Conferences

Call For Papers: Women’s Suffrage, Politics and the Public Sphere (November 17 2018)

The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference seeks papers, including a keynote address, for this year’s event under the heading of: ‘Women’s Suffrage, Politics and the Public Sphere’. Send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 31 August 2018.

On December 14th 1918, some women voted in a parliamentary election for the very first time in Britain; the following year the Sex Removal Disqualification Act paved the way for women to become Barristers and Justices of the Peace. In 1928 women gained equal citizenship after a campaign that had lasted nearly 100 years. Yet …

WHN Conference 2018 – Programme and Booking Details

Conference Programme

Please download the programme – WHN Conference 2018 Programme 2.5.18

Booking Details

Conference website  http://www.port.ac.uk/centre-for-european-and-international-studies-research/events/womens-suffrage-2018/

WHN Members can now book the Early Bird 2 day package and non WHN members can now book either the Early Bird standard 2 days or 1 day rates.

Please note that for student/low income or postgraduate places you will not be able to book until your application has been assessed.  The deadline to submit a one A4 page application is Friday 11 May and these need to be sent to laurel.forster@port.ac.uk copied also to june.purvis@port.ac.uk

There is also the option to book …

CFP: Crossing, highlighting, transfering intersectionality : exploring the evolution of a militant concept

Appel à communications / Call for papers

Colloque international/ International Conference

 

Croiser, révéler// Intersectionnalité et transfert des savoirs : itinéraire d’un concept militant

Crossing, highlighting// Transfering intersectionality : exploring the evolution of a militant concept

 14-15-16 November 2018.

Université Paris Diderot, bâtiment Sophie Germain, amphi Turing,

8 rue Albert Einstein, 75013 Paris, FRANCE

Organisers : Prof. Myriam Boussahba-Bravard and Dr. Emmanuelle Delanoë-Brun LARCA-UMR8225, université Paris Diderot; Dr. Frédérique Berthet, CERILAC, université Paris Diderot.

myriam.boussahba-bravard@univ-paris-diderot.fr

delanoee@univ-paris-diderot.fr

berthet.frederique@wanadoo.fr

 

Supported by LARCA-UMR8225  (université Paris Diderot), Fabrique du politique (université Paris Diderot), Institut Émilie Du Chatelet, and the support of the university cultural events …

CALL FOR PAPERS: First Women Lawyers in Great Britain and the Empire: “The Road to 1919”

Deadline for papers: 23 April 2018

Conference date: 29 June 2018

Venue: Jubilee Room, Palace of Westminster

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-road-to-1919-tickets-42979998332

The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 heralded women’s long-awaited entry to the legal profession.  What do we actually know about that journey?  How much of that struggle has been recorded?  Where is it recorded?  The ‘First Women Lawyers in Great Britain and the Empire’ Symposia seek to unite academics and researchers in this area and explore the journey of those first women lawyers. …

CFP: Women, Money and Markets (1700-1900) Amsterdam, June 2018

University of Amsterdam, June 7 and 8, 2018

 This conference will address the role of women in consumerism, shopping, global trade, domestic trade, markets (literary and otherwise), currency, and varying practices of exchange. The conference is interdisciplinary in nature, bridging literature, material culture, gender studies, theatre and economic history, and aims to relate the debates of the period to modern-day issues about the presence and position of women in the economy, the market and the media.…