• 07 Říjen 2016 - 09 Říjen 2016
  • Vienna
  • Registrace
  • Venue:
    Semperdepot, Academy of fine arts Vienna
    Lehargasse 6-8
    1060 Wien





Friday – Room 1: Mehrzwecksaal (MZS) Simultaneous translation English - German - English 

Friday – Room 2: Ausstellungsraum


08:30 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:30

Introduction: Heidemarie Ambrosch, transform!europe; Eva Blimlinger, Director of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna; Nora Räthzel, Berlin Institute of Critical Theory (InkriT)

10:30 – 11:00

Room 1

Frigga Haug: Introduction into the Stream: Marxist-Feminist Theory (DE*)

11:00 – 12:30

Marxist-Feminist Theory

Ligaya McGovern: Mainstreaming the Marxist Feminist Frame

Jennifer Cotter: The Labor Theory of Gender

Frieda Afary/Farzaneh Raji: Comparing and Contrasting Marxist-Feminist Theories

Chair: Friederike Habermann 

Marxist-Feminist Perspectives on Motherhood

Marie Reusch: Motherhood + Emancipation = Mission Impossible?

Pınar Sarıgöl: Motherhood in the Neoliberal Family Corporation

Chair: Birge Krondorfer 

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

European Governance

Elisabeth Klatzer: Marxist-Feminist Perspectives on Economic Governance in the EU

Marina Gržinić: Marxist-Feminist Perspectives from Former Yugoslavia to Neoliberal Fascist Europe

Birge Krondorfer: The Question of Education and the Lack of Critique in the European Education System (DE)

Chair: Ruth May 

Marxist-Feminist Analyses of Racism

Carmen Teeple Hopkins: Secularism and Sexist Islamophobia in Quebec and France

Jelena Petrović: What does (Il)legality Stand for Today?

Stefanie Mayer/Edma Ajanovic/Birgit Sauer: Gender as Symbolic Glue for Right-Wing Actors

Chair: Tucker P. Farley 

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Marxist-Feminist Political Economy

Gabriele Michalitsch: A Feminist Critique of Political Economy

Elmar Flatschart: Value-Form Theory and Feminism

Friederike Habermann: Queering the World Altogether (DE)

Chair: Käthe Knittler (tbc) 

Marxist-Feminist Theory

Jules Gleeson: The Byzantine Eunuch as a Pre-Modern Gender Category: a Test for Materialist Feminism

Tine Haubner: Marxist-Feminist Theory of Exploitation

Catia Gregoratti: Antonio Gramsci’s Feminist Questions

Chair: Antje Géra 

17:00 – 17:30

Coffee Break

17:30 – 19:00

Critical Theory and Marxist-Feminism

Flora Eder, Fe.ory Collective:The Eclipse of Gender and Reason: Adorno and Horkheimer, Subject, and the Relation of Sex and Gender

Karin Stögner: “Race – Class – Gender” – an Inclusive Concept? Or: What has That got to Do with Israel?

Barbara Umrath: Marxist-Feminist Theorizing as a Project of Continuous Critical Engagement with the Frankfurt School

Internal chairing

Marxist-Feminist Perspectives on Nature and Labour



Ariel Salleh: Marxism and Ecofeminism

Nora Räthzel: Discussant and Chair



19:00 – 19:30



19:30 – 21:00

Location to be announced

Film Screening: Not Yet Over (Nichts ist erledigt)


Dir.: Kornelia Kugler and Hanna Bergfors/ Systrar Productions

20:00 – 00:00: Reception and Party to Meet Vienna’s Social Democratic Women at: ega:frauen im zentrum

Windmühlgasse 26

A-1060 Wien





Saturday – Room 1: Mehrzwecksaal (MZS)

Simultaneous translation English - German - English

Saturday – Room 2: Ausstellungsraum


09:00 – 09:30

Room 1

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: Introduction into the Stream: Feminist Organising beyond Europe

09:30 – 11:00

Feminist Organising beyond Europe: the Global South

Ana González: Argentinian Feminist Movements

Patrícia Trópia Vieira: Women in Brazil’s Trade Union Movement

Khayaat Fakier/Jacklyn Cock: Reflections on Marxist–Feminist Organising in South Africa

Chair: Antje Géra 

Marxist-Feminist Theory

Raphaële Chappe: Rosa Luxemburg: The Accumulation of Capital 100 Years Later

Ankica Čakardić: Luxemburgian Critique of Political Economy: From the Theory of Accumulation to Social Reproduction Theory

Trouble Everyday Collective (Ann Wiesental/Charlie Kaufhold): Analysing Capital and Gender Relations Using the Example of Capital Accumulation and Social Reproduction

