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Fat bodies in the early modern world

Frankfurt / Edinburgh / online; deadline CfP Jan 15, 2022

On June 28-30, the conference "Fat bodies in the early modern world" takes place onsite in Frankfurt and Edinburgh as well as online. In the emerging field of Fat Studies, historical overviews about the perception and representation of fat and dieting tend to focus on the 19th and 21st centuries. More recent studies, however, have…

Silence is (not) an option – Re-thinking oral history post-MeToo

Brussels / deadline CfP May 15, 2022

On November 17 and 18, the Belgian network for gender history organizes the symposium 'Silence is (not) an option, Re-thinking oral history post-MeToo' in Brussels, Belgium. Silence occurs in every oral history interview and comes in many forms. Some silences are striking, others are barely noticeable. Some express comfort, others discomfort. Some signify a refusal…