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Mini-Conference before CES Annual Meeting


1. Katharine Marjory, first female Scottish MP 

2. Sophia Jex Blake, member of the Edinburgh Seven, who were among the first women admitted to a University in the UK

3. Elsie Inglis, Scottish suffragette and physician


Call for Papers & Announcement

Mini Conference prior to Annual Meeting of Council of European Studies


Women in Society from Historical Perspective:

The Origins and Developments of Women’s Political, Social and Economic Engagement 


University of Glasgow

July 11, 2017

We are excited to announce a one-day conference for scholars with projects focused on women in society from a historical perspective. We welcome submissions from scholars from a range of disciplines conducting research at the cross-section of gender, politics, history, sociology, and economics in Europe. We encourage submissions for works that employ quantitative or qualitative methodology.


The event will be held at the University of Glasgow on the 11th of July, the day before the 24th International Conference of Europeanists hosted by the Council for European Studies in Glasgow, Scotland 12-14 July 2017.


An all-day workshop featuring scholars from varied discipline with shared substantive interests will facilitate in-depth feedback for article and book-length projects.


Conference participants will further engage with one-another through casual conversation over lunch and dinner! The conference is graciously supported by a CES Small Events Grant.


To submit a proposal, send a paper title and abstract to Carissa Tudor at by March 15, 2017. Decisions will be distributed in April.


Please contact Mona Morgan-Collins ( or Carissa Tudor ( with any questions.



Mona Morgan-Collins and Carissa Tudor





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