Produced by Elsevier in collaboration with experts from around the world, Gender in the Global Research Landscape will provide powerful insight through an evidence-based examination of the scholarly output and impact of research through a gender lens to inform governments, funders, and institutions.
The symposium considers the possibilities this re-engagement with the empirical holds for innovative theoretical and methodological developments and examines this development in the context of the social and political context in which knowledge is produced both within and outside the academy.
Professor Linda Martín Alcoff, Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center; Professor Eric Schliesser, University of Amsterdam/Ghent University
16 August 2016 - 9:30am
This symposium will explore the forms gendered practices take in the discipline such as philosophy, and consider the relationship between the production of knowledge and the gendered hierarchies of value that shape disciplinary spaces.
Yoga, one of India’s most celebrated cultural exports, is an increasingly popular practice around the world. This symposium aims to add scholarly depth to one of the current “hot topics” in contemporary international communities of yoga practice: the cultural politics of the ideal body.