GEA Conferences

1997: University of Warwick

Conference organisers: Christina Hughes and Rosemary Preston

Plenary speakers included Miriam David and Bronwyn Davies

 

1999: University of Warwick

Conference organisers: Christina Hughes and Rosemary Preston

Conference theme: Voices in Gender and Education

Plenary speakers included Valerie Walkerdine and Madeleine Arnot (paper ‘Reading and Re-Reading Girls’ Voices: modernity, individualisation, social reproduction’)

 

2001: Institute of Education, London University

Conference organiser: Diana Leonard

Plenary speakers included Martha Mokgoko

 

2003: University of Sheffield

Conference organiser: Elaine Millard

Plenary speakers included Jane Kenway and Val Hey

Performance group FAAB – Feminists against academic bollocks were founded at this conference by Jacky Brine, joined by Val Hey and Carole Leathwood (later members included Diane Reay, Cath Lambert and Louise Archer)

 

2005: Cardiff University

Conference organisers: Debbie Epstein and Valerie Walkerdine

Conference theme: Gender, Power and Difference

Plenary presenters included Sally Power, Julie McLeod, Tuula Gordon, Fatuma Chege and Michelle Fine

 

2007: Trinity College, Dublin

Conference organisers: Maryann Valiulis and Deirdre Raftery

Conference theme: Gender Bias, Gender Balance

 

2009: Institute of Education, London University

Conference organisers: Jessica Ringrose, Heidi Mirza, Deborah Youdell and Miriam David

Conference theme: Regulation and Resistance

Plenary speakers included Deborah Britzman, Raewyn Connell and Grace Livingstone (via video link having been denied an entry visa)

 

2011: University of Exeter

Conference organiser: Alexandra Allan

Conference theme: Gender and Education: Past, Present and Future

Plenary speakers were Carol Dyhouse, Becky Francis, Davina Cooper and Penny Tinkler

 

2013: London South Bank University

Conference team: Elaine Bauer, Chamion Caballero, Val Gillies, Nicola Horsley, Tracey Reynolds, Shaminder Takhar, Yvonne Robinson, Ria Snowdon and Yvette Taylor

Conference theme: Compelling Diversities, Educational Intersections

Gender and Education Association

  • Promoting feminist scholarship and practice in gender and education internationally, nationally and locally
  • Providing an influential feminist voice
  • Promoting and problematising knowledge on gender and education
  • Encouraging teaching, learning, research and publication on gender and education
  • Providing a source of expertise and knowledge for policy makers
  • Creating networks to facilitate the exchange of information between our members.

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