Call for Papers

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 …

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.…

100 Years+ of the Women’s Movement in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Researchers are invited to submit ideas on any aspect of the above theme for a community research workshop. Proposals are welcome for talks of 15-20 minutes duration or contributions to round table sessions (10 minutes each). Academics, students and independent researchers are all equally welcome to propose ideas. Suitable topics include any subject from the women’s suffrage movement to contemporary activism in the 21st century, with reference to Kent and/or Sussex and/or Surrey. Please send your ideas to Dr Anne Logan a.f.logan@kent.ac.uk by 1 June 2018.…