Aim of the International Federation for Research in Women's History
The aim of the
IFRWH is to encourage and coordinate research in all aspects of women's
history at an international level. For more about the Federation see About the Federation.
IFRWH Conference in Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 9-13 August 2018
Many congratulations to President Eileen Boris, Professor Jennifer Spear and all those involved in the organisation of the very successful and enjoyable conference in Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. Professor Margaret Allen has written a wonderful report on the conference for the Australian Women's History Network.
The IFRWH Expresses Its Support for the Central European University
On behalf of the Federation, President Eileen Boris has written to the Hungarian government to protest against the proposed changes to the legal status of the CEU and in support of academic freedom in Hungary. For more on the current situation in CEU see https://www.ceu.edu/category/istandwithceu?page=1
Campaign to Raise First Memorial Sculpture for Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
The Mary on the Green Campaign plans to fund a memorial sculpture for Mary Wollstonecraft in Newington Green, London. For more details and how to contribute see https://www.maryonthegreen.org/
The Federation circulates a bi-annual newsletter. For the latest issue and back numbers. The latest issue: no 64 Summer 2018 is now available.
Office-holders and Board Members (Adele Perry, Asha Islam, Eileen Boris, June Purvis, Tiina Kinnunen, Carolyn Eichner, Vera Mackie)
The Office-holders and Board members of the Federation serve for five years. The current members were elected at the Federation's conference in Jinan, China in August 2015. For short biographies of the office-holders and board members click here.