CfP: Gender and Violence in Historical Perspective (Indo-German International Conference, New Delhi, 09/2015); DL: 30.11.2014

Dr. Jyoti Atwal, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; Dr. Iris Fleßenkämper, Cluster of Excellence ‘Religion and Politics’, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Germany

Zeit: 22.-24.09.2015
Ort: New Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Deadline: 30.11.2014

This call for papers on cross cultural research has been triggered by a series of developments across the globe. The rise in the level of violence against women in both public and private sphere has brought feminists outside their national boundaries. The relationship between gender and violence is being understood very differently in the present times. Violence against women does not simply involve physical pain; it is rather a multifaceted phenomenon.

Thirty-five per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual violence from either … read more and source.

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