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Harriet Z. reprimanded that we were giving her
‘wrong impression’ that the Prague conference was a
sure thing. Maria explained that Mr. Wong of CCK did indicate the
approval for another graduates conference. When Olga came to Oxford, it
was based on the understanding that she was to observe for the purpose
of organising the Prague conference. It is possible to make another
graduate thesis workshop in Chinese studies, divide it into several
section, e.g. general section (particularly for grad students in
Eastern Europe, Gender section, Methodological section in primary
discipline (e.g. anthropology, sociology). We agree that this workshop
should offer opportunities for grad students around in Eastern Europe.
Timeline: we might want to move the conference to 2005, not 2004, also
too close to Heidelberg.
Communicate with Olga: (a) that the Workshop be
to 2005; (b) that we make the Workshop more general; (c) Publicity by
Carolyn and Red; (d) Anne, Nicola and Maria will help in other issues
and logistics; (e) Timeline to be prepared; (f) ask Harriet Z. to write
a support letter to Mr. Wong [Maria]
Heidelberg: advertise WAGNet.
What needs to be done, by September 2004? Making
EACS 2004 Conference in Heidelberg:
Procedure is different from what they did at
Applicants send abstract to the Central
that will be transferred to the Panel convenors, who make the final
Deadline for abstracts: 28 February 2004.
Make CFP via
No limit for number of participants.
Encourage people to organise panels.
Utilise the WAGNet listserv to communicate with
Letter to the organiser to book a venue for
one hour. [Maria]
Bibliography: work with Jacqueline. Add a link.
it a bibliography of bibliography.
Jacqueline’s project: Nicola can enquire if
we could collaborate in any manner. Could we share the database?
Student-led, on-going project, list is up to
only, leave it as it is.
Marina Thornborg might be able to give us another
Angelina Chin could help us. [Maria]
Links with Hong Kong’s Network for Women
Languages: Chinese, English. Selling point!
PDF for the uploaded articles?
There are 2 parts, both of which require
(a) on-line review; (b) interactive forum.
2 Chinese articles can be posted already: (a) Du
Fangqin on current state of women’s studies in China; (b)
Shui Jingjun’s response to Li Xiaojiang’s edited
volume, where a male historian makes upsetting comments on Muslim
society and Islam.
Prepare about 15 articles for the launch of the
journal, in summer 2004.
Nicola agrees to be the Executive Editor for
Does not want to do it for the rest of her life.
Editorial board : 李小江 (Li Xiaojiang), Tamara
Louise Ewards, Tani Barlow, Gail Hershatter, Jens Damm [?],Cecilia
Milwertz, H.Z., Maria Jaschok, Anne Gerritsen, Metchild L., Carolyn
Ford and Red Chan.
Other possible editors: Elizabeth Sinn, 李贞德
Lee), 杜芳琴 (Du Fangqin), Celina Chan.
Draft of mission statement and guideline. [Nicola]
Contact editors for consent and commitment. Draft
letter of invitation for editors.
Searching for potential contributors: Carolyn
four from Taiwan.
Ask H-Asia how to acquire the copyright. [Carolyn]
Fiona Moore be informed of our move and plans [Maria]
Future of WAGNet
Search for more contributors, e.g. names of
students, to the listserv.
Nicola’s student collecting contacts and
addresses of women’s studies centres in China; news items;
Funding? Can try British Academy. Lu Ying [Maria]
Will have another executive meeting next year, at