Preliminary Programme

Showing: Women and Gender (all days)
Wed 18 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 19 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 20 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 21 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 18 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
J-1 POL01 Gendered Politics
Johan Huizinga, 025
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Women and Gender Chair: Izabela Dahl
Organizers: - Discussant: Izabela Dahl
Nevra Biltekin : Between Cultural Diplomacy and Transnational Migration: Gendered Practices of Swedish Immigrant Women in Twentieth Century United States
Nupur Chaudhuri : East India Company and British Marriage Market in India
Simone Diender : “Politics” as the Art of the Deal: Neutral Definitions of Politics in the Twentieth Century
My Klockar Linder : Transnational Pronatalism: Collaboration and Family Policy Exchanges in the Baltic Sea Area in the 1940s
Timothy Rees : Politics, Pistols and Prostitutes: Male Culture and Spanish Communism, 1919-43


K-1 WOM03A Negotiations of transEuropean Feminism I
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Yulia Gradskova
Organizers: Heidi Kurvinen, Arja Turunen Discussant: Yulia Gradskova
Heidi Kurvinen : Feminism in the Finnish Mainstream Media during the 1970s and 1980s: Encounters between Activists and Journalists
Kathryn Mahaney : Independents, Institutionalists, and the International Feminist Fight in Late 20th-Century Spain and Europe
Arja Turunen : Equality or Freedom for All? The Relationship between the Gender Role Movement and the Feminist Movement in Finland


N-1 WOM22 Moving across the Border: Gender and Networking
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Georgeta Nazarska : The Cross-Border Religious Networks in the Near East and Bulgarian Women (First Half of the 20th Century)
Stephen Patnode : “I am the Head here”: Gender and the Experience of American Workers in Europe in the 1970s
Jennifer Redmond : Moral Philanthropy for Irish Emigrant Women in the 19th Century: the Case of Charlotte Grace O'Brien
Conchi Villar, Antonio López-Gay & Kenneth Pitarch : Living in the Working-class Outskirts: Migration, Living Conditions and Gender in the 1930 Barcelona


Y-1 WOM01 Intimate Economic Networks: Women’s Commercial and Investment Agency in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Lucas Haasis
Organizer: Aske Brock Discussant: Lucas Haasis
Aske Brock : “India has been a Fortunate Place to our Relations”: Intimate Networks of the English East India Company, 1600-1800
Misha Ewen : ‘Women would be Necessary': Women's Networks in the Atlantic in the Early Seventeenth Century
Margaret Hunt : ’Investing’ in Long-distance Voyages: Plebeian Women’s Financial Links to Sailors in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century England
Annika Raapke : She’s got the Goods - and she knows how to use them: Trickles of Goods and Flows of Power in Women’s Letters from the Eighteenth-century French Colonial World



Wednesday 18 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
K-2 WOM03B Negotiations of TransEuropean Feminisms II
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Judit Acsady : Women in Opposition Under State-socialism in Hungary
Anikó Eszter Bartha : Gendered Discourses in the 1970s in Hungary: Women Workers, Social Science and the (Gender) Regime
Anna Haiser : The History of Feminista Hálózat (Feminist Network) (1989-1998)
Helena Tolvhed : Centre-right Women and the Second Wave of Feminism in Sweden, 1961-1982
Pinar Melis Yelsali Parmaksiz : Remembering the Civil Code Platform in 2001 in Turkey


N-2 WOM05 Our Histories, Our Selves: Reflexive Approaches to Gender, Embodiment and Memory
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Caroline Rusterholz
Organizer: Tracey Loughran Discussant: Penny Tinkler
Hannah Froom : Historicising Teen Menstruation: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Embodiment, Sense and Memory
Tracey Loughran : I/ We/ Other: Subjectivity, Intersubjectivity and Responsibility in a Feminist History
Kate Mahoney : “When I had Polio, I read and read and read”: Exploring Histories of Women’s Health and Activism through Childhood Illness Narratives
Daisy Payling : ‘Many Lonely Girls’: Exploring Lesbian Health, Self, and Community through Sappho Magazine and Outhouse East, 1972-2019


