We are delighted to announce that Femina
by Dr Janina Ramirez, Research Fellow in History of Art, has reached number one the Sunday Times
Bestseller list in paperback. Femina
explores the stories behind the influential women of the Middle Ages who have been omitted from history.
Janina has published extensively, including monographs on The Private Lives of Saints, Julian of Norwich and Beowulf. She has also written a series of children's novels and non-fiction, including Goddesses in collaboration with the British Museum. She has worked on a number of documentaries for the BBC, including the acclaimed 'Raiders of the Lost Past' series, ‘Saints & Sinners: Britain’s Millennium of Monasteries’, ‘Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings’ and ‘Chivalry & Betrayal: The Hundred Years War’. She is consultant on the York University/St Paul's Cathedral three-year AHRC-funded Pantheons project, is a patron of many organisations, including NSEAD, the Stained Glass Society and Oxford Festival of the Arts.