Calendar

Date
Location
Description
Type
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15 October 2018 -
10 January 2019
Online
The Power of Words and Scientific Perspectives: A Distance Course in Theory of Science and Study Design in Relation to Global Justice
The course offers postgraduate students training in critical science and in making ethical research assessments.

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PhD-course
22 October 2018
Malmö
PhD course: Feminist Theories on Science and Knowledge (4 credits)
This course focuses on different strands of feminist critique within science theory which are closely connected to epistemological and ontological questions.

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PhD-course
23 October 2018
Amsterdam
CfP: European Conference on Politics & Gender
ECPG offers a platform for exchange and dialogue about how understanding gender is central to understand politics and where diversity and plurality in analytical perspectives and methodologies is enhanced.

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Call for papers
25 October 2018
Helsinki
“Making it like a man”: men, masculinities and the modern ’career’
In this conference, we aim to focus on the multiple and diverse masculinities ‘at work’ in the processes of professionalization and career management that typify modern working life.

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Conference
25 October 2018
London
Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls: Strengthening Criminal Justice Responses and Supporting Survivors
This symposium will offer local authorities, police officers, women’s rights organisation and other key stakeholders with a timely and invaluable opportunity to share knowledge and best practice to collectively strengthen our response to violence against women and girls.

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Seminar
8 November 2018
Brussels
Fostering Active & Healthy Ageing in Europe: Integrating the Elderly & Harnessing their Economic Potential
This international symposium will therefore offer delegates with a timely and invaluable opportunity to consider strategies to promote healthy and active ageing and foster the engagement of the elderly in society. Furthermore, it will highlight the latest technological innovations to support independent living of the elderly, and how they can be used to lower the costs associated with ageing whilst simultaneously boosting the economy. Finally, it will explore practical and transferable solutions to dealing with an ageing workforce.

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Seminar
9 November 2018
Stockholm
Shrinking academic freedom – World Science Day for Peace and Development symposium
The symposium will focus on Europe and among the speakers are: Andrea Petö (Professor in Gender Studies at the Central European University in Budapest), Professor Astrid Söderbergh-Widding (Vice-Chancellor at Stockholm University) and Professor Staffan I. Lindberg (Director of the Varieties of Democracy Institute, V-Dem, in Gothenburg, Young Academy of Sweden Member). Moderator: Helena Lindholm (Professor in Social Sciences at Gothenburg University and Chair of the Expert Group for Aid Studies, EBA, a Government committee). Venue: Bankhallen, Regeringskansliet, Stockholm. Light lunch served from 12:00 Registration Opens in October.

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Meeting
15 November 2018
Brussels
Reforming the European Asylum System: Moving Towards a Unified, Fair and Effective Framework
This international symposium provides an invaluable and timely opportunity to discuss and explore ways to reform the European asylum system in a manner that benefits both the Member States and the asylum seekers themselves. Delegates will have the chance to share best practice and discuss ways to strengthen multi-agency work. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders.

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Seminar
22 November 2018 -
24 November 2018
Turku
Sukupuolentutkimuksen päivät 2018 / Genusforskningsdagarna 2018 / Gender Studies Conference 2018
Trans liikkeessä – Trans i rörelse – Trans in Transit

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23 November 2018
Wien
Sexuality and Consumption - 18th Century to 21st Century
The conference “Sexuality and Consumption” will take a close look at how sex and consumption have interacted since the 18th century. It focuses especially on forms of hybridization

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Conference
23 November 2018 -
24 November 2018
Stockholm
Scientific Persona and its incarnations - forms and functions of scientific and scholarly identity formation
How are scientific personae embodied in (gendered) behaviors and performances, in clothing codes, in appearance, in habits of living and in academic cultures? What kinds of academic femininities and masculinities are associated with the creation of scientific personae in various academic settings and disciplines?

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Conference
30 November 2018
Reykjavík
Border Regimes, Territorial Discourses and Feminist Politics
The 2019 NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research – conference focuses on the theme of material and symbolic borders in a period of nationalist revival. What explains the return to territoriality? What kind of political, cultural, and social boundaries are being constructed or reproduced? How are border regimes in the present and the past shaping and gendering relations? How are new or redefined boundaries affecting work for social justice and equality as well as intersectional, gender, queer and feminist research? And how can feminist resistance be organized against paternalistic modes that reinstate and reinforce relations of inequality? We invite you to submit paper proposals, which rely on contemporary and/or historical perspectives, for this cross-disciplinary conference.

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Call for papers
1 December 2018
 
Call for submissions on book about #metoo
Giti Chandra and Irma Erlingsdottir propose a book length study of the many avatars of the #metoo movement around the world; a compilation of perspectives from men and women across nations and cultures that can be put into conversation.

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Call for papers
1 December 2018
 
CfP: Queer Death Studies: Coming to Terms with Death, Dying and Mourning Differently
Special issue Women, Gender & Research, 2019/2-3. This special issue invites academic as well as artistic contributions that focus on and explore the ways queer theory and queer perspectives can help us rethink death, dying, remains, afterlife, mourning and the life-death dichotomy.

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Call for papers
3 December 2018 -
4 December 2018
Helsinki
International PhD course “Queer/ing Kinship”
This PhD course concentrates on the ongoing work of the participating PhD students on kinship, care and support networks located at sexual and gendered margins.

