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    Religion and Feminism? A way to look at their relationship from an intersectional and postcolonial view

Religion and Feminism? A way to look at their relationship from an intersectional and postcolonial view

In this post, Jessica Albrecht explores the intersection between religion and feminism in a colonial context. Using the example of transnational encounters between Buddhist and theosophist women in 19th century Sri Lanka, she argues that religion and feminism need not be mutually exclusive.

 

Religion often seems like a relic of times past, especially when judged from a secular feminist or European […]

March 16th, 2021|Featured|0 Comments|

Gender & International History

On 11 May, the International History Department hosted a workshop led by PhD students on integrating gender into historical research. As a PhD student in the throes of conducting historical research on women’s rights myself, I naturally jumped at the chance to hear from experts in the gender history field about their current research. But this conference wasn’t just […]