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Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education: Thoughtful Gatherings

Thoughtful gatherings: gendering conferences as spaces of learning, knowledge production and community
Special Issue Guest Editors: Emily F. Henderson & James Burford
Conferences are an important but neglected research area. While they are a ubiquitous feature of academic work and represent a billion-dollar global industry, conferences rarely take centre stage in their own right as objects of […]



When I was 13, I took a train to Birmingham with a friend. The train conductor came to inspect our tickets, before handing them back he lifted up our t-shirts and stamped our belly buttons. He returned to the driver’s cabin, laughing.
This and many other memories of bodily intrusions have been on my mind this […]

Cite Club

#FEAS Cite Club: Decolonizing ‘place’ in early childhood studies

Cite Club: Decolonizing ‘place’ in early childhood studies
Feminist Educators Against Sexism (#FEAS) are an Australian-based, international feminist collective committed to developing interventions into sexism in the academy and other educational spaces. One of their most recent interventions is Cite Club, an e-mail group where #FEAS send their works to one another and cite one another […]

Photo by Ileana Jiménez‏ of a performance by Kranti Mumbai girls

Resistance, identities, and reducing pressure: Reflections on GEA Conference 2017

Resistance, identities, and reducing pressure: Reflections on GEA Conference 2017
by  Nicole Johnson, PhD Student, Open University of Catalonia
After enjoying the keynotes, sessions, and conversations at the 2017 GEA Conference, I found myself reflecting over the past month on the themes that emerged and impacted me. I’ve been sitting on this blog post, pondering, as […]

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Picturing Care: Guest Post by Wendy Luttrell and Victoria Restler

Picturing Care: Reframing Gender, Race and Educational Justice
Wendy Luttrell, Graduate Center City University of New York
Victoria Restler, Rhode Island College
Everyone knows that schools cannot function and children cannot learn without care.  And yet, this topic is marginalized, if not absent from debates about how contemporary educational policies fuel racial and economic inequality.  Public discussions […]

Previous Conferences / Events

Young people light up the AGENDA for a better sex and relationships education 

Guest post by Victoria Edwards
Generating more energy than the  blazing July sun, over 70 young people (age 13-18) streamed in to the Educating Agenda conference, in Cardiff University last week. They came to participate, share, reflect and build the event into a powerful and inspiring call to arms. Joining them in the building, and in purpose, […]

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Decolonizing Gender and Education Research: Guest Post by Caroline Manion and Payal Shah

For decades now, there have been sustained calls within the academic field to engage in research that challenges dominant knowledge production processes (Abu-Lughud 1991; Narayan 1993; Smith 2012; Takayama 2011). Given that critical feminist research has had a long-standing goal of challenging the essentialism, power hierarchies, and concepts of difference embedded in the research process, the editors […]

Call for papers

CfP for a Gender and Education Journal Special Issue: Decolonizing Gender and Education Research

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education
Decolonizing Gender and Education Research: Exploring the Relationship Between Feminist Research on Education and Decolonizing, Indigenous Knowledges and Cosmologies
Special Issue Guest Editors: Caroline Manion & Payal Shah
Critical scholars across a variety of disciplines and geographic areas express the need to engage in intellectual projects that […]