Paper proposals are now welcomed for the Annual Women’s History Scotland Conference which will take place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th September 2014 at Abertay university Dundee. The theme is gender, fitness and sport.
Professor Charlotte Macdonald has been confirmed as our speaker for the Sue Innes Memorial Lecture on the Friday evening:
Panel sessions will be held throughout the day on Saturday 27th September and abstracts for paper proposals can now be submitted on all themes related to the history of Gender, Fitness and Sport or which link to any of the following areas:
Women in sport
Masculinity and femininity within sport and physical activity
Gender and physical activity
Sport and the body
Health and fitness
Women in coaching
Paper proposals are certainly not restricted to those working on Scottish history and we encourage submissions from those working on any time period or geographical area if their research fits the overarching conference theme of Gender, Fitness and Sport.
We particularly encourage submissions from postgraduate students.
Individual or co-authored abstracts of c200 words (for 20 minute presentations) should be submitted as a word document attachment to Dr Eilidh Macrae at WHSconference2014@outlook.com
No later than the deadline of Friday 30th May
Please include author name, presentation title and affiliation in the word document
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