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- Centre for the Historical Record (Kingston University), the Centre for American, Transatlantic and Caribbean History (Brunel University), the Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW), the Womens History Network and The Womens Library

Dates:June 22-23, 2012
Description:åÔWomen in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and ConsumptionåÕ Conference
Location:London, Kingston University, United Kingdom
Subject:Academics, especially feminist scholars, have long explored this history and the relationship between women and the journals that target them, but in recent years this interest appears to have declined. åÔWomen in MagazinesåÕ seeks to reassert the importance of magazines, in Britain and America, as a significant source for womenåÕs and gender historians, by showcasing their latest research. Topics: - Advertising and marketing - Advice and education - Archives and digitization - Beauty and fashion - Celebrity culture - Editors and journalists - Entertainment and gossip - Gender ideology - Methodology and literature - Notions of public and private - Politics and citizenship - Readers, reading and reception studies - Relationships and the family - The home - The magazine industry - Work and careers [gemÌ_ÌÙ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:L
URL:http://womeninmagazines.tumblr.com

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