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Women and Religion: Doctrinal, Historical and Social Perspectives

[ November 11, 2010; ] BIRTHA Postgraduate Conference, University of Bristol 
20 November 2010

This conference seeks to bring together doctoral researchers and early career academics from a variety of disciplines and fields to explore the role and place of women in religion encouraging research and collaboration at the University of Bristol itself, and with other Universities both within the UK and […]

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A Carnival of Feminist Cultural Activism

[ March 3, 2011 to May 3, 2011. ] i want to text my ex back Centre for Women's Studies, University of York, UK
3-5 March 2011

We welcome proposals for a Carnival of Feminist Activism: a three-day conference and festival of academic papers, presentations, performance, exhibitions & workshops. We ask: can feminist art* can change the world and, if so, how? We invite responses from […]

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Report on the Conference: Care Work in Focus: The Changing Nature of Care Work in Sectors

The conference, held on 19th July at Lancaster University (9.00-6.00) was attended by over 54 people, 16 speakers and 38 paying delegates. It was sponsored by the Centre for Gender & Women’s Studies, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University as well as the […]

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The Role of Education With the Feminisation of Migration

An ESRC study (January 2008-March 2010), directed by GEA member Sondra Cuban (Lancaster University), entitled Home/Work: The Roles of Education, Literacy, and Learning in the Networks and Mobility of Migrant Carers has just been completed. The research examined migrants with a high degree of professional expertise and tertiary education who worked in the social care industry. […]

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2009 GEA Conference: London

The 2009 conference was theme was regulation and resistance. It was held at the Institute of Education in central London.
The conference questions were:
How do education and gender regulate?
How do we theorize, research, talk about and enact resistances to regulatory practices and gendered power relations in education?
The theme, ‘Gender: Regulation and Resistance in Education’ invited engagement […]

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Girls and Education: 3 to 16: Seminar Series

The ‘Girls and Education 3-16’ seminar series enabled researchers, practitioners and policy makers to come together to discuss current concerns about girls’ education in the UK, and to consider new research agendas, policy imperatives and ways forward for practice. Recent concerns about boys’ comparative ‘underachievement’ have meant that girls have largely been sidelined in the […]