The Eleventh European Social Science History conference (ESSHC) takes place from March 30 to April 2, 2016, in Valencia, Spain. This year’s conference includes a number of exciting panels and events devoted to exploring the history of gender and sexuality across time and space, which we have listed for our readers below.

Are you attending any of these panels? If so, we want to hear from you! NOTCHES has a regular Dispatches feature where we publish our readers’ critical accounts of conferences, symposia, and workshops. Through this feature, we hope to keep you apprised of current events, ongoing debates, advances in scholarship, and general discussions on the history of sexuality. If you are interested in writing a dispatch on one of the ESSHC’s history of sexuality events, send an email to NotchesBlog@gmail.com

Wednesday, March 30

8:30 am – 10:30 am

State Control and Popular Practices. Perspective from 20th Century Northern Europe
Aula 11, Novel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Yuliya Hilevych
  • Sexual Liberation and Young Maleness and Femaleness in 1960s and Early 1970s as Memorized in Finnish Autobiographie, Matleena Frisk
  • Who knows what is Good for you? Sexual Knowledge and the (Self) Presentation of the Sex Expert, Kari H. Nordberg
  • Remembering Queer Desire. Personal Narratives of Sexuality in Finland and Estonia, Riikka Taavetti

Time-uses, Work and Wages in Europe in Historical Perspective Sources and Methods
Seminario 3, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Elise Van Nederveen Meerkerk
  • Discussants: Joerg Baten, Ariadne Schmidt
  • Gender and Times Uses in Early Modern Sweden: Evidence from the Verb-oriented Metho, Maria Ågren
  • Gender Inequalities in Time Uses in XIX Century Spain. New Discourses, Concepts and Evidences through the Literature of Social Reformers, Cristina Borderías
  • Working Time in Industry (1870-2000): a New Dataset, Oisin Gilmore
  • Labour Trajectories in Barcelona during the 20th Century: Exploring Differences between Men and Women, Conchi Villar

Between History and Diversity of the Memory. Women’s Life Narrations about the Period of Communism.
Aula 2, Nivel 2

  • Chair and Discussant: Malgorzata Praczyk
  • Gender Equality and Everyday Life in Communist Romania: Narratives of Ordinary Women, Claudia-Florentina Dobre
  • Regaining the Future by Rebuilding the Past? Women Life Stories during Communism in Former GDR and Poland, Bernadette Jonda
  • “To save the Women’s Voices…”. The Questions of Transmission the Women Life Stories to the Historical Narrative Regimes, Izabela Skorzynska
  • Memory as the Passage from Micro-sociology to Social History. Women Studies during and about Communism, Anna Wachowiak
  • A Reconsideration of Pragmatic Truth: the Use of Constructed Dialogues in Oral Histories of Elderly Israeli Women, Yael Zilberman

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Bodies and Health: State and Non-State Actors’s (ca. 1850 to the Present) II. Social Hygiene, Prostitution and Venereal Disease
Aula 10, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Ignacio Suay-Matallana
  • Discussant: Tenna Jensen
  • The Emergence of Venereal Diseases in the International Agenda (ca. 1900), Josep Lluís Barona
  • Access to Penicillin for the Treatment of Syphilis in Spain in the 1950´s: the Role of the International Agencies, Ramón Castejón-Bolea
  • Sexual Health and the State: State-Supported Healthcare Provisions for Venereal Diseases in England, 1918-1939, Anne Hanley
  • Debating Abolition and the Fight against Venereal Diseases in Egypt, 1935-1939s, Liat Kozma
  • The League of Nations’ Study of Venereal Diseases and Rehabilitation, Magaly Rodríguez García

