WOMEN, FAMILY, PRIVATE LIFE AND SEXUALITY
CALL FOR PAPERS
The next conference of the International Federation for Research in Women’s History will take place from 11-14 August 2003 in Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The conference organisers invite proposals for papers on any aspect of the history of women’s relationship and engagement with the family,
private life and sexuality.
Among themes which will be discussed are the impact on women’s lives of changing definitions of the family and private life; the history of women’s relationship with the family in different cultures, religious groups and countries; public and state policies on women and sexuality, private life and the family; the economic function of the family and women’s contribution to it; perceptions of women’s sexuality and family role in legal and religious codes and practices; and the historiographies of sexuality, private life , the family and women.
The conference organisers welcome proposals for panels and individual papers. In order to assist the research schedules of contributors, there will be two deadlines for submissions: 1 June 2002 and 1 November 2002. The selection committee will decide on proposals submitted by 1 June 2002 by 1 July 2002 and on those submitted from 1 June to 1 November by 1 December 2002. Proposals should include a short summary of the paper and a brief curriculum vitae for each contributor.
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