Traveling Heritages

New Perspectives on Collecting, Preserving and Sharing Women’s History

Edited by Saskia E. Wieringa

Traveling Heritages

Edited by Saskia E. Wieringa

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

307 pages | 6 2/3 x 9 3/8 | © 2008
Paper $38.50 ISBN: 9789052602998 Published March 2008 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

The (Sexual) Revolution of the Amsterdam Women’s Archives and Library
      Saskia E. Wieringa, Director IIAV

Part I: Preserving the Heritage of Women’s Movements
The IAV/IIAV’s Archival Policy and Practice—Seventy Years of Collecting, Receiving, and Refusing Women’s Archives (1935–2005)
      Francisca de Haan and Annette Mevis
Flatirons and the Folds of History—On Archives, Cultural Heritage and Colonial Legacies
      Susan Legêne
On Retrieving Women’s Cultural Heritage—Especially the History of Women’s Movements in Central, Eastern, and South Eastern Europe
      Francisca de Haan
The Potential of the Feminist ’Suitcase’—Preservation, Time(s) and Embodiment of Women’s Heritage
      Biljana Kašić
Part II: Old versus New Media?
Imaging Women’s History at the IIAV—The ’Visual Turn’
      Anna Honigh
From Physical to Digital—The Impact of Information and Communications Technologies at the IIAV
      Tilly Vriend
’World Became One Village’—How Women’s History Can Use New Media
      Antonia Byatt
Coming Full Circle—A History of the IIAV’s International Work
      Lin McDevitt-Pugh
The (Un)Bearable Existence of Libraries and Books— The IIAV in Transition
      Ineke van Mourik
The Feminist Magazine—An Empowerment Tool
      Manu Bühring
Part III: Identity, Citizenship and Archives
Passing on ’Invisible’ Histories—New Media and Cultural Heritage of Immigrant Women in the Netherlands
      Özden Yalim
The Cultural Heritage of Women in Multicultural Dutch Society
      Marjet Douze and Twie Tjoa
Pioneering New Feminist Organizing—Affinity Groups and the Creation of the European Feminist Forum
      Gisela Dütting and Joanna Semeniuk
Dance Around the Camera—Experiences with Recording Video Oral History from the Second Wave Women’s Movement
      Grietje Keller and Josien Pieterse
The Mission of the IIAV in Secondary Education
      Annemarie Kloosterman
The Life and Times of Academic Feminism—Checking the Vital Signs of Women’s and Gender Studies 
    Clare Hemming
The Gender of Patrimonial Pride—Changes in Historical Culture and the Revitalization of National Canons in the West
      Maria Grever

About the Authors

For more information, or to order this book, please visit
Google preview here

Chicago Manual of Style

RSS Feed

RSS feed of the latest books from Amsterdam University Press. RSS Feed