Coming Together: Putting Gender back on the Agenda

14 September 2018 - 12:00am to 16 September 2018 - 12:00am

Cambridge, England

This session, dedicated to gender studies in archaeology, is the result of conversations that have commenced between scholars of gender studies and Egyptology from the University of Oslo (STK) and the University of Oxford, and is part of the Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference.

Gender has been a field of interest within archaeology for many years now, benefiting the discipline by problematizing andro- and ethnocentric knowledge production in past studies and widening the scope of future analyses. However, has the scope been widened far enough? Has the study of gender reached its limit? What is the potential of gender as an analytical tool?

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