ZA-2 POL11 Money, Gender and Political Citizenship: Economic Voting Restrictions in the Nordic Countries Before and After Universal Suffrage
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Networks: Economic History , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Women and Gender Chair: Bengt Sandin
Organizer: Fia Sundevall Discussants: -
Minna Harjula : The Poor Excluded from Voting: Political and Social Citizenship in Finland, 1906–1970
Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir : Suffrage, Gender and Class. Women’s Suffrage and the Construction and Constraints of a Lawful Citizen in Iceland
Eirinn Larsen : “Secondary to the Economic Man”: Suffrage, Capital and Gender during the Long Nineteenth Century
Leonora Lottrup Rasmussen : When the Provider no Longer Provides
Fia Sundevall : “Money is the Name of Citizenship Rights”: Economic Restrictions on Universal Suffrage, Sweden 1921– 1945



Wednesday 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
F-3 WOM07 Teachers on the Move: Transnational and Mediterranean Conversations about Women, Education and Feminism (Late-18th Century and 19th Centuries)
P.N. van Eyckhof 3, 002
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Christina de Bellaigue
Organizer: Rebecca Rogers Discussant: Christina de Bellaigue
Marilyn Booth : Féminisme in Egypt: the Egyptian University’s Women’s Lectures, 1909-12
Caroline Fayolle : Education, Emancipation and Feminism during the French Revolution
Isabelle Matamoros : Migration as Emancipation? Following two French Teachers in Europe (1830s-1840s)
Rebecca Rogers : Tracking Gendered Pedagogies of Emancipation in Europe and North Africa: Schools, Teachers, and Texts (1830s-1850s)


N-3 WOM06 Productive Hierarchies: Negotiating Femininity in the Workplace
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir
Organizers: Gorkem Akgoz, Bridget Kenny Discussant: Silke Neunsinger
Gorkem Akgoz : Nylon Stockings and Machine-Bodies: Negotiating Industrial Productivity and Femininity in Post-war Turkey
Hiba Al-Jibeihi : Exploring the Association between Gender Performativity and Work Alienation: an Analysis of Nurses’ Experiences in Five Public Hospitals in Palestine
Supurna Banerjee : Labouring Femininity: Interrogating Body, Workplace and Skill among Migrant Women Workers
Alexandra Ghit : Most-patient Family-auxiliary Workers? Women Laborers, Gendered Skill and Struggle in Romanian Tobacco Cultivation (1918-1948)
Bridget Kenny : Embodying the Nation: Femininity, Race and Class of Women Retail Workers in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1940s-1970s



Wednesday 18 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
N-4 WOM08 Towards Involved and Caring Fathers? The History of Fatherhood in 20th-century Eastern and Western Europe
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: Peter Hallama, Natalia Jarska Discussant: Helene Carlbäck
Peter Hallama : Caring Fathers and Emotions: a Socialist Model?
Natalia Jarska : Fathers in Poland – between Providing and Caregiving (1960s and 1970s)
Ellie Murray : Writing about the Future: Children’s Conceptions of Fatherhood, Work and Care in Mid-20th-century Britain
Christopher Neumaier : Partner, Friend, or Foe? Father-Son Relationships and Ideals of Masculinity in Germany during the 20th Century



Thursday 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
N-5 WOM10 Women, Gender and Work in Historical Perspective: an Entrepreneurial Approach
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Katie Barclay
Organizer: Deborah Simonton Discussant: Anne Montenach
Anna Bellavitis : A Pig for Carnival or a Husband for Life? How did the Rights Women had – or did not have – in Early Modern Europe Determine their Participation in the Economy?
Amy Froide : Elizabeth Montagu, an 18th-century English Coal-Mining Boss
Janine Lanza : Keeping the Books and Rocking the Babies: the Productive and Reproductive Labor of Women in Artisanal Workshops ”
Deborah Simonton : ‘Mistress of the Managing Part of it’: Printers in Eighteenth-century Europe



