Postponement of Conference of International Federation for Research into Women's History
Due to the Global Pandemic of Covid-19, we regret to announce that the Federation's Conference scheduled for Poznan in August 2020 has been postponed. The conference will take place in 2021 during the CISH Conference which has also been postponed until 2021.
As much as possible the programme for the 2021 conference will follow the provisional programme for 2020 outlined below.
International Federation for Research in Women’s History Affiliate Sessions, CISH, Poznań 2020
27 August-29 August 2020
Preliminary Programme (18 February 2020)
NB. This is subject to change.
All sessions to be held at: Collegium Historicum Wydział Historii UAM
ul. Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 7
Thursday, 27 August 2020
14:00-14:15: Welcome by Adele Perry, Francisca de Haan, Local Organizers
14:15-15:45: Session 1: Special Plenary: Rediscovering Spaces of Gender History in Poland and Czechoslovakia
15:45-17:30: Session 2: Special Roundtable: Women’s and Gender History of East-Central Europe: From Local Perspectives to Global Knowledge
Friday 28 August 2020
9am-10:30: Session 3: Roundtable: Twentieth-Century Socialist Feminisms Around the World
11:00-12:30: Session 4: Panel: Women in Motion, Contest, and Conflict
12:30—14:00: Special Lunchtime Session:
Session 5: Panel: Global Twentieth-Century Feminisms
14:00-15:30: Session 6: Roundtable: Reckoning with Trafficking: Women’s Migration, Intimate
Labor, and the International Border Control Regime
16:00-17:50: Session 7: Panel: The Limits and Possibilities of Cosmopolitan Feminisms on the Cusp of Empire, 1860 – 1950
18:00: Solidarity Dinner and event, TBC.
Saturday, 29 August 2020
9:00-10:30: Session 8: When ‘Do No Harm’ Goes Wrong: Authority and Activism in Twentieth-Century Abortion and Maternity Care
9:00-10:30: Session 9: Panel: Maids, Markets, and Movements: Women’s Work, Empire, and
the Global Order
11:00-12:30pm: Session 10: Roundtable: Women, Mobility and Clothing: The Biographies of Women and Clothing
11:00-12:30: Session 11: Panel: Mobility of Gendered Labour Traditions Between Britain and Australia
12:30-14:00: lunch and IFRWH business meeting
14:00-15:30: Session 12: Roundtable: Anti-choice Revisited - Insights from Catholic Countries (1970s-1990s)
14:00-15:30: Session 13: Panel: Crossing Borders: Women, Travel, and Mobility
16:00-17:50: Session 14: Panel: A Movement Towards equality? Risks and opportunities of female traveling around 1800
16:00-17:50: Session 15: Panel: Practising Feminism Beyond the Movement(s) in Nordic Countries since the 1950s