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Gender and Education in the Asia-Pacific: Possibilities and Provocations: a report from the Melbourne Conference

The Gender and Education Interim Conference hosted by three universities in Melbourne in December was a truly inspiring occasion.
Three outstanding key notes were followed by three inspirational panels organized around Rebecca Barry’s remarkable film ‘I am a girl’; the expanding and diversifying role of digital media in education and public pedagogies; and Gender Jamming including […]

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2015 Biennial Conference of the GEA Association: Keynote speakers’ short bios and abstracts

2015 Biennial Conference of the GEA Association: Keynote speakers’ short bios and abstracts
Prof. Katarina Eriksson Barajas, Linköping University, Sweden

The Power of Fiction as a Pedagogical Tool for Eliciting Gender Discourses
My paper examines discussions of gender values in everyday life, elicited by books, film and theatre. The analysis draws on three Swedish data sets: 1) teacher-led […]

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We need inclusive, intergenerational feminist debate

By Vesela Harizanova
Recent years have seen a revival of feminist thought and activism, often described as ‘the fourth wave of feminism’, which is facilitated by the accessibility of social media and mobile technology, enabling multiple forms of interconnectedness, involvement, and instant action. Different generations of women around the world are increasingly engaging in dialogues […]

Call for papers

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education

If not now, when? Feminism in contemporary activist, social and educational contexts
Special Issue Guest Editors: Olivia Guaraldo and Angie Voela
Political and socio-economic developments in recent years have created new opportunities and new battlegrounds for feminism, with women taking to the streets and demonstrating against the status quo, corruption, sexism, austerity and capitalism. On February 13th 2011, demonstrations took […]

2015 Conference, Call for papers, Issues

Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy: 10th Biennial Conference of the Gender and Education Association

Third and Final Call for Papers

University of Roehampton, 24-26 June 2015
The tenth international biennial conference of the Gender and Education Association, Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy, will be hosted by the School of Education and the Paulo Freire Institute (PFI)-UK & Research in Inequalities, Societies and Education (RISE), at the University […]


Film and learning how to be a girl

By Dr. Kristina Gottschall, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst NSW Australia
Governments, policy-makers, teachers, education researchers – we all think we know what teaching and learning or ‘pedagogy’ is all about. Indeed, we set our expectations, base our actions, and stake our reputations on knowing all the ins and outs of pedagogy and how we make it […]