Fabrizio Borchi

Workshop: New Histories of Women’s Lives. Methodology, Theory, and Practice

Date: 10th March 2023, 10.00-17.00 Location Sala degli Stemmi (Villa Salviati) and Online Programme and Registration: https://www.eui.eu/events?id=554336 This one-day workshop brings together EUI Early Career Researchers, with support from the Scuola Normale Firenze and the Central European University, who are working broadly on the history of women’s lives and aims to examine new approaches to women’s […]

New Histories of Women’s Lives Methodology, Theory, and Practice

Workshop on 10 March 2023 Venue: Sala degli Stemmi – Villa Salviati, Florence, Italy,  and via Zoom This workshop gathers early-career scholars working broadly on the topic of women’s lives. The workshop features panels on ‘Non-Conforming Selves and Otherness: Early Modern and Modern Approaches to Women’s Lives’ and ‘Contemporary Encounters: Sources, Methods, Practices’. The workshop […]

Call for Papers – Queer dis-eases: disruptive histories, politics, and bodies

Conference at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy 22 – 23 May 2023 Deadline for submission of proposals: 31st January Disciplines: Humanities and Arts, Political and Social Sciences, Medicine, and more. Modalities: You can propose papers, performances, workshops, and any other format that you think suits the conference. Queering is a productive point of departure […]

Reflections on Gendered Democracies in Europe

The Department of History together with the Robert Schuman Center host the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture, delivered by Dr Anna Gwiazda (King’s College London). 29 November 2022, 17.00 – 19.00 Theatre – Badia Fiesolana, and via Zoom How are contemporary representative democracies gendered? The first strand of research has focused on the male domination of democracy, […]

Lecture – Sex during the Cold War: Sex Education in Socialist Poland

The Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group hosts a talk by Professor Agnieszka Kościańska discussing her book “To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education” (New York 2021). The talk will be followed by a discussion moderated by HEC researcher, Marta Chmielewska. In To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education, Koscianska […]

Ursula Hirschmann lecture 2021 – video recording

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, the former President of the UK Supreme Court, gave the 2021 Ursula Hirschmann Lecture. The Regulation of Human Reproduction was the crucial and timely topic Lady Hale discussed from judicial, social, ethical and political perspectives. She addressed issues around family planning in diverse settings including surrogacy and sperm donation. […]