Sound, Gender, Feminism, Activism – London College of Communication, 16-17 October 2014

Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism What, in the historical present, might constitute an activist life in sound? 16th and 17th October 2014, 10:00 – 18.00 London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, SE16SB Tickets £20 (Students £10) Book online here  http://estore.arts.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=175&catid=74&prodid=152 CRiSAP (Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice) are pleased to announce that the second Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism (SGFA2014)…

CFP: New Subjectivities, New Emotions, New Politics: Oppositional Politics and Counter Cultures Across the Iron Curtain During the Long 1970s

International Workshop at the Center for Interdisciplinary Polish Studies, Europe University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany, 12/13 June 2015 Co-Organized by the European History Research Centre, University of Warwick & the Centre for Interdisciplinary Polish Studies, Europe University Viadrina Joachim C. Häberlen (Warwick), Mark Keck-Szajbel (Viadrina), Kate Mahoney (Warwick) During the ‘long’ 1970s, a remarkable plethora of…

CFP: Trafficking, Smuggling, and Illicit Migration in Historical Perspective, Birkbeck, University of London, 18-20 June, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Trafficking, Smuggling, and Illicit Migration in Historical Perspective,  Birkbeck, University of London, 18-20 June, 2015 Human trafficking, human smuggling, and illicit migration are some of the most politically volatile and pressing issues in the present day. They are also the subject of a growing amount of sociological, criminological, and historical research.  This…

DO WE STILL NEED A FEMINIST THEORY? SOME THOUGHTS ON THE COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND SOCIETY IN ITALY

The Feminist Research Group presents: DO WE STILL NEED A FEMINIST THEORY? SOME THOUGHTS ON THE COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND SOCIETY IN ITALY UEL Docklands Campus, room EB 3.02  4th April, 2-4pm, – all welcome! https://www.facebook.com/groups/239499839509368/ Olivia Guaraldo, University of Verona, Italy Is feminism still transformative or has it lost its ability to connect theory and…

CFP: Situating Women’s Liberation; Historicizing a Movement Symposium

CALL FOR PAPERS Situating Women’s Liberation; Historicizing a Movement Symposium The University of Portsmouth: Friday 4 July 2014 The women’s liberation movement (WLM) erupted into late 1960s Western society as a powerful force for social change, challenging rigidly defined and oppressive sex role stereotypes, promoting a set of formal demands for women’s equality and introducing…

Call for Papers – Women’s History Network Conference, 9th-11th September 2011

For details of the Call for Papers (deadline April 1) visit http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/thewomenslibrary/aboutthecollections/research/womens-history-network-conference-2011.cfm.   Friday 9th to Sunday 11th September 2011 20 Years of the Women’s History Network Looking Back – Looking Forward To be held at The Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University The conference will look at the past 20 years of writing women’s history; asking…