Reference Points for Queer Identity in National Spaces of Central and Eastern Europe
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Agnieszka Koscianska
  • Mapping a Queer Geography in the Bohemian Lands, 1918-1948, Mark Cornwall
  • Russian Homophobia from Stalin to Sochi: Silence, Perspectives, Mobilization, Dan Healey
  • Silencing Sex: the Historical Politics of Hungarian Homosexuality, Anita Kurimay
  • Homosexuals and the Soviet Power: Suppression Mechanisms in the Latvian SSR, the 1960s-1980s, Ineta Lipsa
  • Lost Heritage and Inheritance – Finnish Carelian War Refugees and Queer Kinship, Antu Sorainen

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Making of the Female Criminal in Modern Era: a Global Perspective
Seminario 3, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Julia Torrie
  • Discussant: Louise Jackson
  • Murderous Mothers and Midwives: Role of Information Gathering and Surveillance Techniques in the Emergence of the Female Criminal in 19th Century India, Padma Anagol
  • Women Fighting. Amongst Assaults, Abuse and Affrays in 19th Century Sweden, Marie Eriksson
  • Without Mercy: the Race and Gender Politics of Executions in Colonial Zimbabwe, Lynette Jackson
  • Getting Intimate with the Captive Soldier in Nazi Germany: Unworthy Women and the Penal Decree of November 11 1939, Vandana Joshi
  • Trying the Female Criminal: State, Society, and Social Norms in Revolutionary Russia, Sharon Kowalsky

Crossroads of the Gendered Self
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Mónica Bolufer Peruga
  • Discussant: Isabel Burdiel’
  • Gender, Autobiography and Memory in the Travel Diary of the VI Count of Fernán Núñez, Carolina Blutrach-Jelín
  • Questioning the Gendered Mind: Women’s Romantic Self, and the Struggle over Female Authorship in Nineteenth-Century Spain, Mónica Burguera
  • Public or Private? A Consideration of Women’s War Diaries as Historical Artefacts, Anne Logan
  • Women Inspired by God? Personal Writings by Religious Founders in Nineteenth-Century Spain, Raúl Mínguez
  • Women’s gout and men’s impotence. Gendered illness experience and active involvement in the search for relief in 17th and early 18th century Spain, Carolin Schmitz

Sexualities in 1950s East Central Europe
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Dan Healey
  • Was the Socialist Sexual Imaginary Expanding or Contracting in 1950s East Germany?, Erik Huneke
  • How to build a Society of Equal Sexes and how to shy away from it. Shifting Expert Discourses and Policy Measures in 1950s Czechoslovakia, Katerina Liskova
  • The Womb of Happy Wives and Young Women Poured the Bright Present and the Brighter Future into the Light.” Sexual Knowledge Production and the Politics of Fertility in Stalinist Hungary, Gabor Szegedi
  • Homosexual Listings before and under State Socialism in Hungary, Judit Takács

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Gender, Deindustrialisation and Precarious Labour (2oth-21st Centuries)
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Arthur McIvor
  • Gender, Deindustrialization and Precarious Work in Italy since 1945, Eloisa Betti
  • Gender and Deindustrialisation in Post-socialist Europe: the Case of Croatia, Chiara Bonfiglioli
  • Gendering the Displaced Worker in Contemporary France, Jackie Clarke, Fanny Gallot

Crime and Gender, 1600-1900: A European Perspective
Aula 3, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Manon van der Heijden
  • Discussant: Pamela Cox
  • Female Crime and Household Control in Early Modern Frankfurt, Jeannette Kamp
  • Violence and Gender in the Mid-18th Century: a Comparison between Bologna and Rotterdam, Sanne Muurling
  • National Legal Systems, Regional Fears and Local Criminals: Explaining Gender Differences in Criminality in 19th Century Europe, Marion Pluskota
  • Comparative Perspectives on Crime: London and Amsterdam in the Early Modern Period, Ariadne Schmidt, Jaco Zuijderduijn
  • Dutch Newspaper Reporting of Sex Crimes, 1918-1939, Clare Wilkinson
  • Comparative Perspectives on Crime and Gender: London and Amsterdam in the Early Modern Period, Jaco Zuijderduijn, Ariadne Schmidt

