Media Appearances and Articles
“Inside the Factory: Bicycles,” BBC Two, first broadcast 16 August 2016 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pmyd6
“The Bicycle: Freedom Machine,” The Forum, BBC World Service, first broadcast 12 Oct 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p034cf79
“Rosa May Billinghurst: Suffragette on Three Wheels,” DisibilityVisability, 22 Jan 2015 www.disabilityvisibilityproject.com
“Rosa May Billinghurst: The ‘cripple’ suffragette,” BBC Ouch, 16 May 2014 www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-27430415
“Cycling to Suffrage: How to get more women riding,” The Bike Show, Resonance Radio, first broadcast 12 March 2011, www.thebikeshow.net
Sheila Hanlon, “Sisterhood of the Wheel: The formal and informal politics of late Victorian women’s cycling clubs,” forthcoming, 2018.
Sheila Hanlon, “Bicycles, Barons and Brimstone,” INCH Magazine, February 2017, Issue 2, pp 44-49.
Introduction to Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Over The Alps on a Bicycle, 1898, an e-book reissue, Eltanin Press, 2014 amazon.com/Bicycle-illustrated-Elizabeth-Robins-Pennell-ebook/dp/B00OVNF4SA
“The Cyclist, Market Square” in Hollie McNish ed Walking with Women Cambridge: Shape East, 2013. www.walkingwithwomentours.com
Sheila Hanlon, “Cycling to Suffrage: Bicycles and the Organised Women’s Suffrage Movement in Britain, 1900-1914,” Cycle History, (Spring 2013).
Sheila Hanlon, “At the Sign of the Butterfly: The Mowbray House Cycling Association,” Cycle History, 18 (Spring 2008) 23-33.
Conference Talks and Public Lectures
“Pedalling Days: Sylvia Pankhurst and political cycling traditions, from Clarionettes to Suffragettes” 2018 Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Lecture, 11 August 2018, Wortley Hall near Sheffield
“Sisterhood of the Wheel: A History of Women’s Cycling Clubs with Particular Reference to Essex, 1890s to today” Newport Historic Houses Association, 22 February 2018
“Whisperings from Clubland: Women cycling together from Victorian times to today,” Kent Velo Girls, February 2018
“Cycling to Suffrage: The Bicycle and Women’s Rights, 1890-today” Feminism and Cycling Conference, The Feminist Library, September 2017.
“Fashion Technology A-wheel: A History of Women’s Cycling Costumes,” (with Kat Jungnickel) Spin Cycling Festival, London, May 2016.
“Emancipation and Inspiration: The Politics of Women’s Cycling Past and Present,” National Women and Cycling Conference, Hereford, April 2016.
“The Way to Wareham: 200 Years of Women’s Cycling Fashions,” Broken Spoke, The Oxford Story Museum, March 2016.
“Politics of pockets and other stories about gender, mobility and invention,” (with Kat Jungnickel) London Bike Kitchen WAGFEST2 Women and Gender Variant Festival, DIY Space for London, 28 November 2015.
“Whisperings from Clubland, The formal and informal politics of late Victorian women’s cycling clubs,” Women’s History Network Annual Conference, University of Kent, September 2015.
“Cycling to Suffrage, Manchester: The Bicycle and Women’s Rights 1890-1900,” People’s History Museum, Manchester, Talk and launch of the local history project, March 2015.
“A Spanner of One’s Own: Bicycle Mechanics and Women’s Liberation in Maria Ward’s Bicycling for Ladies, 1896,” Lecture for WAG Night at the London Bike Kitchen, 26 November 2013.
“A Spanner of One’s Own: Bicycle Mechanics and Women’s Liberation in Maria Ward’s Bicycling for Ladies, 1896,” International Women’s Week Lecture, University of Sheffield, March 2013.
“Suffragettes on Wheels: Emily Wilding Davidson Centennial Lectures and Bicycle Ride” Emily Inspires Emily Wilding Davison Memorial Project in Newcastle, Longhorsley, and Morpeth, May-June 2013.
“Cycling to Suffrage: The Bicycle and the British Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1900-1914,” International Cycling History Conference, Paris, May, 2011.
“Cycles of History: The Bicycle and New Interpretations of Women’s Suffrage History,” The Women’s History Network Annual Conference, London, September 2011.
“Cycling to Suffrage Manchester”, The People’s History Museum, Manchester, March 2015.
“The Cyclist,” Walking with Women exhibit, Shape East Michaelhouse Cafe, Cambridge, January 2013.
“Cycling to Suffrage: The Bicycle and Women’s Rights, 1890-1914,” The Women’s Library, London, 2011-12.