How did Queen Elizabeth I legitimise her rule as an unmarried and childless woman in 16th century England? This podcast series searches to investigate on exactly this question in the form of a radio essay with inputs by a special guest. This time, Dr Urszula Kizelbach (Department of Studies in Culture) was invited to share her thoughts about Queen Elizabeth I as a female monarch ruling in the world of men. The podcast was produced by Jeannine Pfister, a student of English at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Her podcast was broadcast live on Radio Lora at 9 p.m. on Friday, 20th January 2023. You can also listen to it here.