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Rewired and revamped? Media & trans/national feminisms in Europe and beyond

Tampere Universities
LocationKanslerinrinne 1, 33100 Tampere
Tampere University
Date11.5.2023 6.00–12.5.2023 14.00
Registration deadline: 10.5.2023,20.00
Entrance feeFree of charge
Welcome to the international conference Rewired and revamped? Media & trans/national feminisms in Europe and beyond organized by the FEMCORUS research project (AoF, 2021-25), 11-12 May 2023.

The program comprises three keynote addresses by renowned scholars in feminist and gender studies, 12 panel sessions presenting newest research, and a roundtable on methods. The keynote sessions are open for public. You can also register as audience to the panel sessions. Zoom links for Keynotes 2 and 3 will be provided upon registration. Full program with keynote speaker information and panel session details can be found HERE .

Please, register for keynotes and panel sessions by filling in this online form.  

Venue: Tampere University, Main Building (Kalevantie 4, Tampere)

Time: May 11-12, 2023

Program outline


09.30–10.00 Registration

10.00–10.15 Opening 

10.15–11.15 Keynote 1 by Lucy Delap (University of Cambridge, UK) & Dominique Chadwick (Independent film consultant): Participatory film and gender justice in postcolonial Africa (Main Building, D11. On-site only)

11.30–13.00 Panel Session A

  •     1A Networks of Feeling in Women’s Movement Magazines
  •     2A Popular feminism
  •     3A Gendered violence & #MeToo

14.00–15.30 Panel session B

  •     1B Intersectional feminist resistance
  •     2B Platform Feminism & digital labor
  •     3B Feminist literary interpretations

15.45–16.45 Keynote 2 by Laurie Essig (Middlebury College, USA): Feminism, Fascism, and the Future: Global Anti-Gender Ideology and the Fight of Our Lives, via Zoom (live streaming at Main Building, D11)



09.00–10.30 Panel Session C

  •     1C War, women, and nationhood
  •     2C Discursive constructions of feminism
  •     3C Trans-local feminism

10.45–12.00 Roundtable on methods "Digital entanglements: doing feminist research in the time of crisis"

13.00–14.00 Keynote 3: Catherine Rottenberg (University of Nottingham, UK) in conversation with FEMCORUS, via Zoom (live streaming at Main Building/Lyhty F001)

14.30–16.00 Panel Session D

  •     1D Russian Feminist Performance & Political Protest
  •     2D Feminist responses to anti-gender politics
  •     3D Decolonial Perspectives

17.30 - 17.45 Closing remarks



Further information

Alisa Virtanen