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Course
3 December 2018 -
4 December 2018
Stockholm
Curating health: graphic medicine and visual representations of illness
The conference will include individual presentations, panel proposals or artistic contributions from across a range of disciplines in the Humanities, Practice Arts, Social Sciences and Biomedicine that engage with the theme of graphic medicine and visual representations of health and illness in all their dimensions.

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Conference
9 December 2018
Newcastle
2018 Gender and Education Association International Conference: Gender, post-truth populism and pedagoies: Challenges and strategies in a shifting political landscape
GEA 2018 will provide a forum to explore the challenges and strategies for educators, researchers and participants in higher education in these complex times where conservative and authoritarian agendas are gaining ground.

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Conference
19 December 2018 -
20 December 2018
Stockholm
Conference Programme: Board diversity quotas: Yes, no, maybe?


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Conference
7 January 2019
Gothenburg
CfP g19 – 2019 conference for gender studies
Rethinking Knowledge Regimes: Solidarities and Contestations The g19 conference in Gothenburg 7-9 October 2019 - Rethinking Knowledge Regimes: Solidarities and Contestations - seeks to bring together the broad and interdisciplinary field that constitutes gender studies in Sweden today. It addresses the current societal challenges at both local and global levels and enquires about how gender studies can contribute to analysing the major events in the contemporary world.

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Call for papers
17 January 2019 -
18 January 2019
Bologna
International conference New perspectives in feminist labour history: work and activism
The two-days conference called by the EHLN working group “Feminist Labour History” and the SISLAV working group “Gender and Labour”, supported by the Department of History and Cultures at Bologna University, explores new perspectives in gendered labour history as arising in Europe and around the world since the beginning of the 21st century. The conference builds on and moves forward the debates on and within feminist labour history which took place during the Turin (2015) and Paris (2017) conferences of the ELHN, with the aim of including selected papers in prospective book projects.

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Conference
31 January 2019
Berlin
Care - Migration - Gender. Ambivalent Interdependencies from a Transdisciplinary Perspective
The conference Care – Migration – Gender. Ambivalent Interdependencies from a Transdisciplinary Perspective offers a space to collectively investigate this topic in its complexities and intentionally leaves space for the discussion of ambivalences.

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Conference
14 March 2019 -
16 March 2019
Göttingen
Contested Kinship
This conference seeks to further research in the field of critical kinship studies by bringing together different disciplinary perspectives into a cultural hermeneutic approach.

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Conference
18 March 2019 -
12 April 2019
Stockholm
The Body in Theory and Practice, 7.5 ECTS
The Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender studies offers this course as part of the Doctoral School in the Humanities in the spring semester 2019.

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PhD-course
21 March 2019 -
23 March 2019
Newport
Global Status of Women and Girls: "Intersectionality: Understanding Women's Lives and Resistance"
This year's conference theme is Intersectionality: Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present. The registration will be online on October 15th 2018.

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Conference
11 April 2019 -
12 April 2019
Rome
2nd International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2019)
Call for papers open until Sept 20, 2018. More info to come!

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Conference
7 May 2019 -
10 May 2019
Karlstad
Revisiting the Home: the 3rd International Geomedia Conference
Welcome to the 3rd International Geomedia Conference!

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Conference
22 May 2019 -
24 May 2019
 
NORA Conference 2019
Border Regimes, Territorial Discourses & Feminist Politics

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Conference
22 May 2019 -
24 May 2019
Reykjavík
Border Regimes, Territorial Discourses and Feminist Politics
Gender and feminist researchers are invited to participate in the NORA 2019 Conference on critical feminist cross-disciplinary research and activities. The conference is co-hosted by RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference, the EDDA Research Center and the United Nations University Gender Studies and Training Programme at the University of Iceland. The 2019 NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research – conference focuses on the theme of material and symbolic borders in a period of nationalist revival. What explains the return to territoriality? What kind of political, cultural, and social boundaries are being constructed or reproduced? How are border regimes in the present and the past shaping and gendering relations? How are new or redefined boundaries affecting work for social justice and equality as well as intersectional, gender, queer and feminist research? And how can feminist resistance be organized against paternalistic modes that reinstate and reinforce relations of inequality?

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Conference
1 September 2019
Oslo
Third European Conference on Domestic Violence
Keynotes and paper sessions will focus on a range of research topics related to domestic violence relevant to practice, services and policy development. We invite you to come and share your most recent findings and ideas and to meet old and new colleagues and friends here in Oslo.

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Conference
7 October 2019 -
9 October 2019
Gothenburg
Gender conference g19: Rethinking Knowledge Regimes: Solidarities and Contestations
The g19 conference in Gothenburg 7-9 October 2019 seeks to bring together the broad and interdisciplinary field that constitutes gender studies in Sweden today. It addresses the current societal challenges at both local and global levels and enquires about how gender studies can contribute to analysing the major events in the contemporary world.

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Conference
10 December 2019
Karlstad
CfP: Revisiting the Home: the 3rd International Geomedia Conference
Geomedia 2019 welcomes proposals for individual papers as well as thematic panels in English through the conference website.

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Call for papers
Logotype Nordic Council of Ministers Logotype Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research Logotype University of Gothenburg