SPEAKERS & SESSIONS
Session online: IntroductionsChair Anne Hultzsch & Sigrid de Jong
Shan Shili: The Awakening of Chinese Feminist Consciousness (1899-1910).
Catherine Ponsonby, 2nd Countess of Shannon: The Lost Voice of a Female Patron
University of Cambridge
Anne Pépin: Reconstructing the Image of a Goréen Matron’s Entourage
Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The ‘dwelling hotel’ and the Feminist Transformation of Dutch Housing.
TU Delft & Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Iranian Women and Jane Dieulafoy: Writings on Pre-modern Sacred Spaces.
Paris Nanterre University
The Princesse des Ursins: Female Artistic Agency at the Spanish Court.
Wet Nurses: Reframing the History of the Brazilian Modern House.
Ana Gisele Ozaki
University of Virginia
Session 1: FictionsChair Maarten Delbeke
Session 2: UrbanitiesChair Sigrid De Jong
Session 3: Reforms
Chair Sol Pérez-Martínez
The Caretakers and the Politics of Hospitality: Housing Conversations with Agnes Lagerstedt and Octavia Hill.
Female Reformers. The Impact of the «Schweizerischer Gemeinnützige Frauenverein» on the Urban Codes of Zurich.
Session 4: Domesticities
Chair Anne Hultzsch
Luxurious Mansions, Spirited Dwellers: Bahariye Coast at the Golden Horn as a Suburban Retreat for Late-Ottoman Sultanas.
Session 5: Enclosures
Chair Cara Rachele
Session 6: Letters
Chair Matthew Critchley
Pervasive Empire, or: Domestic Bliss and Vanity Fair. Charlotte Brontë’s Letters on the Great Exhibition.
‘When Will You Give Me Freedom?’ Wives, Widows and Young Girls as Empowered Commissioners in France during the Second Half of the 19th Century.
Session 7: Travelogues
Chair Nikos Magouliotis
In Conversation with Late-Ottoman Women Travellers on ‘the Mirage of the West, to Which All Orientals Are Attracted!’
Inspirations by and Thoughts on Real and Imaginary Places: Princess Maria Leopoldina Grassalkovich’s Reflections on Her Travels and Readings.
‘Lady Grey’s Picturesque Eye Will Discover Many Particulars Worthy of Your Travelling Pocket-Book’: Women’s Travel Accounts and Engagement with Garden Design in the 18th Century.