Location: European University Institute (Florence) and online -- 19 April 2022

We are delighted to announce the upcoming workshop

Women on the Right: Politics and Social Action in Comparative and Transnational Perspective, 1870s-1990s

The workshop is organised within the framework of “Who Cares in Europe?”, by Clarisse Berthezène, Laura Lee Downs and Julie Gottlieb




Judith SZAPOR (McGill University), The Limits of Right-Wing Women’s Rights Activism under a Counter-Revolutionary Regime: The Case of Hungary    

Camille CLERET (Sciences Po), ‘Joan of Arc was Nationalist and Feminist without a Label’. Women’s Engagement in the Action française (1898-1940)

Anca Diana AXINIA (EUI), ‘Emancipation’ from the (Far) Right: Gender and Political Action in the Romanian Legionary Movement


Zeynep BURSA-MILLET (EHESS), A Turkish Woman between Sufi Islam, Gender and the Cold War: The Contradictory Path of Samiha Ayverdi (1905-1993)

Lauren STOKES (Northwestern University), Women’s Role in the Rise of Small Right-Wing Anti-Immigration Groups in Germany during the 1980s and 1990s

Krista COWMAN (University of Leicester), Comments for the conclusion