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
- 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. (...)
- 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.
- A. Sharrock and A. Keith (eds), Maternal Conceptions in Classical Literature and Philosophy, University of Toronto Press, Toronto (Phoenix Supplementary Volumes, 57), 2020 (February).
- Allison Surtees and Jennifer Dyer, Exploring Gender Diversity in the Ancient World, A. Surtees and J. Dyer (eds), Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2020 (March).
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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