Tag Archives: gender

Call for Papers – Hard and Soft Power: questions of race, intimacy and violence in the comparative colonial toolkit

Readers of the blog will hopefully be interested in submitting an abstract for the below conference, held at the University of Kent in July. See strand 3 on ‘colonial intimacy’ in particular. First deadline for proposals is 16th March, but … Continue reading

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Reflections on ‘Chocolate, women and empire’ by Emma Robertson

I am currently in the process of reviewing Emma Robertson’s Chocolate, women and empire for the Women’s History Review, and am very much enjoying it. Though you’ll have to wait on WHR for the official review, something that occurred to … Continue reading

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Announcements: Workshop on Intimacy and Mission History, and Recent Publications

You might be interested in this workshop on the role of emotions and intimacy in the history of Christian missions. >> Investigating the Intimate in Mission Histories 17 October 2012 (9 am – 5 pm) and 18 October 2012 (9 … Continue reading

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New Release! (Esme Cleall, Missionary Discourses of Difference)

I just want to do a quick announcement today: our very own Esme Cleall has a book hot off the press! Entitled Missionary Discourses of Difference: Negotiating Otherness in the British Empire, 1840-1900, Esme’s book interrogates the ways in which … Continue reading

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‘Home and Away: Girls of the British Empire’ and other announcements

This is a very belated announcement about the Girl Museum‘s fabulous new exhibition, ‘Home and Away: Girls of the British Empire.’ I was lucky to be in Melbourne at the excellent conference on colonial girls and colonial girlhood when the … Continue reading

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Announcements: 23 April 2011

Conference Announcements ‘For Love or Money?: Historical Perspectives on Gender and Emotional Labour’ 2 July 2011, University of the West of England, Bristol The 18th annual conference of the West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network. Confirmed speakers … Continue reading

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