32 min

Mary Kingsley Dead Ladies Show Podcast

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In this episode, we journey through the complicated life of Victorian-era explorer Mary Kingsley. She broke grounds for women and ethnography during her travels in West Africa, and DLS co-founder Florian Duijsens brings us her surprising and somewhat sad tale.

Plus, we meet a bonus lady at the end, as journalist Binnur Cavuslu introduces us to Turkish activist, writer, and all-around badass Halide Edip Adivar, who even has a crater on Venus named after her by NASA.

In this episode, we journey through the complicated life of Victorian-era explorer Mary Kingsley. She broke grounds for women and ethnography during her travels in West Africa, and DLS co-founder Florian Duijsens brings us her surprising and somewhat sad tale.

Plus, we meet a bonus lady at the end, as journalist Binnur Cavuslu introduces us to Turkish activist, writer, and all-around badass Halide Edip Adivar, who even has a crater on Venus named after her by NASA.

32 min

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