Chair: Ruth May

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

Feminist Organising beyond Europe: Middle East

Selin Çağatay: Feminist Struggles in the Middle East and North Africa

Deniz Ulusoy: Oppression and Feminist Resistance in Turkey

Feride Eralp: Decolonial Feminism and Women's Organizing against War in Turkey/Syria

Chair: Ines Schwerdtner 

Marxist-Feminist Analyses of and in Contemporary Capitalism

Ashley Bohrer: Capitalist Confinement: from Enclosures to Mass Incarceration

Shannon Ikebe: Social Reproduction and the Crisis of Fordism

Rebecca Carson: Indigenous Feminism and the Problem of Wave-Based Historical Determinism

Chair: Flora Eder

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

Feminist Organising beyond Europe: the USA

Ann Ferguson: Women’s Leadership, the Right to Care and Revolutionary Reforms in the United States

Kathryn Russell: Alliances among Labor, Racial Justice and Environmental Activists:

Love, Solidarity and Resistance

Nancy Holmstrom: The Relationship between Political Practice and Theoretical Analyses

Internal chairing 

Feminist Resistance against Fundamentalisms

Nira Yuval-Davis: Anti-Fundamentalism, Anti-Racism and Feminist Politics

Pragna Patel: Fundamentalism, Cultural Relativism and Women’s Rights in the Context of the UK

Gabriele Dietrich: A Flower on the Chain or a Tunnel towards Liberation?

Chair: Catia Gregoratti 

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 18:00

Theses: Re-Foundation of Marxism-Feminism  (Room 1: MZS)

Frigga Haug: Introduction into Theses (DE)

Chairs and Discussants: Carina Klugbauer, Angela von Kampen

Plenary discussion to decide about theses for a common Marxist-Feminist Manifesto

18:00 – 18:30


18:30 – 20:00

Cultural Programme

18.30 MZS: Cutting Edge, Fragment #3, Poltergeist

arge blumen – a Viennese dialect translation of “les fleurs du mal” – is an artistic work community. Working from a feminist socio-critical perspective, Bauer and Lepold have developed a style characterized by elements of Butoh, intense physical expression, and involvement in contemporary issues. Together with the sound designer Andreas Wiesbauer, they will perform Fragment #3, Poltergeist, from their latest work, Cutting Edge.

19:00 Prospekthof: IN-VISIBLE-IN, a multi-media performance, especially produced for the 2nd International Marxism-Feminism-Conference 2016 in Vienna by Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki and visual artist starsky, uses common clichés and patterns in order to break and deconstruct them and to evoke multi-layered emotional spaces of association.



Sunday – Room 1: Mehrzwecksaal (MZS)

Simultaneous translation English- German - English

Sunday – Room 2: Ausstellungsraum

09:30 – 11:00

Marxist-Feminist Analyses of Work

Paula Mulinari/Rebecca Selberg: The Anti-Work Concept and the Marxist- Feminist Concept of Work

Diana Mulinari/Nora Räthzel: Three Gender Regimes in Three Countries at one Transnational Corporation

Hannah Schultes/Verena Letsch: Recognition of Reproductive Workers – Battlefield or Pitfall?

Chair: Nancy Holmstrom 

Marxist-Feminist Organising in Europe

Annabelle Bonnet: Women in the French Trade Union Movement

Feminist Organising in Spain: Confirmation pending

Marianthi Anastasiadou: Marxism-Feminism/Feminism-Marxism in Greece Today: Old Obstacles, New Challenges

Chair: Elisabeth Klatzer

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

Diversity, Intersectionality: Practice and Theory

Tucker P. Farley: Neoliberalism, Intersectionality and Lesbian-Led Movements Globally

Monica Quirico: Self-Government and Self-Organization

Zoe Sutherland/Marina Vishmidt: Difference and the Universal in Legacies of Feminism

Chair: Eva Egermann

Contested Identity and Contested Nature


Workshop with: Uta von Winterfeld, Adelheid Biesecker, Sarah Breitenbach

Internal chairing

13:00 – 14:00

End of Conference – Feedback – Preparation of Next Conference

Workshops in Open Spaces: Times and Spaces to be Announced at the Conference

+Eva Egermann/Doris Arztmann/Jonah I. Garde/Elisabeth Magdlener: Talking Crip with Marxism-Feminism

+Feminist Section of the Critical Historical Dictionary of Marxism: Presentation of the Project, Call for Authors

+Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki / OBRA - One Billion Rising Austria: Break the Chain / Dancing for Activism  


* DE = Contribution in German with simultaneous translation into English

Contributions without a symbol will be in English with simultaneous translation into German if they are in Room 1 (MZS)


This programme is subject to change without notice | Kurzfristige Programmänderungen vorbehalten

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