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. For a copy of the programme click below
The Federation circulates a bi-annual newsletter. For the latest issue and back numbers. The latest issue: no 63 Winter 2017/2018 is now available.
Office-holders and Board Members
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.
The proceedings of many of the Federation’s conferences have been published. The latest publications include two volumes of papers from the 2015 CISH/IFRWH Conference held in Jinan, China.
A special issue of the Women's History Review, 27:1 (January 2018) edited by Karen Offen and Chen Yan presents papers from the IFRWH/CISH roundtables on women's history.
The essays in Mary O'Dowd and June Purvis (eds), History of the Girl.. Formation, Education and Identity (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) are based on the papers presented at the Special Theme session on the History of the Girl at the CISH Conference.
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