CfP- Special Issue of Identities – Journal of Politics, Gender and Culture: “Identities, Histories, and Social Transformation”

Call for Papers Special double issue on “Identities, Histories, and Social Transformation”   Editor of the issue: Alexander Lambevski Deadline for Submission: May 1st, 2008 This issue of the Journal will focus on exploring the links between lived identities, historical story-telling, the appropriation of social, historical and political space, and the potential for personal/social transformation…

Appeal – Save Sheila Rowbotham

Professor Sheila Rowbotham has been told that her contract is not going to be renewed at the end of this year. The University of Manchester is forcing her to retire on the grounds that they cannot afford to pay her salary (she only wants a third of her current salary to continue teaching). The University…

CfP – Transatlantic Perspectives on American Women’s History

Transatlantic Perspectives on American Women’s History Brunel University’s Centre for American, Transatlantic and Caribbean History (CATCH) is organising a one-day conference on 7th June 2008 to discuss transatlantic perspectives on American women’s history. The conference will reflect on the contours of American’s women’s history research today, particularly amongst scholars and postgraduates working and studying in…