On Thursday 30th October the Lord Speaker Baroness D’Souza will deliver the Chrystal Macmillan Lecture on the topic of Ladies in the Lords: Women’s Representation in Political Life.
We’ve put together just a short reading list of journal articles available online through the University Library that allow you to read about and around this particular topic. So if you are unable to attend the Lecture or just wish to find out a bit more then read on. Access only available to University of Edinburgh students and staff unless otherwise noted.
House of Lords Library. Women in the House of Lords. 3rd March 2014. LLN 2014/008 (available freely online).
More information about the lecture and how to book can be found at:
The lecture will be followed by an ‘In Conversation With’ session including the Lord Speaker and Baroness Annabel Goldie who was the Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party from 2005 until 2011. In 2013, Baroness Goldie became a life peer in the House of Lords. The session will be chaired by Professor Fiona MacKay, Dean and Head of School of Social and Political Science.
Caroline Stirling – Academic Support Librarian for Social and Political Science