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Archive and Research Centre for Women's History

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Archive and Research Centre for Women's History

Women’s and gender history by period


Diotima (°1995) collects material for the study of the position of women in the ancient world: the website contains articles, thematic bibliographies, images and links…

EuGeStA : European network on Gender Studies in Antiquity

EuGeStA is an European network of international research on gender history in Antiquity. The network encourages contacts and exchanges between different researchers, doctorandi and students and organises colloquia.

Epistolae : Medieval Women’s Latin Letters

The website gives access to a collection of letters written and received by women in the Middle Ages (from the 4th till the 13th century). The letters in Latin are accompagnied by an English translation, a biographical note and a short description of the subject or a historic context of the letter.

Feminae : Medieval Women and Gender Index

This website gives the opportunity to consult an elaborate bibliography of publications concerning women’s history of the middle ages.

Société Internationale pour l’Etude des Femmes de l’Ancien Régime – SIEFAR (France)

The SIEFAR, established in 2000, wants to encourage and give publicity to the research in women’s and gender history from the middle ages till the French Revolution. The websites gives contact information and publication lists of researchers and an agenda with colloquia and other events in France and abroad concerning ‘the history of women in the Ancien Régime’.

Women working, 1800-1930 (USA)

This website offers a digital exploration of women’s impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression. The documentation is collected from the online research collection of the University of Harvard.