Congratulations, Dr Marc Calvini-Lefebvre

The History of Feminism Network is delighted to announce the successful completion by Marc Calvini-Lefebvre, one of our founding members, of his doctoral thesis at Goldsmiths, University of London, on ‘Feminism and the Challenge of War: responses of the British Women’s Suffrage Movement to the Great War’. Congratulations Marc!

CfP – Beyond Citizenship: Feminism and the Transformation of Belonging (London, UK)

CALL FOR PAPERS BEYOND CITIZENSHIP:  FEMINISM AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF BELONGING An international, interdisciplinary conference 30 June – 2 July 2010; Birkbeck, University of London, UK Confirmed Speakers Sara Ahmed Davina Cooper Krassimira Daskalova Antke Engel Katherine Gibson Rebecca Gomperts Gail Lewis Lynne Segal Margrit Shildrick Birte Siim Gloria Wekker Anna Yeatman The language of…

CfP – Margaret Fuller: Transnational Exchanges

Margaret Fuller: Transnational Exchanges An International Conference to be held at Bangor University, Wales. Keynote Speakers: Professor Brigitte Bailey (University of New Hampshire) and Professor Susan Manning (University of Edinburgh) To mark the bicentenary of Margaret Fuller’s birth, we are organising a symposium on transnational exchanges in Fuller’s writing, editing and context. A unique thinker,…

Essay Prize Competition – FWSA Annual Student Essay Competition

The FWSA is now accepting entries for its 2009-10 Student Essay Competition. To encourage a new generation of feminist scholars, the association sponsors this annual competition for student work (at undergraduate or postgraduate level) which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice. The prize for the best essay is £200 and a…

Related Interest – Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture 2009 by Jeffrey Weeks

The Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture 2009 Raphael Samuel (1934-1996) 6.30pm, Friday 27th November 2009 Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH (near Liverpool Street Station) Jeffrey Weeks Making the Human Gesture: History, Sexuality and Social Justice. The 1970s saw the rise of new social movements engaged with issues of sexuality. Historians inspired by these movements…