Circulating Gender in the Global Enlightenment: Ideas, Networks, Agencies (CIRGEN)

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Here you will find information about CIRGEN’s own activities and also about activities in which CIRGEN participates.

Note: Due to the situation caused by COVID-19, it is possible that some of the activities may be canceled, delayed or maintained. Some of the maintained ones may be broadcasted online. We will keep you informed, and hope that we all will be able to return to a normal situation soon. If you need confirmation of an event, write us to

June 16

USTC History and the Book Conference. Gender and the book trades. St Andrews (Scotland). Read more.

Laura Guinot will attend the Gender and the book trades conference in June 2021.

November 17

Conference Sociedad Iberoamericana de Historia de las Emociones y la Experiencia (SIHEX). Mexico City (Mexico). Read more.

CIRGEN will participate in the Sociedad Iberoamericana de Historia de las Emociones y la Experiencia (SIHEX) Conference. 17-20 November 2020.

October 21

VII Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII. San Cristóbal de la Laguna (Spain). Read more.

August 31

9th ESHS Conference “Visual, Material and Sensory Cultures of Science”. Bologna (Italy). Read more.

Panel “Touching Visions: Gender and the Potency of Visual Artefacts” by Elena Serrano and …

May 12

Colloquium organized by Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica. Vic (Spain). Read more.

“Recipes for unwelcome love: Lust, Imagination and Nerves in the eighteenth-century” by Elena Serrano

April 24

Course organized by Technische Universität Berlin. Berlin (Germany). Read more.

“How does gender shape science? The intermingling of gender and science in historical contexts” by Elena Serrano.

April 6

Seminar series “La sexualidad en la historia”. Instituto Interuniversitario “López Piñero” (UV). Valencia (Spain). Read more. STREAMED ONLINE

Ester García will give a talk in the seminar series “La sexualidad en la historia”

March 23

Course “Con nombre de mujer (II). Mujeres y género en la Ilustración: una perspectiva europea y transatlántica”. CEFIRE. Valencia (Spain). Read more.

March 5

Conference “Recovering women’s identities between centre and periphery”. London (UK). Read more.

Isabel Burdiel and María Tausiet present two communications (Parallel Session 1A)

March 3

Women and Enlightenment. An international debate. From March 3 to April 8. Raconet Biblioteca d’Humanitats Joan Reglà (UV). Valencia (Spain). Read more.

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