Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting an international
conference entitled "Global Feminisms: The Role of Women in Building
States and Societies," March 31st, 2006 thru April 1st, 2006. The
conference will consist of three panels and a roundtable. The
Feminism and Governance panel will explore women's and feminists'
strategies for expanding women's citizenship into the political,
social and economic realms. The Conflict, Gender, Violence, and
Memory in Social and State Reconstruction panel will focus on how to
conceptualize violence against women and examine how the frameworks
of Truth Commissions address the needs of and offenses against women.
The Feminism, Citizenship and Diversity panel will examine issues
of ethnic and religious diversity. The roundtable discussion will
center on Women and Gender Studies in the Twenty-First Century.
Conference panelists include scholars from Croatia, India, Kenya,
the Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Trinidad
and Tobago, and the U.S.
1 Brookings, Box 1078
St. Louis, Missouri 63130
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