Thursday 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
L-6 LAB25 Through the Lens of Gender: Technology, Labour Law and Wages
Johan Huizinga, 023C
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Hanne Østhus
Organizers: - Discussant: Gorkem Akgoz
Rory Archer : Textile Workers in Late-socialist Yugoslavia: Productive and Reproductive Labour between Outsourced Piecework the Party-state
Chiara Bonfiglioli : Beyond the ‘Double Burden’: on the Archives of State Socialist Women’s Organizations and their Usefulness for Micro-histories of Labour and Gender
Jørgen Burchardt : From Women to Men: How Culture, Education and Technology formed the Transition of the Labor Force behind the Production of Cheese
Rebecca Zahn, Miriam Kullmann : Where are the Women? Rediscovering Female Contributions to the Development of Labour Law


N-6 WOM15 Roundtable: Precarious Work between Production and Reproduction
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizer: Eileen Boris Discussants: Eloisa Betti, Eileen Boris, Anna Frisone, Annelise Orleck, Asli Vatansever


ZA-6 POL06 The Little Entente of Women and Transnational Feminism in the Interwar Period
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Women and Gender Chair: Magda Grabowska
Organizer: Maria Bucur Discussant: Maria Bucur
Katerina Dalakoura : Feminism and Actual Politics in Balkans: the Participation of Little Entente of Women and other Feminist Associations in the Balkan Conferences (1930-1934)
Krassimira Daskalova : Dimitrana Ivanova, the Bulgarian Women’s Movement during the 1920s and 1930s and the Little Entente of Women in the Global Interwar Feminist Context
Gabriela Dudeková Kovácová : Activists and Supporters of LEW in Czechoslovakia
Ivana Pantelic : Little Entente of Women Conference in Belgrade. Feminist Perspective



Thursday 19 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
N-7 WOM11A Women's Transnational Activism I, 1800-present
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Social Inequality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: Anne Cova, Laura Downs Discussant: Laura Downs
Clarisse Berthezène : Becoming Part of the European Union of Women: British Conservative Women and Transnational Social Action, 1945-1955
Anne Cova : Transnational Women’s Activism in Southern Europe and Latin America, 1888-1918
Dominika Gruziel : The Contentious Membership of the Polish Catholic Organizations in the Fédération Internationale des Ligues Catholiques Féminines
Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, Zoltan Lippenyi : Women’s Transnational Activism 1800-present, as Revealed by Global TSMO-data



Thursday 19 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
N-8 WOM11B Women's Transnational Activism II 1930s-1940s
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Social Inequality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizer: Anne Cova Discussants: -
Ángela Cenarro : A Fascist Welfare? Female Social Action in the Spanish Civil War and Early Franco Dictatorship
Julie Gottlieb : British Nationalist Feminism in the Sphere of International Relations in the Interwar Period
Radka Sustrova : Take Your Chance if You Can. Labour, Women’s Voices and Authoritarian Order in Bohemia and Morava of 1940s
Judith Szapor : “The numerus clausus exiles:” the Transnational Networks of Hungarian Jewish Women in the Interwar Period



Friday 20 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
C-9 WOM09 Women and Work: a Comparative Historical Examination of the Contribution of Women to the Economy of Four Countries, circa 1700-1921.
P.N. van Eyckhof 2, 003
Networks: Economic History , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizer: Keith Sugden Discussants: -
Keith Sugden : Estimating the Impact of the Mechanization of Textile Manufacture on Female/Male Employment, c 1700-1851
Roger Sugden : Go West young Lady: Migration, Women and Work in Interior British Columbia in the Early Twentieth Century
Auriane Terki-Mignot : Patterns of Female Employment in Normandy and the Eure-et-Loir (France), 1792-1901
Beatrice Zucca Micheletto : Migration and Labour Market in Preindustrial Turin in the “Long Eighteenth-century” (1705-1858): a Gender Approach


