Women, Money and Markets, 1600-1900: "Female Economies"

Published on 2 January 2020 par Institut du genre

Organizers : Barbara Straumann, Eva Brugger, Olivia Biber

The conference will address women’s relationship to money and their participation in trade, banking, finance, forms of investment, speculation, gambling, consumerism, business and household management, wage labour, care work, charity and various other practices of exchange. The conference is interdisciplinary in nature, bridging literature, material culture, gender studies, economic history and feminist economics, and aims to relate the debates of past periods to modern-day issues concerning the presence and position of women in the economy and media.

June 10-12, 2020
Universität Zürich (Switzerland)

Deadline for submissions : February 10, 2020

Call for papers