Roundtable: From the Local to the Global: Relocating Women’s Labor History (Special labour session 2)
Aula 16, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Cristina Borderías
  • On Home Labors, Eileen Boris
  • Rethinking Women’s Work. A perspective from Spain, Mónica Burguera
  • Women, Unions, and Labor Federations, Silke Neunsinger
  • De-industrialization or Overlooking the Local?, Elise Van Nederveen Meerkerk

LGBTQ Heritage and History Across Twentieth Century Europe
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Matt Cook
  • LGBTQ Monuments and Memorials as Les Lieux de Mémoire, Claire Hayward
  • Female and male homosexuality in the files of criminal court procedures from 20th century Austria – Challenges and opportunities of a LGBTQ history project, Johann Karl Kirchknopf
  • Ticking the Boxes or Walking the Talk?: the Impact of Equality Policies on the Management and Curatorship of LGBTQ Heritage in England and Wales, Alison Oram
  • Compensation and Recognition of “Homosexuals” as Victims of Nazism in France (1945 until Today), Frédéric Stroh , Regis Schlagdenhauffen

Thursday, March 31

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Gendering French Colonial Histories
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Rebecca Rogers
  • Gendering Memories of Empire: Female Pied-Noir Activists in Postcolonial France, Claire Eldridge
  • Promise and Disillusionment in the Shape of a Woman: Conquistadors in La Florida and Nouvelle France, A Comparative Perspective, Daniel Murphree
  • Gendering the Social History of Rural Colonial Algeria, Jennifer Sessions

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Histories of Women’s Health and Reproductive Movements Worldwide
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Agata Ignaciuk
  • Discussant: Teresa Ortiz-Gómez
  • Shaping the Abortion Marketplace: Medical Authority, Self-help Gynecology, and Reproductive Politics, 1969-1976, Agnieszka Koscianska
  • What Happened After 1989: Sex Education and Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in Poland in the 1980s and 1990s, Judith Houck
  • “The Liberating Possibilities of Psychotherapeutic Techniques”: the Negotiation of Therapy and Politics in Women’s Liberation Movement Psychology Groups in 1970s England, Kate Mahoney
  • Transnational Reproductive Politics: Abortion Rights and Human Rights in Mexico and the United States, Jennifer Nelson

Narratives of Rape: Cultural, Legal and Historical Perspectives
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Ann Pheonix
  • Contesting Contemporary Case Law – Narratives of Rape in Cases from the Supreme Court of Sweden 1988-2013, Ulrika Andersson, Monika Edgren
  • Online Autobiographical Narratives of Sexual Violence, Lena Karlsson
  • Sexual Violence, Female Consent and Colonial Justice in the Belgian Congo (1908-1960), Amandine Lauro
  • Rape in the News: Narratives of Victim and Perpetrator of Sexual Violence in Swedish News Media, 1990-2015, Gabriella Nilsson

Kingship and Queenship in the Middle Ages I
Aula 8, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Lledo Ruiz Domingo
  • Aragonese Kingship after the Italian Conquest: Alfonso the Magnanimous’ Authority and Duties According to the Narrationes of his Neapolitan Privileges (1442-1458), Roxane Chila
  • De avibus et floribus: Significance and Symbolism of its Connection with the Queen during the High Middle Ages (XIIth-XIIIth Centuries), Diana Pelaz Flores
  • Sources for Late Medieval Queenship Revisited: the Case of Elionor of Sicily (1349-1375), Sebastian Roebert

Roundtable on Gender and Politics in the 20th Century
Aula 13, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Rachel Fuchs
  • Discussants: Chiara Bonfiglioli, Maria Bucur, Anne Epstein, Barbara Molony

