We would like invite all scholars working in this field to consider applying with a paper, a panel or a roundtable proposal for this conference. Please register your proposal at http://www.iisg.nl/esshc
The deadline is 1 May 2009.
Below you will find a list of possible themes, but these are by no means meant as limiting. On the contrary, feel free to suggest other themes (NB! for all themes we especially appreciate panels that bring together perspectives from different national/regional contexts).
- Gender and body politics (war mass rape, sterilizations, human rights, etc…)
- The impact of post structuralism on women’s and gender history and social sciences.
- Feminisms (transnational and international organizing, transfer of ideas, the Women’s Movement of the 1970’s, etc…)
- Feminism and Communism (everyday life and gender under communist regimes, feminists and communism, Marxist feminism, etc…)
- Gender and labor (the impact of the new global division of work and of the new organization of work, gender and suffering at work, etc…)
- Imperial feminisms
- Theory and historiography
- Gender /memory/public history
- Prominent recent books in the field (‘meet the author’ sessions)
We specially welcome contributions dealing with Latin America, East- Central- and South East Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia .
The coordinators of the Women and Gender network are:
Maria Bucur, Indiana University , USA ,firstname.lastname@example.org
Elisabeth Elgán, Södertörn University , Sweden ,email@example.com