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Frauen in der Einen Welt  – Women in One World

Museum Frauenkultur Regional – International  Museum Women’s Cultures Regional – International, Fürth, Burgfarrnbach

invites to the

International Dialogues in the Museum: One World: Resistance Art for Peace and Development June 21- June 23, 2019.

Opening of the current exhibition “Rückblick nach Vorne” at the Museum Women’s Cultures Regional – International

The conference takes place in the romantic castle Schloss Burgfarrnbach, the home of our Museum of Women’s Cultures Regional – International, which is situated in the stables of Schloss Burgfarrnbach.

We invited nine artists, scientists and activists from  Egypt, Guatemala, Iran, Japon, North Ireland, Peru, Serbia, Switzerland and Wales to give lectures, have group discussions and workshops.

The conference languages are English and German with simultanious translation in the lectures.

Registration: fidew.pr@gmail.com

There is no fee.  Meals are included. We can help with finding accommodation.

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The Antalya Women Museum’s “Woman of the Year Award” for 2017 was given to Şahika Ercümen with a ceremony on Feb. 1.

The Antalya Women Museum’s “Woman of the Year Award” for 2017 was given to Şahika Ercümen with a ceremony on Feb. 1. The award from the “virtual museum” (www.antalyawomenmuseum.com) is handed out in the name of Jale İnan, Turkey’s first female archeologist who led the unearthing of the Ancient Hellenistic city of Perge, 15 kilometers east of the Mediterranean resort of Antalya. It is awarded every year on İnan’s birthday to women who have contributed to the culture of the Antalya and its region.

Şahika Ercümen, a 33-year-old record-breaking free diver was given the latest award for promoting the Kaş district of Antalya as one of the top places for diving. Ercümen suffered from serious asthma in her childhood and was encouraged by her family to start diving as a part of her therapy. At the Feb. 1 ceremony she repeated her motto: “I was not born when I took my first breath, but when I held it for the first time.” Continue reading

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The two volumes of “Feminism and Museums” are edited by Jenna Ashton and published by MuseumsEtc. They include not only an article called “Women’s Museums: Hubs for Feminism” written by our coordinator Astrid Schönweger, but many insightful chapters of our member museums. Continue reading

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