International Women’s Day event

Media Discourse Centre: International Women’s Day event, Monday 8th March, 14:00–16:00

Transnational Feminist Activism – plus discussion with Q&A.

Contributions from: Media Discourse Centre and the Meccsa Social Movements Network


  • Dr Ruth Sanz Sabido (CCCU Canterbury): From Private to Public  and Political: Breastfeeding, Sorority and Feminism

Ruth will describe her online ethnography of a women’s support group. 

  • Professor Stuart Price (De Montfort University): the Huelga General Feminista, Spain, 2017-20.

Stuart will give an account of a two-year study of the Spanish Feminist General Strike. 

  • M. Giovanna Miralles Terán de Wilkin (CCCU): What’s in it for us?

A critical reflection on Maya women studies.

Giovanna will reveal how Maya women are organising within post-civil war Guatemala. 

  •  Dr Rinella Cere – ‘8 Marzo’ and the ‘Subaltern that cannot Speak’

Rinella will discuss the Italian ‘8 Marzo’ movement, of which she was part,  and contextualises her experience with reference to the theories of Gayatri Spivak. 

Hosted by the Documentary Media Centre  

Facilitator: John Coster 

Platform: Zoom (part recorded + live stream)

Zoom Details
Meeting ID: 890 7868 2067 Passcode: 958014

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