to problematize the 'British' in British women's history
to consider the possibilities for comparative work in Welsh, Scottish, Irish and English women's and gender history
and to explore recent developments and new research in women's and gender history in the nations and regions of the British Isles.
Papers are invited from researchers working in all historical periods and all aspects of women's and gender history. Papers from new researchers are encouraged, as are offers of panels.
Proposals should be of no more than 250 words.
Possible strands and themes (but all offers considered) in all periods in relation to the above aims:
Nations, nationalism and national identity; borders; imperialism; race and ethnicity; 'otherness'; identities; bodies; sexuality; regional histories; locality; language;religion;politics; family; work; education; leisure; the urban; rurality and landscape; archives and records; crime; literary and cultural representations.
The Conference, which will be held on April 2-4 2004, will be a joint conference of Archif Menywod Cymru/Women's Archive of Wales, and Llafur: Welsh People's History Society, with the support of the University of Glamorgan.
University of Glamorgan
School of Humanities, Law and Social Sciences
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