The International Federation for Promotion of Research into Women's and Gender History

Call for Contributions!

Call for papers — Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies/Journal of Gender Studies Special Issue on 'Dis/abling Gender'

Call for Submissions, with a deadline for 1st May 2021

This special issue of Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies (Journal of Gender Studies), wishes to explore the intersections between complex lived experiences of dis/ability and gender through an explicit engagement with the links and tensions between the scholarly and activist fields of gender studies and critical disability studies (see e.g., Meekosha & Shuttleworth 2009) while taking stock of important present-day turns and debates in and at the intersections of both fields.

Please send abstracts of approximately 500 words as a word document to the guest editors,, , by 1st May 2021

The full cfp with details on themes and submissions can be found here.

*IFRWH Summer Conference 2021*

We are pleased to announce that the IFRWH will be hosting an online conference this Summer, in August 2021. More details to come!

Newsletter: Latest Issue

The IFRWH publishes a bi-annual newsletter that brings together all the research news and achievements of our global network. The Winter 2020 issue is available here

New Board Members and Officeholders, 2020-2025 Elected

The officer holders and members of the Federation's Board for 2020-2025 were elected at the  Biannual General Meeting held online in September 2020.

Many congratulations to  Yuko Takahashi, the new president.  

For a full list of the officeholders and board members for 2020-2025, click here.

The Ida Blom-Karen Offen Prize in Transnational Women's and Gender History

The Federation is delighted to announce the joint winners of the inaugural book prize in honour of Ida Blom and Karen Offen:

Katherine M. Marino, Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement (University of North Carolina Press, 2019)

Jocelyn Olcott, International Women's Year. The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History (Oxford University Press, 2017)

Newsletter: Latest Issue

Newsletter, Summer 2020 Now Available

The Federation produces a bi-annual newsletter. It includes reports of events and activities organised by the national committees affiliated to the IFRWH.

Newsletter no 67, Summer 2020 is available here.


Gender Studies Under Attack

Condemnation of Attack on Gender Studies Programmes in Hungarian Universities

The Federation condemns the attack on Gender Studies in Hungarian universities


Dis_abling gender FINAL CfP.pdf
Dis_abling gender FINAL CfP.pdf
Dis_abling gender FINAL CfP.pdf