Gender Relations: Interactions & Reactions

1 September 2015
The Hufton Postgraduate Reading Group Group, University of Glasgow 9 October 2015
Call for papers deadline: 4 September 2015

The Hufton Postgraduate Reading Group is a society established & run by postgraduates for postgraduates, forming an integral part of the renowned Centre for Gender History at the University of Glasgow. Hosting their first national workshop at the University of Glasgow, the Hufton invites any postgraduate working in the field of gender history to present their research in a friendly & supportive atmosphere, offering different insights in to the practice of gender history & contributing to a dynamic discussion about the future of the subject. 

The aim of this workshop is to establish a network of postgraduate gender history researchers across the UK. The hope is to bring together researchers from a variety of stages, leading to a national community of postgraduate gender historians.

The theme for the workshop, ‘Gender Relations: Interactions & Reactions’, is intended to encourage participation by postgraduates working on a range of different topics. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome to the topic as well as papers focused on any particular country, culture or geographical region.

Possible themes may include:

  • Romance, courtship & relationships
  • Childhood & the family
  • Education, work, politics 
  • Agency, society & economics

These issues are intended as suggestions & proposals are welcome for fifteen-minute papers on any topic related to the theme.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Dr Louise Jackson, University of Edinburgh

The workshop will be free to attend. Drinks & light refreshments will be provided.

Please send proposals (maximum 250 words) together with a brief CV to the Hufton Postgraduate Reading Group at huftonrg@gmail.com by 4 September 2015.

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