2. Gender, Labour and Modern History: What’s new in Europe?


Organisers : Cristina Borderías (University of Barcelona) and Manuela Martini (Paris Diderot-Paris 7 University)

Chair: Barbara Curli (University of Torino)


1) Historiographical and theoretical proposals

Mercedes Arbaiza (University of the Basque Country), Economy in the post-metaphysics time. A feminist perspective

Raffaella Sarti (University of Urbino), Male/female work - Domestic/extra-domestic work: changing intersections and mobile frontiers

Pilar Pérez-Fuentes (University of the Basque Country), Cristina Borderías (University of Barcelona), Labour history and gender history in Spain (18th-20th century)

Tania Toffanin (Cà Foscari University of Venice), The Forgotten Role of Home-based Manufacturing Work in Italy

Lidia Torra (University of Barcelona), Women as partners and administrators in businesses in urban Catalonia in the 18th century

Monica Pacini (University of Florence), Labour and the Franca Pieroni Bortolotti Women’s history prize


2) Empirical proposals 

Montserrat Carbonell (University of Barcelona), Gender and family economies at times of crisis: between work and social resources. Barcelona,18th-19th century

Laura Savelli (University of Pisa), The gender relationships in postal, telegraphic and telephonic service in Italy from XIX Century to Second World War

Lina Gálvez Muñoz, Paula Rodríguez-Modroño y Mauricio Matus López (Pablo de Olavide University), Female labour force participation in Spain after WWII

Roberta Corsi (Le Havre University), Professional identity and gender differences : women access to the profession of  airline pilot in Italy

Saffia Elisa Shaukat (University of Lausanne), Beyond work and family. The migration experience of seasonal Italian women in Switzerland against migration policies (1949-2002)


3) Round Table. Translating gendered labour related concepts in different historiographies

Participants: Eileen Boris (University of Santa Barbara), Fanny Gallot (University of Paris 12), Leda Papastefanaki (University of Ioannina)