Schoolteacher, syndicalist and pacifist, Hélène Brion aimed to compile a Feminist Encyclopaedia, which she began in 1902 but left uncompleted. The task she had taken on was admittedly immense: to inventory all the women...
CNRS supports Eurykleia with the International Project for Scientific Cooperation (PICS) ANGAN (Anhima Nereida Gender & Antiquity Network) 2017-2019.
Within the framework of the quinquennial of the UMR 8210 ANHIMA, the programme “Gender & Politics: the Ancient laboratory”, which extends the programme of the preceding quadrennial “Gender dynamics in Greek and Roman Antiquity”, develops an online database on women of Greek and Roman Antiquity from the 8th century BCE to the 5th century CE. The purpose of this database is the wide circulation of the Ancient documents (texts collected from the process of manuscript transmission; papyrus; stone, metal, or ceramic inscriptions; currency; etc.) that present or even interpret the actions of the women who are named. The goal is to understand and analyze the variety of the situations and the reception of the actions of Ancient women, and thus to gain a better grasp of the complexity of social behavior.
Identify, contextualize, interpret mentions of ancient women
Friday, December 13, 2019