N-9 WOM12 Suffrage ‘Grassroots’ in Great Britain: a Comparative Approach
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Birgitta Bader-Zaar
Organizer: Anne Logan Discussant: Birgitta Bader-Zaar
Ruth Davidson : The Local Context: Suffrage and After, East Surrey 1890s-1939
Alexandra Hughes-Johnson : From Suffragettes to County Councillors: Rethinking Local Women’s Politics in Metropolitan England
Beth Jenkins : Grassroots Activism, Suffrage Organisers and the Campaign in Wales
Anne Logan : Regional Suffrage Histories: towards a Comparative Approach


S-9 FAM26 Women and Family Property
P.J. Veth, 1.01
Networks: Family and Demography , Women and Gender Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Organizer: Beatrice Moring Discussant: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Lloyd Bonfield : What the Legacy Duty (1796) can Tell Historians about Collateral Female Inheritance?
Luminita Dumanescu, Ioan Bolovan : From Birth to Grave, I am my Father’s Daughter!
Margareth Lanzinger : Widows and Relatives: Competing Property Interests (Tirol 1600-1800)
Beatrice Moring : Women, Law and Property Transmission in the Nordic Countries
Robert Sweeny : The State of Things. Towards a Feminist Critique of Legal Reception in European Colonies of Settlement
Raquel Tovar Pulido : The Transmission of the Inheritance by Women in Spain in the Old Regime



Friday 20 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
N-10 WOM13 Suffrage Histories: a Transnational Approach
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Sarah Hellawell : Suffrage, Peace and International Relations: the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom during the Interwar Years
Nicola Hille : Historical Spotlights on the Attainment of Women’s Suffrage
Arzu Mammadova : Struggle for Women's Literacy in Azerbaijan (Late 19th –20s of the 20th Century)
June Purvis : Sexuality and the British Militant Suffragette Movement in Edwardian Britain



Friday 20 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
N-11 WOM24 Queer Readings of the Body in Modern Esotericism
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizer: Alana Harris Discussants: -
Aurelia Annat : Finding Alternatives – Ireland’s Celtic Revival as a Context for Women’s Mysticism and Queerness, 1880-1924
Tanya Cheadle : Adepts of Manhood: Progressive Masculinity and Unorthodox Sexuality in Scotland’s Occult Revival, 1880-1914
Alana Harris : Unruly Bodies: the Metaphysical, the Psychical and ‘Rational Religion’ in Mid-twentieth Century Britain
Jen Manion : Femmes to the Front: Edna Ruddick Hart’s Life and Legacy, 1893-1982


W-11 WOM18 Gender and Popular Culture
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Emre Güler : Turkish Masculinities In The Cold War Era of 1960s
Pauline Mari Hernando : Mapping Allegories on Gender: Women's Revolutionary Experience as Literary & Political Praxis
Natalia Knekht : Cine-Feminism: Authorship Problem in “Post-Thaw Period” Cinema and in Young Women’s Movies in Modern Russia



Friday 20 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
N-12 WOM17 Doing Gender History: Memory and Methodology
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Natalia Pushkareva : What Role does Gender Theory play in Contemporary Memory Politics? Entgendering Contemporary Memory Politics of Russia and Japan (from the History of the Convergence of Cultures in the Context of the Post-war Everyday Life)
Willemijn Schmidt : Gender, Decolonial Theory and the Use of the Archive
Gizem Sivri : The Politics of Women Imprisonment within the Discussion of the Ottoman Prison Reform (1840-1919)
Maria Sjöberg, Yvonne Svanström : Gender in Danger, Danger of Gender Visibility of Women’s History as a Challenging Methodology in Gender History again



Saturday 21 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
N-13 WOM19 Gender, Occupation and Colonialism
Lipsius, 005
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Aurelie Bouvart : Women and Colonial Justice in Late-Colonial Central Africa: the Cases against Native Women before the Police Court of Leopoldville (Belgian Congo, 1940-1950)
Julia Harnoncourt : The Veil, Colonial Discourses of Legitimation and the Algerian War of Independence
Agnes Laba : Defeated Masculinities? A Gender Perspective on Everyday Life under German Occupation in France and Poland


