Call for Papers

British Women Documentary Makers 1935 – 55

CALL FOR PAPERS:  British Women Documentary Filmmakers 1930-1955

Proposals are invited for a one-day symposium to be held at the London School of Economics on 5th April 2019.

As the work of filmmakers including Jill Craigie, Kay Mander and Marion Grierson testify, women have played a significant part in the early decades of British documentary and informational filmmaking. Women were a vital part of the war effort and this was apparent in the films made by the Ministry of Information as well as newsreels, documentaries and dramas. Women also worked behind the camera as directors, editors and scriptwriters on …

Women & Power: Redressing the Balance

Conference Call for Papers
Women & Power: Redressing the Balance

University of Oxford, 6-7th March, 2019

Throughout 2018 the National Trust is running a programme of public events, exhibitions and new interpretation to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act which granted some women the right to vote in British parliamentary elections for the first time. We are one of many heritage, cultural and academic institutions marking this anniversary.
Many of the programmes, exhibitions and events responding to the centenary this year are not only exploring the stories of 100 years ago but openly questioning the representation …

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. …