About Eugesta

EuGeStA is an international network which brings together European researchers working from the perspectives developed in Gender Studies in different disciplinary fields of Antiquity : literature, philosophy, history, history of art, history of religion, law, medicine, economics, archaeology…

The institutional members of EuGeStA are the universities of

Basel (Lead: Henriette Harich), Bern (Lead:Thomas Späth), Exeter (Lead: Rebecca Langlands), Fribourg (Lead: Véronique Dasen), Lille (lead: Jacqueline Fabre-Serris), Manchester (Lead: Alison Sharrock), Munich (Lead: Therese Fuhrer), the Open University (Lead : James Robson), Paris 1 (Lead: Violaine Sebillotte-Cuchet), Toronto (Lead: Alison Keith), Turin (Lead: Federica Bessone) and UCLA (Lead: Giulia Sissa).

There are two kinds of activities undertaken :

  • the organisation of seminars rotating between the partner universities of the network
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  • the maintenance of a website which is concerned to promote contacts and exchanges between researchers and students.


Editor: JACQUELINE FABRE-SERRIS
Scientific committee: FEDERICA BESSONE, CLAUDE CALAME, VERONIQUE DASEN, THERESE FUHRER, HENRIETTE HARICH, ALISON KEITH, HELEN KING, REBECCA LANGLANDS, ALISON SHARROCK, VIOLAINE SEBILLOTTE-CUCHET, GIULIA SISSA, THOMAS SPAETH

How about

  • Panel "The feminine question among Italian and French humanists. I. Debates/II. Representations", org. L. Boulègue (UPJV) et S. Gambino-Longo (U. Lyon), RSA 67th Annual Meeting, Dublin, 30 mars - 2 avril 2022.
  • Le genre du luxe dans le monde grec ancien
    Journée d'études organisée par Florence Gherchanoc et Noémie Villacèque.
    Vendredi 3 décembre 2021, 10 h - 18 h. Université de Paris  (...)
  • Anthropologie des poétiques anciennes
    organisation: Claude Calame, avec la collaboration de Sandra Boehringer
    EHESS (centre AnHiMA et CRAL)
    4 journées d'études (10 octobre, 30 janvier, 13 mars, 5 juin) (...)
  • Sujet poétique, sujet érotique dans l'Antiquité gréco-romaine: histoire, philosophie, psychanalyse
    Journée d'étude organisée par Sandra Boehringer et Claude Calame
    20 novembre 2021 (...)
  • Next EuGeStA conference : Women’s Collective in Classical Antiquity (and Beyond)
    This Conference is organized by Alison Keith and will take place at the University of Toronto on 3-4 June 2022. (...)
  • E. D. Carney and S. Müller (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Women and Monarchy in the Ancient Mediterranean World, Routledge, London. 
  • R. Cid López, A. Domínguez Arranz, R. M. Marina Sáez, Madres y familias en la Antigüedad: patrones femeninos en la transmisión de emociones y de patrimonio. Estudios históricos La Olmeda. Piedras angulares. Oviedo: Trea, 2021.
  • K. Kapparis, Women in the law courts of classical Athens. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2021.
  • C. Neri, Saffo, testimonianze e frammenti: introduzione, testo critico, traduzione e commento. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2021.
  • C. E. Schultz, Fulvia: playing for power at the end of the Roman republic. Women in antiquity. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2021.
  • Emily A. Hemelrijk, Verborgen levens, publieke figuren. Romeinse vrouwen buiten Rome, Amsterdam: Athenaeum, 2021. 
  • Emily A. Hemelrijk, Women and Society in the Roman World, Cambridge, 2021. Editor's website.
  • The special issue of Ágora: Estudos Clássicos em Debate, entitled "Gynecia: Rodrigo de Castro Lusitano e a tradição médica antiga sobre ginecologia e embriologia" [Gynecia: Rodrigo de Castro Lusitano and the ancient medical tradition about gynaecology and embryology"] is now available here.
  • Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity, ed. by Jacqueline Fabre-Serris, Florence Klein et Alison Keith, Trends in Classics, De Gruyter, 2021.

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Call for papers

  • Call for papers for a 'distributed conference' scheduled to run over the fall and winter of 2021-2022
    Power, Royal Agency, and Elite Women in the Hellenistic and Roman World
    The Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies
  • Call for Papers for the ‘Queer and the Classical: Critical Futures, Critical Feelings’ conference, running online out of Oxford on 20-21 February 2021

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