A Century of Women’s Rights – Baroness Brenda Hale gives Alice Bacon Lecture

  • Date:
  • Time: 18:00 - 20:00
  • Location: Great Hall, University of Leeds

The Rt Hon Baroness Brenda Hale, the UK’s first woman law lord and the first female president of the Supreme Court, will give this year’s Alice Bacon lecture at the University of Leeds.

Lady Hale will talk on A Century of Women’s Rights – 2019 marks the centenary of women being able to join the legal profession and hold public office.

The lecture is held to honour the achievements of Yorkshire’s first woman MP, Alice Bacon, and is the second in the Alice Bacon lecture series. The inaugural Alice Bacon lecture was given by senior MP Harriet Harman in January 2018.

The lecture will take place in the Great Hall. Doors open at 5:30 – please arrive early to take your seats ready for the 6pm start. A drinks reception will follow the lecture at 7pm in the Refectory.

This event is now fully booked but you can register for the waiting list here.