’, February 2015, University of the Free State. (Parts of my talk were reprinted in a regional Afrikaans newspaper, Volksblad, 27thFebruary 2015,
  • October 2014: Blog posts written for ‘History Matters’ (public history initiative at the University of Sheffield). ‘The Trial of Oscar Pistorius and Gender Based Violence in South Africa’, October 2014 and ‘The PhD Saga: (Dr) Grace Mugabe and the Battle for ZANU-PF’, (with Helen Garnett).