Francesca Wade is editor of ‘The White Review’. Her book ‘Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars’ will be published by Faber in January.

Photograph from 1904/06 of ‘Steamboat ladies’ – women students from Cambridge who were awarded degrees by Trinity College Dublin in the 1900s. Girton College, Cambridge

‘Frustrate the Feminine Fanatics’ – how women overcame their critics at Cambridge University

It is 150 years since women first arrived at Cambridge – and the fight for equality has taken almost as long

18 Oct 2019