The preliminary program is as follows:

Panel 1: New Approaches To Studies Of Gender and Nationalisms NOTE: This panel will be held during the IPSA sessions on Tuesday, July 22nd - 3.00-4:45 Palais des congrès 512e

Chair: Carol Johnson, Adelaide University, Australia.

  • Comparing Gender Aspects of Nations, Nation-State Building and Nationalisms

Professor Jill Vickers, Department of Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa,

  • The Changing Signification of the Nation

Professor Diane Lamoureux, Department of Political Science, Université Laval, Quebec

  • Women and Nationalism in the Aftermath of Armed Conflict

Dr. Melanie Hoewer, School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin

  • The ‘Golden Triangle’ of Nationalism, Gender and the Economic

Judit Fabian, Department of Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa

  • Discussant: Sarah Maddison, University of New South Wales

Panel Two: 19 July, 2014 9:00-10:00 Masculinities and Nationalisms

Chair: Professor Margaret Power, Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Ordinary Masculinities and Refugees: Belonging to the Jordanian Nation

Luigi Achilli, Research Associate, Ifpol

  • Gender and Muscular Nationalism in India

Sikata Bannerjee, University of Victoria

Tea/Coffee 10-10:30

Panel 3 10:30—11:30 Gender and Nationalism in Ireland

Chair: Dr. Melanie Hoewer, School of Politics and International Relations

  • Time, Gender and Irish State Legitimacy, 1912-1923

Aidan Beatty , History, University of Chicago

  • No Idle Sightseers:The Ulster Women’s Unionist Council & the Ulster Crisis, 1912-14

Pamela McKrane, York University, Canada

LUNCH 11:30- 1

Panel Four 1-3:30 Minority Women’s National Identities

Chair: Micheline de Sève, University of Quebec at Montreal

  • Strengthening National Identity Among India’s Muslim Women

Sarah Bibler and Vasu Mohan, International Foundation for Electoral Systems

  • Sexist Proverbs, Gender and Uyghur Nationalism in Xinjianj

Elena Caprioni, University of Toronto

  • Intersectionality and Nation-Building Among Rural Women in Timor-Leste

Sarah Maddison, UNSW and Deborah Cummings, RMIT

  • Women’s Citizenship and Ethno-National Minority Territorial Autonomy Arrangements: Catalonia,Corsica, Hong Kong and Tibet

Susan Henders, York University, Centre for Asian Research

  • Women are Nurses and Men are Cadets: Gender and the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party

Margaret Power , Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago


Panel 5 4-5:30 Gendering Extreme Nationalisms

Chair: Jill Vickers, Political Science, Carleton University

  • Gender and Nationalism: Reflections on Contemporary Japanese Nationalism Discourse

Donna Weeks, University of the Sunshine Coast

  • Women’s Support for the Radical Right: The Role of Gender Issues- the UK

Jon Mulholland, Middlesex University, Nicola Montyna, Middlesex University and Erin Saunders-McDonagh, Middlesex University

  • Women’s Support for the Radical Right: The Role of Gender Issues-Germany

Dr Renate Bitzan , Nuremberg Institute of Technology

5:30-6pm Discussion of Networking Arrangements & Publishing Possibilities