Maids, Mothers and Matriarchs: European Women in Town
Salon de Grados, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Nina Koefoed
  • Premarital Pregnancy in Domestic Service: the Impact on the Life-cycle of Scottish Women, 1660-1830, Katie Barclay
  • All Women of a Certain Age? Life-Cycle Politics in Georgian England, Elaine Chalus
  • Town and Country: Negotiating Appropriate Sociability across the Life-cycles of Single Scottish Gentlewomen, 1760–1830, Alison Duncan
  • Independent Businesswomen or Deputies for Late Husbands? – Widowhood Uncovering Women in Early Modern Sweden, Niina Lehmusjärvi
  • The Stages of Women’s Lives in Late Victorian Painting, Kemile Moore
  • ‘All the Days of her Life:’ Spinster, Spouse, Mother, Widow: the Business of Life, Deborah Leigh Simonton

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rape and Sexual Violence in Early Modern Europe
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Marianna Muravyeva
  • ‘My Words Express my Purpose’: Proof and Consent in the History of Epitia, Rachel Holmes
  • The Deep Historical Roots of Rape Culture in (Post)Modern Soil, Satu Lidman
  • Proving Child Rape in Early Modern England: Virginity and the Hymen, Sarah Toulalan
  • Rape, Proof, and Culpability in Early Modern England and Wales, Garthine Walker

Kingship and Queenship in the Middle Ages II
Aula 8, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Covadonga Valdaliso
  • Visual Queenship: the Construction of Memory through Imagery in Medieval Portugal, Joana Ramôa Melo
  • The “Austrian” Power of the Queen of Naples, the Vileness of the Court and the Attempt to Dethron Her, Cinzia Recca
  • Regency and the Iberian Queens: Inevitability, Vocation or Provocation?, Ana Maria S. A. Rodrigues
  • Origins of a Queen. Marriage Strategies for Territorial Expansion and Legitimating Policy in the Medieval Monarchy, Lledo Ruiz Domingo

Exploring Trans Spain: Regulation, Pathologization and Representation of Gender Identity in Spain from 1970
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Hera Cook
  • The (Trans)Formation of Identity Categories Related to Gender Diversity. The Case of Trans Activism in Barcelona (Catalonia), Gerard Coll Planas , Miguel Misse
  • From True Transsexual to Transgender Diversity. The Evolution of Medical Assistance to Trans Persons in Spain (1970-2015), Jordi Mas Grau :
  • Participation in Competitive Sport of Transsexual and Intersex People: the Case of Spain, Sofía Pereira , Elena López-Cañada, José Devís-Devís, Jorge Fuentes-Miguel & Víctor Pérez-Samaniego
  • Spanish TRANSitions: Discourses on Transsexuality in Contemporary Spanish Film, Arnau Roig Mora

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Women, Comsumption and the Circulation of Ideas in South-Eastern Europe, XVIIth-XIXth Centuries
Seminario 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Maria Pakucs
  • Women Travelers as Consumers and Producers of Ideas: Perspectives from the Nineteenth-Century South-Eastern Europe, Evguenia Davidova
  • Women’s Fashion in Dalmatia at the End of 18th Century, Nina Katarina Simoncic
  •  Female Rhetoric before the Court and its Officials in the Republic of Dubrovnik (18th c.), Stanislava Slavica Stojan
  • “Curls and Forelocks”: Romanian Women Emancipation towards Luxury and Fashion, 1780-1850, Constanta Vintila-Ghitulescu :
  • Images of Greek Women (17th-18th c.) in the Collection of the Von Parish Kostümbibliothek in Munich, Artemis Yagou

Women’s Economic Spaces and Work
Aula 3, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Anne Mccants
  • Women and Money. Wealth Management Between Rights and Customs in the Kingdom of Naples (c. 16th – 18th), Gemma Colesanti , Paola Avallone & Raffaella Salvemini
  • Labour Migration of Rural Woman in South Bohemia from the Second Half of the Sixteenth Century to the First Half of the Nineteenth Century, Josef Grulich
  • Between Family and Market – a Feminist Story about Swedish Business Taxation 1928-1977, Åsa Gunnarsson, Lena Andersson-Skog
  • ‘Business Misses’: the Working Lives of Female Clerks and Secretaries in Interwar Britain, Nicole Robertson

