Migrating feminisms

Budapest - January 2006

International conference organized by...

  • The Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University in Budapest, in conjunction with the Department's celebration of its 10th anniversary, and The European Journal of Women's Studies

Co-sponsored by...


Thursday, January 26th, 6:30 p.m.

Mary Evans and Kathy Davis
European Journal of Women's Studies and Its European Legacies,
Presentation of the European Journal of Women's Studies
Location: Gellner Room, CEU, Nador u. 9, 1051 Budapest

Friday, January 27, 2006
Location: Tóth István György Room, CEU, Nador ut. 9, 1051 Budapest.

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and informal discussion

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome:
Allaine Cerwonka, Head of the Department of Gender Studies
Mary Evans, co-Editor of European Journal of Women's Studies

10:20 - 10:40 Kornelia Slavova (Sofia University)
"After the Future: The Paradoxes of Postcommunism and Postfeminism"

10:40 - 11:00 Barbara Einhorn (University of Sussex),
"Citizenship in an Enlarging Europe: Contested Strategies"

11:00 - 11:30 Discussion

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 - 12:20 Andrea Peto (CEU)
"Reproductive Rights and 'New Feminism'. Neo-Conservative Women Politicians in Eastern Europe"

12:20-12:40 Nadezda Cacinovic University of Zagreb
"Traditional Structures: Short-Term Gender Role Reversal in the Nineties, Some Case Studies from Croatia"

12:40 - 13:10 Discussion

13:10 - 15:00 Lunch break
15:00 - 15:20 Marina Blagojevic (Institute for Sociological and Criminological Research, Belgrade)
"Migrating Gender Scholar: Epistemic and Other Consequences"

15:20 - 15:40 Allaine Cerwonka (CEU)
"Border Troubles for Traveling Feminist Thought"

15:40 - 16:00 Linda Fisher (CEU)
"Knowledge and Lived Experience: Do Theories Have Nationalities?"

16:00 - 16: 40 Discussion

16:40 - 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 - 18:00 Francisca de Haan (CEU)
Krassimira Daskalova (St.Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia)
Anna Loutfi (CEU)

"Their Lives - Our Frameworks. Historical and Theoretical Questions Raised by a New Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements and Feminisms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, 19th and 20th Centuries."

Presentation of A Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements and Feminisms. Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, 19th and 20th Centuries, ed. by De Haan, Daskalova and Loutfi, CEU Press 2006.

18:00 - 18:30 Final discussion

The conference has been organized with the help of SAGE Publications and CEU Special and Extension Programs.