University of Southern Denmark
Time: 22-25 May 2013
Venue: University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Deadline: 26.10.2012, Conference-Webiste
The three hundred year period between 1650 and 1950 traces the emergence, diversification, and developing hegemony of the town in the history of Europe. As places which fostered and disseminated key social, economic, political and cultural developments, towns were central to the creation of gendered identities and the transmission of ideas across local, national and transnational boundaries.
This network of established and postgraduate historians from thirteen countries is examining the ways that the European urban experience was gendered over time and across borders, and their research and subsequent publications will revolve around the operation of gender in three distinct, but interrelated, areas of … read more (Web)