19/04/2022

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

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PROGRAMME

 9.30am-12.30pm

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

 2.30pm-4.45pm

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