Tuesday September 16th, 2014 & it was time to head to Bradford University to find out Is Gender Still Relevant?
For a group of early career scholars the conference began with Caron King's workshop on Imposter Syndrome
And then after tea and coffee, and a welcome from Brian Cantor (University of Bradford VC), Roberta Gilchrist gave an eye-opening intro to the conference.
Next, IDENTITIES PAST AND PRESENT, explored how the historical disciplines approach gendered pasts and current practices.
First up, Ray Laurence, Writing the past together: more balance, less bias
...then Irene Salvo on Gender Identities and Religion: Past and Present
Hera Cook on Father and husbands, seducers and lechers: masculine identities and the double standard in Edwardian England
Yağmur Heffron asked Who is Doing the Picking? Women’s Inclusion into Unskilled Archaeological Labour in Turkey