The activist Beatriz Ranea claims the history of the feminist struggle at La Nau

Beatriz Ranea.
Beatriz Ranea.

After the participation of Elvira Lindo, Laura Freixas, Paula Bonet or Pilar Pedraza, the cycle ‘Mujeres creadoras’ (Creative Women) of Escola Europea de Pensament Lluís Vives follow the programme with Beatriz Ranea Triviño, who comes from Madrid is graduated in Political Sciences, doctor in Sociology and feminist activist. The conferece entitled ‘Genealogía feminista: porque fueron somos, porque somos serán’ (Feminist genealogy: because they were we are, because we are they will be) will take place in Aula Magna at Centre Cultural La Nau of Universitat de València, on Wednesday 6 November, at 7:00 p.m. The activist will mark a journey through Feminism history to present. Free entrance until the complete capacity.

Beatriz Ranea, who is specialized in the study of masculinity construction caused by the female prostitution’s consumption, has been Professor in different Spanish universities. In those universities, she had taught subjects such as History of the feminist theory, as well as she had given classes in the Master’s Degree: Equality and equity in the development of Vic’s University.

The activist published months ago the book ‘Feminismos. Antología de textos feministas para uso de las generaciones más jóvenes, y las que no lo son tanto’. In the conference, Ranea will try to do the same as in her last book: to draw a path throw genealogy and history of Feminism in order to recognise the previous struggles and to place us in the present context of this social movement’s rise, an historical moment that different intellectuals has called ‘Fourth Feminist Wave’.

The Escola Europea de Pensament Lluís Vives is a cultural project, promoted by the Office of the vice-Principal for Culture and Sport and managed by General Foundation of the Universitat de València. It is configured as a space for reflection and participatory and critical debate on current issues. The Escuela has the partnership of actors of the public administration and civil society: Presidence of the Generalitat, the City Hall of Valencia, the Valencian Department of Transparency and Education, Research, Culture and Sports, the Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua, the Alfons el Magnànim Institut, the Escola Europea d’Humanitats and the Caixa Popular.

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