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Contested Historiography – Feminist Perspectives on World War II (Herausforderung der Geschichte – Der 2. Weltkrieg aus der Sicht feministischer Geschichtsschreibung)

13.04.2000 - 14.04.2000

Koordination: Nicola Liscutin

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Programm


13.04.2000:
10:00 Opening Greetings
Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit (Director of the DIJ), Michael Ehrke (Friedrich Ebert Foundation)
10:20 Introduction to the Symposium
Concepts and Issues of Feminist Historiography : Nicola Liscutin (DIJ)
10:40 Panel 1: Feminist Discourses on Gender, Nation, and War
Discussant: Atina Grossmann (Columbia Univ.)
  Gender, nation, and war in Germany and Japan: Changes in Feminist Discourses
Ilse Lenz (Univ. Bochum)

  Re-narrating Memory
Ueno, Chizuko (Univ. of Tōkyō)

14:00 - 15:50 Panel 2: Feminism, Nationalism, Post-Colonialism
Discussant: Ulrike Wöhr (Hiroshima City University)
  Who tells the story? Race, class, and gender in history and historiography
Kim Puja (Ochanomizu Univ.)

  The pitfalls of Japanese Historical Revisionism
Ōgoshi Aiko (Kinki University)

16:10 - 17:30 Panel 3: Gendered Violence
Discussant: Tessa Morris-Suzuki (Australian National Univ.)
  Approaches to the issue of Japan's military sexual slavery system - the paradigm change from 'victim' to 'aggressor'
Suzuki Yūko (The Academic Society for "Women, War, and Human Rights")

  Women's history and the paradigm of sexual violence
Fujime, Yuki (Ōsaka University of Foreign Languages)

17:30 Discussion and Final Discussion of Day 1

14.04.2000:
9:15 Panel 4: Mobilization and the Issue of Womens's Agency
Discussant: Murakami Kimiko (Toyama Kokusai Univ.)
  Mobilizing Women for Total War II in Germany and Japan
Claudia Koonz (Duke University)

  Women of the 'homefront': Japan's National Defense Women's Association
Kanō, Mikiyo

  "Masters of the Future": Women in the Nazi SS-Corps
Gudrun Schwarz (Hamburg Institute for Social Research)

14:00 Panel 5: History and Narrative: Exploring New Forms in Feminist Historical Studies
Discussant: Verena Blechinger (DIJ)
  Vergangenheitsbewältigung and new political perspectives - Social Democratic female parlamentarians after 1945
Gisela Notz (Friedrich Ebert Foundation)

  Biography of a pacifist: The life and thought of Kōra Tomi
Kōra, Rumiko

16:00 Panel 6: Herstory - Remembrance, Responsibility, and Reconciliation
Discussant: Nicola Liscutin (DIJ)
  Public memory vs. personal history: Interviewing former
Nakahara, Michiko (Waseda Univ.)

  Japan's military sexual slavery system and the responsibility of the Japanese women's movement. The aims of the Women's International War Crimes Tribunal
Matsui, Yayori (VAWW-NET Japan)

17:45 Closing Remarks
Gebhard Hielscher (Friedrich Ebert Foundation)

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