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International Conference

“Women’s Labour Activism in Eastern Europe and Beyond, 19th and 20th Centuries”

Central European University, Vienna, 14-16 October 2021

Call for Contributions

Conference Program

Please note that this conference is an authors workshop and attendance is only open to invited participants.

2nd ZARAH Annual International Workshop

Vienna, 11-13 October 2021

International experts:

Birgitta Bader-Zaar (University of Vienna)

Dorothy Sue Cobble (Rutgers University)

Brigitte Studer (University of Bern)

During the Annual International Workshops, the ZARAH Team discusses its approach and findings with external experts on the history of women’s labour activism internationally, in the ZARAH region, and in other countries and regions. ZARAH Team members present elements of their component studies and the ZARAH collaborative work, and (depending on their preferences) the external experts may present their own work.

Workshop Program

The participants (except international expert Birgitta Bader-Zaar and Program Manager Lukas Neissl) of the Second Annual International Workshop

ZARAH Public Lecture

Brigitte Studer
Travelling for the Global Revolution: A New Perspective on the Communist International
11 October 2021, 17:40-19:10 (hybrid event)

Invitation (including registration information)

Book Launch on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Central European University, Department of Gender Studies/Department of History, 8 March 2021, 17:30 (online event)

Two New Books on the History of Women’s Activism

Veronika Helfert (Postdoctoral Fellow, CEU), Women, Stand up! A Women’s and Gender History of the Austrian Revolution and Council Movement, 1916-1924 (in German). Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2021, 399 pages, ISBN: 978-3-8471-1184-9

Susan Zimmermann (University Professor, CEU), Women’s Politics and Men’s Trade Unionism. International Gender Politics, Female IFTU Trade Unionists and the Workers’ and Women’s Movements of the Interwar Period (in German). Vienna, Löcker Verlag, 2021, 720 pages, ISBN 978-3-99098-026-2

Invitation (including registration information)

1st ZARAH Annual International Workshop

Vienna, 14-17 October 2020

International experts:

Claudia Kraft, Professor of Contemporary History, University of Vienna

Silke Schwandt, Professor of Digital History and Medival History, Bielefeld University

Samita Sen, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, University of Cambridge

During the Annual International Workshops, the ZARAH Team discusses its approach and findings with external experts on the history of women’s labour activism internationally, in the ZARAH region, and in other countries and regions. ZARAH Team members present elements of their component studies and the ZARAH collaborative work, and (depending on their preferences) the external experts may present their own work.

Workshop Program

The participants (except international expert Silke Schwandt and Program Manager Lukas Neissl) of the First Annual International Workshop

ZARAH Public Lectures

Samita Sen
Left out of the Left: Gender and Class in Domestic Workers’ Unionisation in India
14 October 2020, 17:30

Invitation

Claudia Kraft
Spaces of Knowledge and Gender Regimes: From Double Marginalization to a Gendered History of Knowledge of Central and Eastern Europe
15 October 2020, 17:30

Invitation

ZARAH project presentation before the CEU community

Vienna, 24 September 2020
 
On 24 September 2020, the ZARAH Team presented the project to students enrolled in Academic Year 2020-2021.
 
Visible on the picture Alexandra Ghit and Jelena Tešija and in the background Program Manager Lukas Neissl and Principal Investigator Susan Zimmermann providing technical support (CEU Vienna Campus).