Queer Politics and Race in the Postcolonial Era
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: David Minto
  • The Politics of Denial: AIDS Dissidence and International Treatment Activism in South Africa, Lindsay Branson
  • Racializing Solidarity: the West German New Left and the Development of International Gay Organizing, Christopher Ewing
  • An Incoherence of Rights: Debating Marriage Equality and Self-Determination in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, 2007-2012, Chelsea Schields

Theoretical Approaches to Gender and Sexualities: A Comparison Between Ancient and Contemporary History
Aula 12, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Irene Salvo
  • Discussant: Eileen Boris
  • Sexual Science, Gender and the Making of Sexual Knowledge, Jana Funke
  • Putting Women Back into Question: a Challenge in the Gender Era. Ancient Greek Material, New Program, New Results, Violaine Sebillotte Cuchet

Friday, April 1

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Women’s Work and the Atlantic Economy. Roundtable.
Seminario 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Carmen Sarasua
  • Discussants: Susan Amussen, Amy Froide, Ann Little, Rachel O’Toole, Allyson Poska

Dowries and Morning Gifts: A Comparative Perspective on Women and Property in Early Modern Italy and Sweden
Aula 1, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Silvia Evangelisti
  • Sanctioning Insubordination: Denial of Dowry and Patrimony in Early Modern Sweden, Mia Korpiola
  • Monastic Dowry Politics in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Bologna, Liise Lehtsalu
  • Widows and Morning Gift Property in Late Medieval Sweden, Tuula Rantala
  • A Family Matter or a Woman’s Choice? Kin Relationships, Female ork and Charity Institutions in Italian Dowry System (Turin, 18th Century), Beatrice Zucca Micheletto

Global Gender Equality Politics: Internationalization and Institutionalization
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Annika Berg
  • Discussants: Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney, Berteke Waaldijk
  • Anthology Institutionalizing Gender Equality, Ildikó Asztalos Morell, Yulia Gradskova, Heidi Kurvinen, Sara Sanders

Sexuality, Demography and Biopolitics
Aula 11 Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Jens Rydstrom
  • Save the Children, Bless the Abstinent, Damn the French. Demographic Transition and National Biopolitical Cultures (France and Belgium, 1870-1914), Wannes Dupont
  • Illegal Abortions in Finland during the 1950 Abortion Act, Miina Keski-Petäjä
  • The Unwanted Inheritance. Abortion on Eugenic Grounds in Sweden in the 1930´s and 1940´s, Lena Lennerhed

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Politics and Policing of Trafficking in Early Twentieth-Century France, Britain, Russia, and the United States
Aula 2 Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Liat Kozma
  • Coercion and Choice: Women’s Stories of Trafficking in Early Twentieth-Century France, Elisa Camiscioli
  • Morality, Mobility and Masculinity: Constructing the ‘Ideal’ Pimp or Trafficker in Late Imperial Russia, Philippa Hetherington
  • Sexual Surveillance and Moral Border Control, Jessica R. Pliley

Women, Peace and Violence
Aula 13, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Maria Sjöberg
  • The Great War in the Backyard: the Unsettling Case of a Rural Hit (wo)man, Tamas Bezsenyi
  • Alice Hemming, Commonwealth Feminism, and the Politics of Decolonization, 1947-1967, Nancy Forestell
  • Violent Women in Transnational Organized Crime: Overlooked Security Threats, Serena Simoni 

Spreading Conception and Contraception: Technology, Industry, Marketing and Consumers
Aula 10, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Teresa Ortiz-Gómez
  • Discussant: María Jesús Santesmases
  • Merchandising Contraceptives in the Age of the Pill: the Retail Pharmacy and Birth Control in 1960s Britain, Canada and America, Jessica Borge
  • Advertising Therapy, Selling Family Planning: Marketing of Oral Contraceptives in Spain (1960-1980), Agata Ignaciuk
  • Doctors, Firms and Patients. The Dissemination of the Pill in Germany in the 1960 and 1980s, Ulrike Thoms

