Women's soccer in Ireland in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Helena Byrne, who is Curator of the Digital Archive at the British Library.
A regular seminar attendee, Helena Byrne of the British Library talks to Raf about her work as a web archivist at the British Library and what resources the Library has to help researchers into sport history. Helena also talks to us about her own writing on the history of women's football in Ireland which was recently published in Sport in History.
The fifth Sport in History Podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research continues the summer interview season. Today my guest is Prof Jean Williams of the University of Wolverhampton where she is professor of Sport in the Institute of Sport and Human Sciences. Jean has published extensively on the history of sport, including her seminal 2003 work on women’s football, ‘A Game for Rough Girls? A History of Women’s Football in England’
The next BSSH sport and leisure history seminar at the IHR will be given by Gary James who will be talking about Manchester City and the development of women's football. Do come along for a stimulating discussion.
5.30pm Mon 11th February, John S Cohen Room