Gendering imperialism: home, colony and the construction of gender identities - Women's History Scotland conference, Saturday 8th November 2008, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Call for papers:
Territories of empire: Papers invited on topics relevant to the impact of empire on the construction of gender identities in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, African colonial territories, Pakistan, India and other South Asian colonial territories, etc.
The impact of empire at home: Papers invited on topics such as the anti-slavery movement; foreign mission organisations and their supporters; emigration societies; popular militarism; fictional representations of empire; the creation of heroines and heroes of empire.
Please send an abstract of around 200 words by Friday 30th May, 2008, by email to Caroline Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy form to Esther Breitenbach, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JY
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