Conference: Gender, Religion and Power


Registration is now open for our interdisciplinary conference

Saturday 21 September, Birkbeck, University of London

Please register here

Both religion and power are salient research subjects within gender and women’s history. These subjects have particularly attracted recent attention in discussions of hegemonic structures, as researchers have evaluated the effectiveness of using power as a means to evaluate relationships between and amongst men and women. Understandings of patriarchy, and its multitudinous nature have arisen. These two topics have also inspired conversation about agency of those who seem to willingly submit themselves to religion and power structures. This is a multidisciplinary conference which analyses the historical links between gender and religion, gender and power, or all three.

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Keynote speakers:
Professor Kate Cooper (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Professor Clare Midgley (Sheffield Hallam University)

Provisional Programme:


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