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

December 12

International Colloquium “Bible and women. La querelle des femmes”. Ciudad Real (Spain). Read more.

Monica Bolufer presents “Una controversita tan antigua como el mundo: Josefa Amar y Borbón (1749-1833), La Biblia y la querella de las mujeres”.

November 25

CIRGEN Seminar “Posibilidades de la traducción: Corán, género, nación”. Madrid (Spain). Read more.

Organized together with Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

November 8

Conference Protagonists of production (1700-1800). Münster (Germany). Read more.

Elena Serrano presents “Gender, useful knowledge, and literary female natural philosophers in the Madrid Economic Society c. 1780” (Session V)

October 18

Seminar Mulleres na historia: novas perspectivas. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Galicia (Spain). Read more.

Mónica Bolufer participates in this seminar with her talk “Formas de pensar y de amar”. Organised by Facultade de Xeografía e Historia (USC)

July 14

ISECS International Congress on the Enlightenment, 14-19 July, Edinburgh (Scotland, UK). Read more.

Members of the CIRGEN team at the ISECS International Congress on the Enlightenment. Congress theme: “Enlightenment Identities”

July 10

Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies (ASPHS) 50th Anniversary Conference. Read more.

Isabel Burdiel participates in three sessions.

May 30

CIRGEN Seminar “On Writing about Sensibility and Maternity”. Valencia (Spain). Read more.

with Sarah Knott, Indiana University Bloomington

May 15

DARIAH Annual Event – Women Writers in History WG, 15-16 May, Warsaw (Poland). Read more.

April 17

Expression of interest – MSCA researchers within CIRGEN (Deadline June 15, 2019). Read more.

April 15

International Conference: Translation History and Translation Stories, 15-16 April, Venice (Italy). Read more.

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