The annual Women's History Scotland Conference is on the theme of 'Gendering imperialism: home, colony and the construction of gender identities '. It will be held at the University of Edinburgh on Saturday, 8th November, from 10.00 a.m to 6 p.m.
Gender has increasingly informed research into the British and other European empires in recent historical scholarship. This conference will address various aspects of the gendered experience of empire and imperialism within the British empire and other European empires, including the experience of women, the impact of empire on gender relations and changing constructions of gender roles, including conceptions of masculinity.
Keynote speakers: Dr Andrea Major, Professor John MacKenzie, Professor Clare Midgley, Professor Adele Perry.
Conference programme and registration forms are available at: www.shc.ed.ac.uk/conferences/gendering_imperialism08/
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