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Donald Trump Wins US Election: GEA Members Respond

Today, GEA members are responding to the news that Trump has won the US presidency. Andrea Peto started us off by musing how Trump’s win is a boost for illiberial regimes in Europe. GEA Chair, Jessica Ringrose and Equality and Diversity Officer, Victoria Shouwnumi then considered how to call out Trump pedagogy and their ways of turning […]

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Donald Trump Wins US Election: GEA Members Respond

The news that Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States has left many shocked and outraged with Twitter hashtags such as #NotMyPresident starting up and protests in 25 US cities, including New York. Those who have witnessed the recent rise of rape culture, unchecked male entitlement and media fueled racism and Islamaphobia however, […]

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GEA Conference 2017; News and CfP

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
11th International Biennial
Gender & Education Association Conference:
Generative Feminism(s): working across/within/through borders
Middlesex University, London.
GEA is thrilled to announce that the 11th International Biennial conference will be hosted by Middlesex University and take place on the  21st-23 June 2017. 
The GEA Conference has long provided an important home for established and aspiring feminist researchers to foreground and share […]

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Where you inspired by Judith Butler in the 1990s?

 
Today GEA brings our readers something slightly different to sink your teeth to! Eva Bendix Petersen, PhD, Professor of Higher Education
at Roskilde University in Denmark is seeking participants for a small study investigating the relationship between time, timeliness and social theory.
She asks;
Where you inspired by Judith Butler in the 1990s? Are you still an active researcher? Please complete this […]

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Gender and Education Journal Role Available; Books Review Editor

The Gender and Education Journal is seeking a new Books Review Editor. The role involves circulating a ‘books for review’ list on a regular basis, selecting books for review, obtaining reviewers, managing the review submission process through to publication, and liaising with the Editors.
The Books Review Editor will produce a bi-annual newsletter and an annual report […]

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Grammar Schools: The Rise and Fall of ‘Evidence-Informed Policy’?

Much has been written on the subject of grammar schools in light of Prime Minister, Theresa May’s declaration to reintroduce selective schooling to England. Several counties currently still offer grammar schools as an option for students leaving primary school but May wishes to roll out many more across the country, citing ‘social mobility’ and ‘better chances’ […]

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Putting Intersectionality To Work In GEA!

This past June’s 2016 GEA conference was the very first GEA conference to put ‘Intersectionality’ in the title! It was entitled ‘Gender Equality Matters: Education, Intersectionality and Nationalism’ at Linköping University, Sweden, 15-17 June 2016. Below GEA Executive member Victoria Showunmi reflects on ‘getting real’ about what this intersectionality means for her as a woman […]