Sex and the Self. From Pathology to Identity
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Julie Gammon
  • The Queer and the Self. Reconciling the Histories of Self and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century, Elwin Hofman
  • The Novel on an Invert – a Unique Testimony of Gay Life in Late Nineteenth Century Italy, Michael Rosenfeld
  • Medical Meanings of Sexual Impotence in Early Modern Europe, Michael Stolberg
  • Masculine Impotence: Disease, Sin or Perversity? The Case of Don Ventura María de Rija, Trialled for Impotence before the Ecclesiastic Court of Madrid in 1825, Marie Walin

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Travelling Women (1700-1900)
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Alfred Weiss
  • Discussant: Elisabeth Lobenwein
  • Between Different Levels. The Journeys of Anna Plochl (1804-1885), Middle-class Wife of Archduke John of Austria, Elke Hammer-Luza
  • Female Spa Guests in the 19th Century, Maria Heidegger
  • Reversed Gender Roles? Vagrant Women as Head of Early Modern Vagrant Groups, Martin Scheutz
  • Women Travel to Bad Ems – a Great Spa in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Christina Vanja
  • The First Women Dcoctors – between Mobility and Migration, Sabine Veits-Falk

Workers and Identity: Histories of Women in the Workplace
Seminario Ha Sciencia, Nivel 2

  • Chair and Disussant: Ryan Moeller
  • Women and the Reconstruction of Worker Identity in the Building Trades, Deborah Henry
  • Talking about Women of the Line: the Language of Marginalization in the Montana Copper Boom, Anne Marie Johnson
  • Using Antenarrative to Uncover Systems of Power in Mid-Twentieth Century Policies on Marriage and Maternity at IBM, Emily January Petersen
  • Remaking the Home, Work and the Surroundings: the Experience of the Working Women of Informal Delhi; from the 1960s to the present, Raka Roy

Transactions. Sexual Morality and Commodification
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Kari H. Nordberg
  • Male Homosexuality and Sex Tourism in Nineteenth-century Italy, Chiara Beccalossi
  • Selling “Liberating Vibrators,” Tastefully: Gender and Class in the Making of the Feminist Sex Toy Industry in 1970s America, Devin McGeehan Muchmore
  • The ‘Sexual Revolution’ and Youth Tourism in Western Europe, 1960s-1970s, Nikolaos Papadogiannis

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Women and Cultural Dynamics in Early Modern Age
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Gloria Franco Rubio
  • Disussant: Mónica Bolufer Peruga
  • To be a Woman and a Printer in the 18th Century, Alba De la Cruz Redondo
  • Women, Cultural Practices and Material Culture in Eighteenth Century Spanish Domestic Interiors, Natalia González Heras
  • Female Models in the Education of Nuns in the Spanish Early Modern Age, Ana Morte Acin
  • Women and the Book Trade in Early Modern Iberian Peninsula (1472-1700), Alejandra Ulla Lorenzo

Looking Backwards: Postwar Queer Britain and its Histories
Aula 11, Nivel 1

  • Chair and Discussant: Alison Oram
  • Cry Wolfenden: the Queer Afterlife of a Landmark Report from 1950s Britain, Brian Lewis
  • Towards an Intimate Atlantic: Transnational Precursors to Postwar Homophile Activism, David Minto
  • Making the Past Visible: Alan Turing, the Gay Left, and Queer Stories of 1950s Britain, Chris Waters

