2018 saw several Bad Bridget public talks and academic papers in Ireland, UK, Finland and India!

On 21 February, Leanne spoke at the Trinity College Dublin as part of the Contemporary Irish History seminar series in the Long Room Hub


For a week in March, Leanne took Bad Bridget to Jawaharlal Nehry University, India

On 27 March, Elaine presented at ‘Hela’s Gender Workshop’, at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland



On 28 June, Leanne delivered a keynote presentation at Ulster 1718: culture, family, and space at Ulster University


On 8 November, Leanne and Elaine spoke about: ‘Bad Bridget, the Unfit Mother: Irish img-20190114-wa0016Women in North America, 1838-1918’ as part of the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin