UK Poverty

UK children from jobless households more likely to experience poverty and be out of work as adults
Children from disadvantaged families in the UK are more likely to have lower education, be out of work and experience poverty in adult life than their peers in other European countries, apart from Ireland and Belgium, according to new […]


CfP – GEA Conference 2018

With preparations well underway for our upcoming 2017 conference (for details, please see here), we now turn our attention to gearing up for June 2018.
The Gender and Education Association are pleased to announce that their next international conference will be held in June 2018. The GEA executive committee welcome proposals to host their long-standing international […]



Victoria Robinson, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Women’s Studies, University of York, has guest edited a special issue of Discover Society. She argues;
More than ever, we need to talk about the continuing, and frankly, not very helpful demarcation between the academy and the ‘real world’. The current UK higher education impact agenda […]


GEA Conference 2017 Bursary Application Form

The GEA Conference has long provided an important home for established and aspiring feminist researchers to foreground and share deep commitments and passions to addressing gender inequity across all educational contexts and spheres. The 11th GEA conference intends to build upon this tradition to create space and opportunities for a range of feminist scholars, working at […]


Guest Post – What’s Up?

We have a great guest post from sj Miller today, discussing how we can work together to collectively challenge instances of injustice in light of Trump’s presidency.
sj Miller, a transdisciplinary award winning teacher/writer/activist/scholar, is Deputy Director of Educational Equity Supports and Services at NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools and AERA’s Queer SIG […]


GEA Conference 2017 Update

GEA 2017 abstract deadline extended till 14th February

We have extended the call for abstracts, symposia and performances to GEA 2017 by two weeks until 14th February 2017. The 2017 conference theme emphasises the value of feminist knowledge production across disciplinary borders, as well as material/theoretical/empirical boundaries.

We welcome the submission of conventional paper and symposia formats, […]


Feminist Readings Workshop – How to Practice and Disseminate Transnational Feminisms?

Thanks to the Gender and Education Association’s support, Feminist Readings Network held a dissemination workshop in suburban Paris in mid-December 2016. This was an occasion to come together, older and new members, to debate and invent meanings and practices for the young network that aims to approach reading as a pedagogical, creative, transformative movement.

The first […]