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Implicit bias in academia: a challenge to the meritocratic principle and to women's careers - and what to do about it

University of Zurich
14 June 2018 (All day)

The disproportional loss of female talent in academia is evident and systematic almost without exception across disciplines, faculties, universities, and countries. Join us for this exciting opportunity to think and talk to each other about why this happens, and ways to stop it.

Feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

Clare Hemmings; Elizabeth Reid; Sally Greenaway and many others
8 September 2017 - 8:45am

In this dystopic climate, how can we refocus feminist visions of transforming society across the divides of gender, race, class, ability, and global region? What types of utopias have been conjured in the past? Which promising ones are under construction? Which previous notions might be reconceived and new ones imagined?

Women in the creative arts conference

Professor Cat Hope, Monash University; Professor Liza Lim, University of Sydney
10 August 2017 - 9:00am

Registration is now open for this innovative conference to be held in Canberra, at the Australian National University School of Music.

Women and national security

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4 April 2017 - 9:00am

The conference will link theory and concept with lived reality and contemporary practice, drawing on experiences from overseas deployments and recent conflicts.

Technicity, temporality, embodiment: the 10th international somatechnics conference

Keynote speakers - Vicki Kirby, University of New South Wales; Suvendrini Perera, Curtin University; Susan Stryker, University of Arizona; Valerie Traub, University of Michigan
1 December 2016 - 9:00am

Following recent conferences in Linköping (2013), Otago (2014) and Tucson (2015), the tenth International Somatechnics Conference will be held in Byron Bay.

Gendered innovations in the social sciences

Professor Paul Dalziel, Lincoln University, New Zealand; Professor Catriona Mackenzie, Macquarie University, Australia; Professor Laurel Weldon, Purdue University, USA; Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, UNESCO Centre, Lancaster University
7 November 2016 - 8:30am

This conference aims to compare the status of gender analysis and feminist research in different social science disciplines and to build persuasive arguments about how and why gender matters in them.

Diasporas in action conference

26 September 2016 - 9:00am

The Diasporas in Action Conference will take place at the University of Melbourne on 26-27 September.

State of the Pacific 2016

State, Society & Governance in Melanesia Program; ANU
13 September 2016 - 9:00am

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of SSGM’s establishment and the 70th anniversary of Pacific studies at the ANU.

2016 Global indigenous women’s conference

The National Aboriginal; Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance and Indigenous Conference Services (Australia)
12 September 2016 - 9:00am

The 2016 Global Indigenous Women's Conference is scheduled on September 12-14, 2016 at Stamford Grand Hotel Glenelg Adelaide South Australia.

2016 Trans*studies: an international transdisciplinary conference on gender, embodiment, and sexuality

Keynotes - Mauro Cabral, Co-director of GATE – Global Action for Trans* Equality; Sandy Stone, Department of Radio/TV/Film The University of Texas at Austin
7 September 2016 - 9:00am

Trans*studies is a 4-day international academic conference concerned with any topic pertaining to transgender issues, sex/gender variance, gender nonconformity, and diverse embodiments-as well as work that draws upon trans* methodologies to inform research in other areas of inquiry.


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