CfP International Conference Contemporaries: women politicians, workers and Society Movers . Santiago de Compostela.

This international conference, marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Juana de Vega,has political, economic, and social perspectives and seeks to improve and disseminateknowledge about women who were contemporaries of de Vega—a diverse group from the 19thcentury and first third of the 20th century. The conference is organized in three sessions thatwill each revolve around presentations by two renowned specialists on that session’s theme. Itseeks papers that give visibility to women from the period who were decisive in the process, yetunfinished, of normalizing women’s presence in all kinds of social, political, economic, andcultural contexts.

Paper Submissions
Papers that are framed within gender studies and that fall within the broad time span definedby the life of the honoree, regardless of geographic reference or context (rural/urban), will bewelcome. There will be room for works carried out using diverse sources and methodologicalperspectives (case studies, comparative studies, theoretical approaches, methodologicalreflections, commentaries on historical sources and their potentials and weaknesses, etc.), withinterdisciplinary views being especially appreciated. The intent is to offer different perspectivesthat promote a better understanding of the dynamics of transformation of gender stereotypesand that make visible women’s agency in different historical contexts.
Paper proposals of 250–300 words, indicating the sessions to which they are addressed,accompanied by brief CVs (200 words) may be sent until April 29, 2022, to: ana.cabana@usc.es.
The final program and list of accepted papers will be made public on May 6, 2022. Deadline forpapers will be September 30, 2022.
Papers may have different formats: a) lengthy summary of 8–10 pages that may include tables,graphs, etc.; b) complete paper of 15–20 pages accompanied by a brief abstract (150 words); c)poster.
Provisional Calendar

  • Launch of conference and call for papers: February 21 to April 29, 2022
  • Communication with authors of accepted proposals: May 6, 2022
  • Provisional programme: May 30, 2022
  • Deadline for papers: September 30, 2022
  • Final programme: October 6, 2022
  • Conference: October 20–21, 2022

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