Monday, September 22, 2008

Women's History Network of BC Conference - October 3 - 4, 2008 - Victoria, BC, Canada

"Raising the Bar: Historical Perspectives on Women and the Law" - Women's History Network of BC's Annual Conference

October 3, 2008 Opening Reception and Presentation

Friends Meeting House, 1831 Fern St., Victoria, BC

James Burnham Sedgwick, “The Sin of Silence: The Invisibility of Women at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, 1946-1948”

October 4, 2008 All Day Session

Maritime Museum of British Columbia, 28 Bastion Square, Victoria, BC

Session 2 – Probate Records, Patents, and Separation Agreements: Negotiating Real and Intellectual Property Rights - Karen Pearlston, Ireh Iyioha, Kristine S. Knaplund

Session 3 - Women and the Law: Images, Perceptions, and Realities - Susan C. Boyd, Judy Fudge, Hester Lessard, Bonnie Schmidt

Session 4 - The Neo-Colonial Rule of Unruly Subjects: The Expulsion of Sex Workers from Vancouver’s West End, 1975-1985 - Jamie Lee Hamilton, Rachael Sullivan, Becki Ross.

For the registration form and schedule, see the website
Women's History Network of BC:

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