Helena Morissey, the death penalty and Rodin's 'The Kiss'

May 21, 2018, 08:36 PM

In episode 1, we talk about feminism, capital punishment and sculpture. Our three figures are Helena Morissey, that 58 countries have the death penalty and 'The Kiss' by Auguste Rodin.

The Figure is a weekly podcast in which we figure out people, numbers and images of the past, present and future, exploring each with an open mind. Hosted by Georgia Parkin and Charlotte Lorimer.

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#JusticeForNoura Petition

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Figure 1: Helena Morrissey

A Good Time to be a Girl

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Good-Time-be-Girl/dp/0008241600/ref=sr11/257-2789614-6599860?ie=UTF8&qid=1526415154&sr=8-1&keywords=good+time+to+be+a+girl

Women's Hour: Helena Morrissey

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09qb08c

The Business RTE: Helena Morrissey

https://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-business/programmes/2018/0310/946422-the-business-saturday-10-march-2018/

A History of Britain in 21 Women, Jenni Murray

https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Britain-21-Women-Selection/dp/1780749902

Figure 2: 58 countries have the death penalty

About Noura Hussein

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/blog/2018/5/10/justicefornoura-death-sentence-girl-who-killed-rapist-husband

The Guilty Feminist: Things we think are normal with Gina Martin and Yassmin Abdel Magied

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-guilty-feminist/id1068940771?mt=2#

The Why Factor: The Death Penalty

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02lzmh5

Wildlife poachers in Kenya ‘to face death penalty,’ Jane Dalton

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/poachers-kenya-wildlife-death-penalty-capital-punishment-najib-balala-a8349966.html

Lessons from death row inmates, David R. Dow

https://www.ted.com/talks/davidrdowlessonsfromdeathrow_inmates

“The question is, how much can you include other women who aren’t as included as you?” - Pandora Sykes interviewing Deborah Francis-White

http://www.pandorasykes.com/comedian-deborah-frances-white-guilty-feminists-vogue-australia/

Figure 3: 'The Kiss' (Auguste Rodin, 1882)

The Tate

http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/rodin-the-kiss-n06228

The Shocking Story of The Kiss, Alastair Sooke

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20151119-the-shocking-story-of-the-kiss

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece, British Museum

http://www.britishmuseum.org/whatson/exhibitions/rodin-1.aspx?cmpid=ppc|mktg|1034624065|e|rodin%20british%20museum&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8e3r5JeN2wIV5BXTCh0lLwjCEAAYAiAAEgLrjD_BwE

The Mind’s Mirror, Lea Winerman

http://www.apa.org/monitor/oct05/mirror.aspx

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