• Astor 100

    Celebrating 100 years of women in parliament
Astor 100 is a year long celebration of women in politics, Nancy Astor and her wider legacy.

#Astor100 is a major series of academic and public engagements taking place during 2019 and on into 2020, curated by Dr Jacqui Turner, lecturer in Modern History at the University of Reading,  Jacqui explains the significance of the project in this short film.

The project is underpinned by a digital humanities project ‘An Unconventional MP’: The political career of Nancy Astor in 50 documents’, an online exhibition illustrating Nancy Astor’s political career and her legacy.

The exhibition will be supported by contributions from internationally renowned academics, researchers, the Astor family and past and present female politicians.