Saturday, April 2

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Female Bodies and Sexuality: Historical and Global Perspectives
Aula 1, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Bettina Brandt
  • Unleashed Witches and Loving Grannies. The Body of the Elderly Woman between External Spaces and Domestic Intimacy (XVI-XVII Centuries), Antonella Cagnolati
  • Gender and Sex in the Global 1968, Lessie Jo Frazier, Deborah Cohen
  • Gendered Bodies in Motion: Representation of Iranian Women Dancers in Public Places of Tehran, Elaheh Hatami
  • Blogging (over) Boundaries. Space and Body in the Experience of Polish Female Bloggers in the Nordic Countries, Agnieszka Stasiewicz-Bienkowska
  • Modern Spatialities: Gender, Sexuality, and the Senses in the Seaside Resort New Faliron of Piraeus, 1890-1920, Yannis Yannitsiotis

Masculinites, Power and Misogyny in the Twentieth Century
Aula 1, Nivel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Lessie Jo Frazier
  • Herstories Hiding One History? The Lost Masculinity of American Physical Therapy ca 1900, Anders Ottosson
  • Globalising Hegemonic Masculinity in 1950s and 1960s Corporate America, Stephen Patnode
  • Masculinity and the Urban World in Francoist Spain. A Cinematic Discourse Study through Surcos (Nieves Conde, 1951) and La ciudad no es para mi (Lazaga, 1966), Aintzane Rincón
  • Wife Abduction and Filipino Masculinities in the Sugar Plantations of 1920s-1930s Hawaii, Mina Roces
  • Gender and Race in Swedish Fascist Propaganda, 1930–1950, Beatrice Sundqvist

Women’s Writing, Biographies and Public Impact
Aula 2, Niel 0

  • Chair and Discussant: Luísa M. Antunes Paolinelli
  • Female Biographies, Social Work and Social Mobility: the Case of Early 20th-Century Finland, Johanna Annola
  • The First Feminist Wave in Brazil thought the Newspaper: a Família by Josefina Álvares de Azevedo (1888-1890), Isabela Campoi
  • Any Room for a Woman in the Newsroom? Two Journalistic Careers and Personas in Comparison, Reetta Hänninen
  • Feminist Health Publications during the Spanish Democratic Transition (1976-1982), Teresa Ortiz-Gómez
  • Swedish Women Online from the Middle Ages to the Present, Maria Sjöberg, Lisbeth Larsson
  • A Social Networrk Analysis of the Scholarly Publications on Spanish Women during the Spanish Civil War, Onur Yamaner

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Trafficking of Women and Children
Seminario 5, Nivel 1

  • Chair: Inga Thiemann
  • A Textual Analysis of Recent Film Representations of Trafficking, Jon Hackett
  • A Review of the Specific Recognition in Law of Women and Children as Victims of Human Trafficking, Mark Mackarel
  • An Exploration of Local Authorities and Third Sector Organisations Partnership and Management Arrangements to Support Victims of Human Trafficking, Chi Maher
  • Findings from a Qualitative Study of Female ‘Survivors’ of Trafficking in the UK, Carole Murphy

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Interdisciplinarity and the Interview
Seminario F, Nivel 1E

  • Chair: Donald Ritchie
  • ‘Is that too much?’: Interview Dynamics and Narratives of Sexuality, Hannah Charnock
  • ‘Tell us your Story’: Recruitment and Reflexivity in Oral Histories of Marriage in 20th Century Scotland, Rosemary Elliot, Andrea Thomson
  • Oral History Between the Two International Congresses of Historical Sciences (OH Table, San Francisco 1975 and Evening Session of OH, Jinan 2015) – What comes Next?, Miroslav Vanek
  • What Oral Historians Can Learn From Psychotherapists and Vice Versa, Valerie Yow

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Women’s Journalism in Mediterranean Europe (1850-1939)
Aula 2, Nivel 0

  • Chair: Tamar Groves
  • Discussant: Antonella Cagnolati
  • Women’s Contribution to the Press in Madeira: the Construction of the Modern Woman, Luísa M. Antunes Paolinelli
  • A Debate between Tradition and Emancipationism: the Italian Journal “La Donna”, Francesco Lambiase
  • Her Places? Lusophone Profiles, Isabel Maria da Cruz Lousada


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