Y-13 WOM02 Migration and Communication in the British Empire
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Beatrice Zucca Micheletto
Organizer: Marie Ruiz Discussant: Beatrice Zucca Micheletto
Jill C. Bender : Imperial Recruitment and Colonial Reception: the Assisted Emigration of Ireland’s Workhouse Women
Kathrin Levitan : The Long British Campaign for the Imperial Penny Post
Marie Ruiz : “There is more Freedom and Independence here than at Home”: British Emigrant Letters and Female Empowerment (1860s-1870s)



Saturday 21 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
J-14 WOM23 Gendered Experiences of Politics
Johan Huizinga, 025
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Harm Kaal : Gender and Parliamentary Culture in the Netherlands, 1918 to the Present
Roberta Lexier : The Lewis Family Business: Including Women in Left Political History
Satu Lidman : Shame – an Instrument of Control in Past and Present?
Daniele Manfrini, Teresa Kleba Lisboa & Cristina Scheibe Wolff : “Somos Todxs Adelir”: Start from Oneself and Political Action against Obstetric Violence in Florianópolis
Hannah Adebola Aderonke Okediji : Gaining Access to Fundamental Human Right by Women in Nigeria 1960 - 2019


K-14 WOM16 Gender, Experience and Narrative
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Johanna Annola : Gender, Experience and Dirt in Finnish Poorhouses, 1880–1930
Laura Coady, Jessie Matheson : ‘We do have a Voice… I want to see the Words of Community’: Rural Women’s Stories and the Interdisciplinary Navigation of Oral History Ethics for the Invisible Farmer Project
Resto Cruz, Penny Tinkler & Laura Fenton : Critical Movements: Young Women Leaving Home in Postwar Britain
Erla Hulda Halldorsdottir : Independent Citizens? The Local Experiences and Transnational Ideologies of the Housewife in Iceland c. 1940-1970


N-14 WOM21 Gender and Work
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Cecilia Candréus : Performing Needlework as a Profession - Exploring Occupational Practices for Female Entrepreneurs within the Manufactory System in Eighteenth Century Sweden
Béatrice Craig : At the Counter of the General Store Revisited: Men, Women and Consumption in the Quebec Countryside in the Early 19th Century
Evguenia Davidova : Nursing and Healthcare: a Gendered Perspective from the Balkans (1900-1939)
Cristina Victoria Radu : Women’s Wages and the Gender Gap in the Eighteenth Century Denmark
Anna Sznajder : Rural Gender and Strategies of Craft Work – Constructing Lacemakers Identities from Bobowa, Southern Poland



Saturday 21 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
D-15 WOM14 Roundtable: Revisiting (Post-)Ottoman History through Gender. Case Studies from Turkey and the Balkans
P.N. van Eyckhof 2, 004
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Rebecca Rogers
Organizer: Fabio Giomi Discussants: -
Sara Bernasconi : Fragile Intermediaries. Mid-wives in Bosnia under Austro-Hungarian Rule (1878-1918)
Nevila Pahumi : Which Feminism will be ours?” The Women’s Movement in Post-ottoman Interwar Albania
Gizem Tongo : Eleni Iliadis (1895-1975). An Ottoman Greek Woman Painter in End-of-empire Istanbul


ZA-15 WOM20 Sex Work
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Jean-Louis Guerena : Transnational Strategies for the Abolition of Regulated Prostitution: the Reception in Spain of the Abolitionist Crusade of Josephine Butler in the Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century: Modalities and Networks
Loizos Kapsalis : Imperialism, Sexuality and the Regulation of Prostitution in British Colonial Cyprus (1878-1914).
Rose-Marie Peake : Prostitution and Elite Identities in Seventeenth-century Paris
Laura Savelli : Unfortunate Girls and the Good Ladies.


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