Conferência “International Feminisms in Historical Comparative Perspective, 19th – 20th Centuries”


International Feminisms in Historical Comparative Perspective, 19th-20th centuries
February 25, 2008 – Polivalente Room – 9:00h

9:00-9:30: Welcome and Introduction
Manuel Villaverde Cabral, Chairperson of the Governing Body of the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (to be confirmed)
Ann T. Allen, University of Louisville
Anne Cova, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon
9.30- 11:15: Session I
National Feminisms and International Perspectives
Chair: Ann T. Allen, University of Louisville
“Forgotten Connections and Contentions: An ‘Entangled History’ of the Trans-national Transfers that Shaped Belgian First-wave Feminism”
        Julie Carlier, Ghent University
“Adalgisa Nery and the Political Questions of her Time (1905-1980)”
        Isabela Candeloro Campoi, Federal Fluminense University, Rio de Janeiro
“Chilean Feminisms from the 1970s to the 21st Century: International Connections and Local Empowerment”
        Jadwiga Pieper Mooney, University of Arizona
“Dealing with Room Service: State Feminism when the Second Wave Political Movement is Missing”
         Mihaela Miroiu, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest

11:15-11:30: Coffee Break____________________

11:30-13:15: Session II
Feminist Networks
Chair: Ana Vicente, Past President of the Commission for Equality and Women’s Rights
 “Anarchist Feminism in the Atlantic World during the Belle Époque”
         José Moya, University of California at Los Angeles
“South-East European Feminisms, 19th-20th Centuries”
         Krassimira Daskalova, Sofia University
“Between Networks and Stable Organizations: The International Women’s Movement, 1868-1904”
         Ulla Wikander, University of Stockholm

13:15-14:15: Lunch____________________________

14:15-16:00: Session III
Feminisms and Empires
Chair: Jaime Reis, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon
“Women, Politics, and Feminism in Britain and the British Empire”
Pat Thane, Institute of Historical Research, University of London
“Gender and Empire: Feminist Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in fin-de-siècle France”
           Carolyn Eichner, University of South Florida
“Gender and Empire: U.S. Masculinity and the Anti-Imperial Movement”
           Kennan Ferguson, University of South Florida
“War, Revolution, and Women’s Suffrage in the Russian Empire, 1905-1917”
           Rochelle Ruthchild, Vermont College of the Union Institute and University

16:00-16:15 Coffee break_________________________ 

16:15-18:00: Session IV
 Women’s Work in International Organizations
Chair: Karin Wall, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon
“Women’s Trans-national organizing at the End of the Great War: The League of Nations Commission for the Protection of Women and Children in the Near East”
       Victoria Rowe, Chuo University, Tokyo
“The Women’s International Democratic Federation: Reflections on the Founding and Early Years of the Largest Post-1945 International Women’s Organization”
        Francisca de Haan, Central European University, Budapest
“The UN Decade for Women: Creating Networks”
          Judith Zinsser, Miami University, Ohio
“Father to the World’s Children: Founding UNICEF for Mothers and Children”
         Jennifer Morris, College of Mount St. Joseph, Ohio

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