New article related to the history of feminism: ‘Movement of women: Trafficking in the interwar era’

Title: Movement of women: Trafficking in the interwar era Author: Katarina Leppänen, Department of History of Ideas and Theory of Science/Centre for Public Sector Research, Göteborg University, Box 720, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden Synopsis: This article fills a gap in the histories describing the struggle to end trafficking and prostitution. The two main focal points…

New Book in the history of feminsim: The Feminist Avant-Garde by Lucy Delap

Title: The Feminist Avant-Garde.: Transatlantic Encounters of the Early Twentieth Century  Synopsis: In the early twentieth century the term ‘feminist’ was used by self-consciously ‘modern’ men and women, to distinguish their ideas from those of ‘the women’s movement’, and even to adopt anti-suffrage positions. In the first major study of twentieth-century feminism as an Anglo-American phenomenon,…

London Group Meeting 11/12: ‘”Woman”, History and Progress: Freethought vs. Christianity, 1830-1889′

The London Group of the History of Feminism Network will meet at the Women’s Library on 11 December 2007 to discuss a paper by Laura Schwartz of the University of East London: ‘”Woman”, History and Progress: Freethought vs. Christianity, 1830-1889′. Please email history.feminism@googlemail.com if you would like to read Laura’s paper in advance of the…