María Fernanda Lanfranco-Gonzalez

Thesis

Thesis

Women’s Activism and Feminisms: Chile and Britain from a transnational perspective (1970- 1990)

Supervisor: Dr Lawrence Black

Research

Research

Fernanda is interested in the transnational history of feminism and women's activism during the twentieth century in Europe and Latin America, with a particular focus on the development of women's rights as human rights. Her research interests also include women's and gender history, and the history of the Left.

Papers and publications

Papers

  • 'Women’s Solidarity and Feminism. Transnational Connections between Chile and Britain during the 1970s and 1980s', Royal Holloway History Postgraduate Seminar, June 2018.
  • 'Practices of Solidarity in Women’s International Organisations'. Workshop Gendering Socialist Internationalism, University of Liverpool, March 2018.
  • 'International Women’s organisations and Solidarity with Chile', Conference Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories, University of York, February 2018.
  • 'Activismo de mujeres y feminismo: Chile y Gran Bretaña desde una perspectiva transnacional (1970-1990)'. Seminar Research Group on State and Society in the Contemporary World, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile), January 2018.
  • 'Gendered Solidarity and Feminism: Transnational Connections Between Britain and Chile during the 1980s'. Conference ‘British Modern Studies in Broken World’, University of Birmingham, July 2018.
  • 'Transnational Women’s Networks and Solidarity with Chile', III Annual Conference Border v/s Bridges in the Americas. UCL Americas Research Network, University College London, May 2017.
  • 'Women’s transnational organisations and Solidarity with Chile', Workshop ‘Women, Activism and Reform’, Women’s Committee Economic History Society, November 2016.
  • 'Chilean and British Feminism: A transnational approach', Postgraduate Conference, University of York, October 2016.
  • 'Project ‘Chilean and British Feminism: A transnational approach’. Seminar History Department. University of Lund (Sweden). May 2016.
  • 'Julieta Kirkwood ideas and the Chilean women’s movement in global perspective', II Annual Conference Ideas & Transformations in the Americas, UCL Americas Research Network, University College London, April 2016 (with Raúl Burgos).

Publications

  • 'La discusión política sobre mortalidad infantil en Chile durante la década de 1930. Elementos para una aproximación histórico política'. Anuario de Estudios Americanos. Vol. 74. Nº 2. 2017.
  • 'La teoría sobre la naturaleza del hombre y la sociedad en el pensamiento de Robert Owen como base del socialismo británico (1813 – 1816)'. Historia Crítica. N°50. 2013.
  • 'Problemas del Estado de Bienestar Británico en la Historia del tiempo presente. Una aproximación a la trayectoria de reducción del Welfare State'. Análisis Político. N°73. (Co-autor con Dr. Claudio Llanos.

External activities

External activities

Contact details

Ms María Fernanda Lanfranco-Gonzalez
PhD student
Department of History
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD