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CFP / proposed session ESSHC 2016 / Women and Labour under Colonial Rule (19th and 20th centuries)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Session proposal for the ESSHC 2016, Labour Network

 

Event: European Social Science History Conference, 2016

Date: 30 March - 2 April 2016

Location: Valencia

 

Organizer: Daniëlle Teeuwen, Wageningen University and Research Centre

 

Proposed session:

Women and Labour under Colonial Rule (19th and 20th centuries)

 

Call for Papers Conference “Gender, household labour relations and (post)colonialism, 1800-present”

Date: 25-27 July 2016

 

Venue: Universitas Gajah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

 

In recent decades, postcolonial studies have increasingly looked at the role of gender in colonial relations. Inspiring work by scholars such as Catherine Hall, Phillipa Levine, Anne McClintock, and Ann Stoler, has tremendously deepened our knowledge on how gender relations were constituted, and how in turn they shaped colonial relations around the world. While work and household labour relations have surfaced in these studies, they have not been the focus of attention.

 

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