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Women’s Activism at the 3rd Swiss Congress of Historical Science, 7-9 February 2013

Women's Activism

Join Routledge authors Francisca de Haan and Karen Offen for a panel on balancing local and global concerns in historic international women’s organisations.

Taking place at the University of Freiburg from 7th to 9th February 2013, this year’s Swiss Congress of Historical Science will explore the impact of the local-global dichotomy in history and historical research.

Routledge History authors Francisca de Haan and Karen Offen will take to the stage on Saturday 9th February, bringing their wealth of experience on global feminist movements and women’s activism to a panel on “Balancing Local and Global Concerns in International Women's Organizations”. Join them from 3pm for papers on the Nederlandse Vrouwenbeweging, the Women's International Democratic Federation and the International Council of Women.

You can read more about the conference, and Francisca's and Karen’s papers here.


Francisca is the editor of Women’s Activism (Routledge, 2012),
Karen is the editor of Globalizing Feminisms, 1789-1945 (Routledge, 2009) and a contributor to Women’s Activism.

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