Preliminary Programme

Showing: room N (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
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



Wednesday 18 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
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



Wednesday 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
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
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



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
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



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



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



Saturday 21 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
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
N-15 SPE03 Film: Armagh Stories: Voices from the Gaol,
Lipsius, 005
Network: Chairs: -
Organizer: Cahal McLaughlin Discussants: -
Cahal McLaughlin : Armagh Stories: Voices from the Gaol


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