CFP: Journal of Women’s History: Reproduction, Sex, and Power

CFP: Journal of Women’s History: Reproduction, Sex, and Power Reproduction, sexuality, and bodies have been key sites for state and religious intervention and control, for defining gender, class, race, and sexual identity and for establishing hierarchies and inequalities.  They have also been of central significance to individuals and to organized feminist movements.  Although today some…

CFP (second call)- Political Women 1500-1900 (Sweden)

Political Women 1500- 1900 International Conference in Umeå, Sweden, November 12-14 2008 Second Call for Paper, May 15 We have now received paper proposals after our first call for papers. As for now we have topics covering for example South East Asian female rulers, Spanish women involved in direct actions, Russian court ladies, female political…

Getting a PostDoc Event (London)

Getting a Postdoc! Wednesday 7th May, 2-5pm An afternoon workshop exploring options for postdoctoral funding for historians. The afternoon will cover: Economic and Social Research Council fellowships; IHR funding opportunities; Oxbridge Junior Research Fellowships; British Academy Fellowships and other funding opportunities. The event will be held at the IHR, Wolfson and Pollard Room. All are…

Conference – Gender and Generations: Women and Life Cycles

17th Annual Conference of the Women’s History Network Gender and Generations: Women and Life Cycles University of Glasgow, 5-7 September 2008 Keynote speakers: Professor Lynda Coon, University of Arkansas; Professor Mary Beth Norton, Cornell University; Dr. Michael Roper, University of Essex This conference explores women’s life cycle experiences from the medieval period onwards through a…

Symposium – Feminisms: Past, Present and Future (London)

FWSA 21st Anniversary Symposium Feminisms: Past, Present and Future Friday 20th June (11:00 – 17:30) Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University, 25 Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT Keynote Address:  Lynne Segal (Birkbeck College) This one-day symposium celebrates the 21st Anniversary of Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (UK and Ireland) and the launch of the FWSA…

CfP – Pan-Feminism: The Dispersal of a Critical Attitude (USA)

Pan-Feminism: The Dispersal of a Critical Attitude College Art Association meeting in Los Angeles, February 25-28, 2009 Sponsored by the CAA Committee on Women in the Arts This panel extends the discussion on feminist perspectives to non women-centered topics, begun at CAA in Boston in 2006. Participants will examine instances in which the theoretical models…