Programme

Showing: Feminist Labour History (all days)
Tue 11 June
    11.00 - 12.30
    14.00 - 15.30

Wed 12 June
    09.00 - 10.30
    11.00 - 12.30
    14.00 - 15.30
    16.00 - 17.30

Thu 13 June
    09.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 12.30
    14.00 - 15.30
    16.00 - 17.30

Fri 14 June
    09.00 - 17.00

All days
Tuesday 11 June 2024 14.00 - 15.30
B153 -2 FEM1 Expert discourses and struggles around the regulation of women’s labour
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: E. Varsa
A. Gagyiova : “To the last drop”: Complicating the relationship of work and motherhood at the example of breastmilk donation in 1950s Hungary
N. Jarska : Women’s work and women’s health. Medical expertise and protective legislation in post-war Poland
E. Luif : Work or Hobby? Home-Based Work in the System of (Gendered) Labour Regulation in Interwar Austria



Wednesday 12 June 2024 09.00 - 10.30
B153 -3 FEM2 Women’s gendered forms of action and mobilization
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: L. Papastefanaki, S. Zimmermann
L. Azara : Women doing men's work. Italian policewomen in the 1960s and 1970s between discrimination, inequality and struggles for emancipation
S. Badgi : Beyond Trade Unions: Labour Activism Among Women Workers of the Újpest Jute Factory in the 1900s
E. Betti, L. Cerasi : Women Workers and the Cooperative Movement in Golden Age Italy between Production, Reproduction and Consumption: Forms of Mobilization and Representation
K. Linderoth : Wildcat strikes among public sector care workers in Sweden 1980-1990



Wednesday 12 June 2024 11.00 - 12.30
B153 -4 FEM3 Struggles around women’s un/paid work and social reproduction
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: L. Papastefanaki
G. Beck, C. Boss : Struggle over paid and unpaid domestic work within the Women’s liberation movement (WLM) in Geneva, Switzerland. Internal debates and strategies between subgroups (1971-1980)
E. Boris : Work Visas for Live-In Maids: Race, Gender, Citizenship, and the Crisis of Social Reproduction, the United States, 1965-1970
C. Boss, G. Beck : Struggle over paid and unpaid domestic work within the Women’s liberation movement (WLM) in Geneva, Switzerland. Internal debates and strategies between subgroups (1971-1980)
S. Karatepe : Breadwinner Family Model, Social Reproduction and the Semi-Proleterinization in the Late Ottoman Empire
O. Opassi : Gender Roles in the Yugoslav Fish Canning Industry: The Case of Delamaris



Wednesday 12 June 2024 14.00 - 15.30
B153 -5 FEM4 International platforms of women’s labour activism: Tensions and collaborations
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: E. Betti
S. Cagatay : Gendering labour internationalism: Turkish trade unionists and women in AID educational programs in the 1960s
J. Tesija : Social democrats and communists in the International Co-operative Women’s Guild, 1921-1939: Tensions and collaborations
J. Wolf : The founding of the Women’s Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation



Wednesday 12 June 2024 16.00 - 17.30
B115-6 FEM-WPL Women negotiating change in industrial workplaces across the 20th century
SAL
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: G. Akgöz
M. Chmielewska : The history of capitalism from below: Undergarment production in socialist and postsocialist small-town Poland, 1949-2023
D. Kirkby : Waterfront Women Navigating Male-Dominated Work
E. Robertson : On the Buses: Women Conductors and Drivers in the Australian Motorbus Industry
K. Wood : “Simply as cock and hen”: Australian women workers in the automobile industry


H137 -6 FEM5 Tensions around women’s labour leadership: A biographical approach to the history of women’s labour activism
SAL 32.6
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: F. Laot
A. Cova : Cécile Brunschvicg (1877-1946) and the politics of women’s work in a transnational gender perspective
R. Percy : ‘The good woman leader is the most womanly person. She doesn’t imitate men’: Female labour leadership in the early twentieth century
M. Tamboukou : The agonistics of love: eros in the labour movement
E. Varsa : “No one has raised their voice for the Gypsy, who works honestly and has always been outsider the law”: Mária László’s labour activism in 1930s-1950s Hungary



Thursday 13 June 2024 11.00 - 12.30
B153 -8 FEM-EMP Women confronting gender, racial and religious segregation in the field of labour and labour activism in (post)colonial contexts
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: B. Bush, A. Clark, L. Tabili
E. Barattini : “El fruto de su trabajo”: patrocinadas’ _labor and lawsuits in colonial Cuba (1880-1886)
C. Fauroux : French women’s and colonized forced laborers’ work in the war plants in France in 1939-1940
P. Ghosh : Constructing Subaltern Counterpublics through “Women’s Work”: Understanding Naga Women’s unique methods of Resistance
M. Sen : Re)Inventing Feminism within the Discourse of Class-Struggle: Women and Intellectual History in the Trade Union Movement of Late Colonial Bengal; an Alternative Narrative of Decolonisation (1920-1947)


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