Women’s Worlds 2008: 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women


10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women

Women’s Worlds / Mundos de Mujeres

Madrid, Spain
July 3-9, 2008


The 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Women’s Worlds /
Mundos de Mujeres 2008 will be held in Madrid, Spain July 3-9, at the
Complutense University. The motto of the Congress is “Equality: no Utopia”
and the general theme “New Frontiers: Dares, Challenges and Changes”.
Violence and migrations will be part of the central themes. Please, visit
the Congress website at: http://www.mmww08.org/

We invite individuals or groups of people, as well as public and private
organizations interested in the Congress themes to submit their proposals
(in English or Spanish). WWMM08 will be an international platform, a global
forum for researchers, scholars, activists and other participants. The
Congress program includes thirteen major theme areas and a total of almost
one hundred subthemes. The main areas are:
– Feminisms and Women’s Movements
– History
– Proposals for a Different World
– Economics
– Political and Legal Action
– Territories and the Environment
– Dislocations and Frontiers
– Human Rights
– Communication and the Media
– Science and Technology
– Creativity and Art
– Education
– Health

The Scientific Program will be structured mainly around parallel sessions
with different formats, such as individual papers, entire panels, workshops,
round tables, debates, talkshops, book presentations, testimonies, readings,
audio-video presentations, etc. Moreover, there will also be a great number
of plenary and semi-plenary lectures given by eminent specialists. There
will also be an attractive Cultural Program (exhibitions, films, theatre
plays, dance performances, concerts) on the Congress theme. Cultural
activities will take place on campus and its surroundings as well as all
over the city of Madrid. In addition, participants will enjoy a Social
Program including the opening and closing ceremonies, book exhibit, arts and
crafts fair, free access to sports facilities, child care, etc. If required,
room will be provided for holding Associations business meetings and the
like. Finally, the Congress will offer an attractive Tourist Program to
discover the highlights of Madrid and neighbouring towns.

Proposals must be submitted through the Congress online submission system
which can be found at: http://www.mmww08.org/

DEADLINE: February 28th, 2008
Queries about registration, hotel reservation, call for papers and grants:
Unicongress: C/ Bárbara de Braganza, 12-3ºD 28004 – Madrid (España) Tels:
+34 91 310 4376 Fax: +34 91 319 57 46
E-mail: mmww08@unicongress.com
Women’s Worlds Main Office. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Av. Juan de
Herrera s/n. Zona Deportiva Sur. 28040 Madrid, Spain
Tel. +34 91 3941027 / 91 3941171 Fax:+34 91 3941171. E-mail:



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