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Feminist Pedagogy: Museums, Memorials and Practices of Remembrance
18-20 October 2018
Istanbul

Women’s Museum Istanbul and Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Excellence Center (SU Gender) invite

➢ women’s and gender museums, peace museums and memorials from all over the world working with feminist museum pedagogy and gender-sensible concepts;
➢ activists and institutions working on the history of human rights abuses in a gender-related context;
➢ museum administrators, educators, scholars dealing with the topic “visitor participation” and “creating dialogue among visitors”.

to discuss feminist pedagogical approaches developed to cultivate an alternative culture and alternative practices of remembrance.

Questions to be discussed in particular are:

• Which role does feminist pedagogy play in forming social memory?
• How can new memory practices be designed?
• How can theories, concepts and discussions developed by feminist research and the feminist movement be reflected in the field of social memory?
• What new concepts and debates can be found in this field?
• How do women and gender-oriented museums differ from other museums and places of memory? What is their contribution to cultures of remembrance?
• Which methods can be used to illustrate conflicts, collective and individual violence and war excesses in museums – especially in women’s and gender museums without reproducing images of violence?
• How is the potential of these institutions realized in practice, especially under the aspects of “visitor participation” and “creating dialogue among visitors”.
The conference languages are English and Turkish. Simultaneous translation is provided.

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In Oktober 2016 the women’s museum Istanbul organized the conference “Women’s Museums: Centre Of Social Memory And Place of Inclusion”.

Experts and museum professionals from Turkey and many other countries met in Istanbul in order to talk about women’s museums and their role in society.

Program

Please find here the pdf document with the program.

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WOMEN’S MUSEUMS: CENTRE OF SOCIAL MEMORY AND PLACE OF INCLUSION, edited by Meral Akkent, Güldünya Yayınları, Istanbul 2017, 236 p., ISBN 978-605-83000-3-3

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The book can be requested here: istanbul.kadin.muzesi.info@gmail.com

Costs: 20.- EURO shipping included.

After the payment is made to the following account, the book will be sent to you:

Istanbul Kadin Kültür Vakfi (Women´s Culture Foundation Istanbul)
FINANS BANK ISTANBUL TURKEY
IBAN:  TR49 0011 1000 0000 0036 3325 28

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