First Call for Papers The 20th Annual Conference of the Women`s

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First Call for Papers
The 20th Annual Conference of the Women's History Network
9 - 11 September 2011
20 Years of the Women's History Network
Looking Back - Looking Forward
To be held at The Women's Library and London Metropolitan University
Plenary speakers include Dr Kathryn Gleadle and Dr Caroline Bressey. There will be two plenary panels:
one with Prof Sheila Rowbotham, Prof Sally Alexander, and Dr Anna Davin; the other with Prof Krista
Cowman, Prof Jane Rendall, Prof Leonore Davidoff and Dr Helen Meller discussing the founding and
early days of the WHN.
The conference will look at the past 20 years of writing women's history, and ask the question: where
are we now?
We invite a wide range of papers from histories of feminism through to current areas of debate
1.
Reading Room Theme
2.
Networks Theme
3.
religion,
4.
‘race’,
5.
sexuality,
6.
motherhood,
7.
gender and space,
8.
the rethinking of family relationships
9.
perspectives on national and transnational/international histories of the women's movements
We are also calling on users of the Women's Library to take part in a strand based in our Reading Room.
We would like researchers to choose an object / item that has inspired your writing and thinking and
share your experience.
Please send a title and abstract of 250 words of your paper by the 1st of April, 2011 to
[email protected]
Registration for the conference opens on the 1st of April 2011.
Theme
Name
Organisation
Email
Title of Paper
Abstract (250 words)
Are you submitting this paper as part of a network? (e.g. ESRC 1950s Women Research Group)
Or are you submitting this paper in conjunction with any other paper in view to sharing a panel? If so
please enter details:
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