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Global and Comparative Feminisms in the Long Nineteenth Century

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
St Luke's Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory


Professors Kathryn Gleadle and Marilyn Booth are hosting a one-day event on 'Global and Comparative Feminisms in the Long Nineteenth Century’

Free lunch and refreshments provided. This event is free of charge but booking is essential. Click here to book


11 AM Coffee and informal introductions

11.20 AM – 11.30 AM Welcome and opening remarks

Professor Marilyn Booth (Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud Professor in the Study of the Contemporary Arab World, Magdalen College)

Professor Kathryn Gleadle (Professor of Gender and Women's History, Mansfield College)

11. 30 AM – 12.30 PM Session one: Caribbean and the Middle East

Daughters of Africa: Black Feminism and Pan-Africanism in the Caribbean and US

Dr Imabong Umoren (Career Development Fellow, Pembroke College)

Ancient Greeks and Modern Gladstones: “Europe”, Histories of Patriarchy, and Feminist Recognitions in 1890s Egypt

Professor Marilyn Booth

Respondent: Dr Jaclyn Granick (Newton International Fellow, History Faculty)

Chair: Professor Elleke Boehmer (Director of TORCH, Professor of World Literature, English Faculty)

1.15 PM – 2.15 PM Session two: India and USA/UK

‘Indian Women, Suffrage, and Changing Definitions of International Feminism

Dr Sumita Mukherjee (Lecturer in the History of Migration, University of Bristol)

Class and Feminism in Turn of the Century Britain and America

Dr Ruth Percy (Lecturer in Modern British and American History, St Hilda’s College)

Respondent: Dr Kerrie Thornhill (International Gender Studies Centre, Lady Margaret Hall)

Chair: Professor Maria Misra (Lecturer in Modern History, Keble College)

2.30 PM – 3.30 PM Roundtable debate and tea

Professor Antoinette Burton (Illinois University)

Associate Professor Erica Charters (Director, Oxford Centre for Global History)

Dr Rowena Kennedy-Epstein (University of Bristol)

Chair: Professor Kathryn Gleadle


With support from TORCH and the Centre for Gender, Identity and Subjectivity


Please email Zoe Thomas, the Coordinator for CGIS with any queries:

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