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Conversations on Europe - 100 years of Women's Suffrage: Women in Europe Today

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topics
europe, feminism, human rights, political dissent
Sponsor
Co-Sponsored by the European Union Center; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP); Women's Resource Center
Location
WGGP Conference Room, 345 Armory Building, 505 E. Armory Avenue
Date
Sep 18, 2018   11:00 am  
Contact
Paul S Myers
E-Mail
psmyers2@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

For the first installment of Conversations on Europe for the 2018-19 academic year, please join us for an interactive virtual roundtable discussion of women’s participation in politics in Europe 100 years since women first began to gain the right to vote.  Our panel of experts will provide historical context and discuss how the past informs the present European political landscape.  Audience participation is welcome.

Moderator
Jae-Jae Spoon, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

Panelists
Melanie Hughes, Department of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
Mona Lena Krook, Rutgers University
Karen Offren, Independent Scholar
June Purvis, University of Portsmouth

Hosted by the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional videoconference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at Pitt and at remote sites in the US and Europe.  Conversations on Europe is made possible through generous support from the European Commission.

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