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Conference: Journal of Women's History, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul Bilgi University Conference: Changing Feminist Paradigms and Cultural Encounters: Women's Experiences in Eastern Mediterranean History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries June 7-9, 2013, İstanbul June 7, Friday: Cultural Heritage Museum Seminar Room, Boğaziçi University 9:30-10:30 Opening Speeches Jean Quataert (Binghamton University, Co-editor, Journal of Women’s History) Leigh Ann Wheeler (Binghamton University, Co-editor, Journal of Women’s History) Arzu Öztürkmen (Boğaziçi University, Journal of Women’s History) 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 11:00-12:30 Women Pioneers, Agency, and Activism Chair: Leigh Ann Wheeler (Binghamton University, Co-editor, Journal of Women’s History) Ana Stjelja (Independent Scholar), Historical Patterns of Women’s Activism in the Region: The Case of Serbian Writer Jelena J. Dimitrijevic (1862-1945) Nevila Pahumi (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Visions of a Petite Diplomate: Paraskevi Kyrias and “Albania” at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919 Umut Azak (Okan University)/Henk de Smaele (University of Antwerp), National and Transnational Dynamics of Women's Activism in Turkey in the 1950s and 1960s: The Story of the IWC Branch in Ankara 12:30-14:00 Lunch Break 14:00-15:30 Can We Speak of “Women”? Different Agendas, Different Feminisms Chair: Benita Roth (Binghamton University, Associate Editor, Journal of Women’s History) Amany Soliman (Alexandria University), Non-Muslim Feminists in Egypt's Early 20th Century: A Double Challenge Başak Tuğ (İstanbul Bilgi University), The Alternative Modernity of Sabiha Sertel’s Cicianne 15:30-16:00 Coffee Break 16:00-17:00 Education, Agency and Nationalism Chair: Arzu Öztürkmen (Boğaziçi University, Journal of Women’s History) Ellen Fleishmann (University of Dayton), Education and Agency in Early Twentieth-Century Lebanon: Women Educated “Under an American Roof” Nadya Sbaiti (Five College), Separate in our Togetherness? Education for Women and Nation in Interwar Lebanon June 8, Saturday Santral Residence, "Board of Trustees Meeting Room", İstanbul Bilgi University 9:30-11:00 Reconstructing the Untold Experiences Chair: Jean Quataert (Binghamton University, Co-editor, Journal of Women’s History) Ebru Aykut (Mimar Sinan University), Home-Rebels in the Late Ottoman Empire: Murderous Wives and Female Arsonists Nadezhda Alexandrova (Sofia University), Bulgarian Women in Istanbul in the 1860s and 1880s Yavuz Selim Karakışla (Boğaziçi University), Nursing in the Ottoman Empire, 1854-1923 11:00-11.30 Coffee Break 11:30-13:00 Gendered Experiences of Inclusion and Exclusion Chair: Elisa Camiscioli (Binghamton University, Book Review Editor, Journal of Women’s History) Gülhan Balsoy (Işık University), The Women of the Haseki Women’s Hospital and Being a Poor and Lonely Woman in Late Nineteenth-Century Istanbul Kent Schull (Binghamton University), State Patriarchy and Gendered Incarceration: Women, Children, and Prison Reform in the Late Ottoman Empire Liat Kozma (Hebrew University), The Traffic in Women and Children in the Middle East in the Interwar Period 13:00-14:30 Lunch Break 14:30-16:00 Challenging the Nationalist Historiographies Chair: Yeşim Arat (Boğaziçi University, Journal of Women’s History) Zeynep Türkyılmaz (Dartmouth College), Being the Mother for Others’ Daughters: Maternal Colonialism and the Female Nation-Builders of the Turkish Republic Rezzan Karaman (University of California, Los Angeles), The Formation of Gender Roles within the Context of Kurdish National Discourse in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries. Selda Tuncer (Middle East Technical University), Going Public: Women’s Everyday Experiences of Public Space in Modern Turkey 16:00-16:30 Coffee Break 16:30-18:00 Roundtable Discussion Moderator: Nükhet Sirman (Boğaziçi University) Feminist Publishing in Turkey and the US: Comparative Histories and Experiences June 9 , Sunday Cultural Heritage Museum Seminar Room, Boğaziçi University 9:00-11:30 Discourses on Women Chair: Suraiya Faroqhi (İstanbul Bilgi University) Ceyda Karamürsel (University of Pennsylvania), Re-reading the Second Constitutional Era through Women and Slavery Eftymia Kanner (University of Athens), Communal Interaction, Discourses on Women’s Rights and Feminist Interventions from the Ottoman Reform Era to the Early Turkish Republic Katerina Dalakoura (University of Crete), Discourses on Women’s Emancipation in Greek Women’s Journals (1880-1911): “Feminisms” in Ottoman context 11:30-12.00 Coffee Break 12:00-13:30 Closing Remarks 14:00-18:00 Visit to Topkapı Palace and Harem http://journalofwomenshistory.org/?p=983 Gülhan Balsoy Isik University Department of Humanities --