Inaugural Conference

‘Doing Women’s Film History’
The 1st WFTHN International Conference
University of Sunderland, 2011

Our inaugural conference was held at the University of Sunderland on 13-15 April 2011. This conference brought together researchers, archivists, filmmakers, producers, programmers and musicians to explore current developments in researching and interpreting the history of women’s activity in and around cinema in different parts of the world, from cinema’s beginnings to now.

We programmed 70 papers, 35 from the UK, 35 from overseas including: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United States of America.

Link to our WIKI to read some of the papers online.

To see a list of key speakers, plenary panels and special events, together with a list of panels, click here.

For more details, the full programme and to read some of the papers delivered, see the conference pages on our wiki or visit the conference blog: