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The ANU wishes to appoint an outstanding person to lead and facilitate the activities of the Herbert and Valmae Freilich Foundation. Further information about the Foundation can be found at http://www.anu....
Peruvian Congressman Alberto de Belaunde is one of the few political figures defending LGBTI civil and gender identity rights in Peru. This talk focuses on the question of human rights, including LGBTI challenges, in Latin America....
On the 6th and 7th March the How the Personal Became Political 2-day symposium was held. The symposium was the Gender Institute's Signature Event for 2017 and also celebrated International Women’s Day.
This course will introduce participants to key concepts and methods for gender analysis of public policy.
Applications are now open for the Pathways to Politics Program for Women.
The Women Who Write are interested in knowing more about the experiences of women in academia. As yet, few studies have explored women’s perspectives and experiences as academics in Australian and International universities. The group would like to...
Professor Alison Booth (Economics, ANU) and Professor Eiji Yamamura (Economics, Seinan Gaikun University) explore how differences in attitudes to competition or risk may contribute to explaining gender gaps in wages and other labour market outcomes by...
The Women’s Centre for Health Matters is seeking your help to update their Safety Mapping Tool.
Elsevier has just released a comprehensive new report, Gender in the Global Research Landscape. Gender Institute committee members and former convenors Professor Kim Rubenstein, ANU College of Law and Public Policy Fellow, and Associate Professor...
ANU engineering PhD student Francesca Maclean has been awarded the 2017 Young ACT Woman of the Year for her work to promote gender equity in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) at the University.
On International Women's Day Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins launched a report detailing the insights and stories from her recent consultations across Australia.
Each year, YWCA Canberra provides small grants of up to $2,000 to women across Canberra through the Great Ydeas program.
Gender Institute member Dr Skye Saunders has published an article in the Sydney Morning Herald examining Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's claims that feminists are 'hypocrites' for not immediately criticising comments from the Australian Federation...
The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security has released their submission to the Foreign Policy White Paper (2017).
A virtual special issue of Australian Feminist Studies, edited by Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott, has been produced to coincide with the ANU Gender Institute Symposium, ‘How the Personal Became Political: Reassessing Australia’s revolutions in...
Gender Institute members Associate Professor Sharon Bessell and Associate Professor Janet Hunt are leading ANU's research team that will partner with the International Women's Development Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in a new...
“Movement(s) and Mobility” is a Gender Studies Symposium that seeks to glean the intersections between gender, movement(s) and mobility.
Congratulations to Gender Institute member Patrick Kilby, who has just received a Fulbright Senior scholarship and an East-West Center Asia Studies Fellowship.
Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Libby Lyons, says that “If we are serious about being an innovation nation, we need to start improving gender diversity in industries that will be growth areas in the years to come.”
Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women’s Support Group Melbourne would like to invite women from Asian, African, And Middle Eastern background for a FREE Programme to Learn about being safe on the roads.
What is ongoing in academia with respect to scientific knowledge production, excellence and inequalities? This international and interdisciplinary research workshop will explore this from a critical perspective which is informed by gender and...
The Invisible Farmer, funded as an ARC Linkage project, is the largest ever study of Australian women on the land. It will combine personal narratives and academic research to map the diverse, innovative and vital role of women in Australian...
Applications are now being accepted for the ACT Women’s Grants Program 2016-2017 which provides funding for initiatives aimed at improving the safety, status, health and well-being of women and girls in the ACT.
UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO) is in the process of identifying potential implementing partners for the implementation of a project to strengthen regional and national capacities to measure violence against women in Asia and the...
Investing in Women is looking for an experienced Impact Investing Manager with a background in impact investing, finance or private sector development, and a strong understanding of the impact investing ecosystem and women small medium enterprises (...
The School of Music at the Australian National University is pleased to announce a call for papers and submissions for an innovative research conference on “Women in the Creative Arts” to be held at the school from 10-12 August 2017.
Apply now for the 10th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice: 'Gender, Conflict and Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism: International, Regional and Local Dimensions'
Social Development Specialist (Gender and Development)-Asian Development Bank
New Closing Date Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)
The Office for Women would like to invite all interested individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to provide input into the Australian Government priorities for the 61st Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61).
Postdoctoral researcher, Dr Monira Ahsan is looking for teaching and research opportunities. Monira's background is in international development and social policy (with 17 years of experience in the development sector) primarily in Asia. To access...
International travel awards are available for postgraduates and postdoctoral scholars for the upcoming 2017 Feminist Theory Workshop at the Duke University, North Carolina.
FWSA and University of Strathclyde invite researchers – academic or otherwise – to submit proposals for the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) biennial conference 2017
The Office for Women has just announced the release of the Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60)
Applications are sought twice per year for funding the development and implementation of events and projects. Read more for closing dates and guidelines.
The Office for Women invites all interested individuals, academics, and representatives of non-government organisations to put forward an application.
"Unfortunately what happened to my child is just one example of a much bigger problem. There needs to be an open conversation about this - we need to keep it on the table until real solutions are found."
Right now we are in the midst...
The Office for Women is calling for expressions of interest from civil society to co-host Australian Government side events at CSW61.
Congratulations to the ANU Australian Centre for Indigenous History Director, Professor Ann McGrath, who won the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Award in the general history category for her book Illicit Love: Interracial sex and marriage in the United...
Congratulations to ANU Professor Emily Banks (pictured) and Associate Professor Susan West who have been announced as winners in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2016.
Gender Institute members Dr Carolyn Strange and Professor Melanie Nolan are among nine senior academics from ANU who have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences.
Four postdoctoral researchers are sought to work on the project ‘Sexual Humanitarianism: migration, sex work and trafficking’, funded by the ERC, the European Research Council (CoG 2015 682451), and based at Kingston University, London.
Congratulations to veteran television presenter, Virginia Haussegger, who has announced she will be leaving the ABC next month to take up a role at the University of Canberra's 50/50 by 2030 Foundation.
Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) currently has vacancies for new members on their steering committee.
Registration is now open for the Gendered innovations in the social sciences conference.
Gender Institute member, Dr Skye Saunders, has published an article in The Australian on sexual harassment in the workplace.
IASSCS seeks to strengthen the field of social and cultural research on sexuality globally, including the development of research capacity, giving priority to the crucial need for diversity in this field of inquiry.
The conference timetable is now available for download.
Professor Alex Sharpe's lecture has now been released as a podcast
An interdisciplinary 2-day symposium at Australian National University
UN Women is seeking a consultant to develop a guidance note on integrating gender into counter terrorism policies and programmes for the UN System.
The MOOC Chile project is launching a free online course titled "Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity".
ANU has a renewed focus to regain accreditation from the Australian Breastfeeding Association as a "breastfeeding friendly workplace".
Gender Institute members, Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno and Professor Ann McGrath, have been shortlisted in the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards.
This summer school will provide passionate students nationwide with a chance to experience university life as they immerse themselves in hands-on activities across all Science and Engineering disciplines.
STEM professionals will host students for three days during school holidays, providing supervision and support.
Congratulations to one of our members, Dr Natalie Williams, lecturer in the ANU School of Music, who has won a prestigious award for one of her recent compositions.
The UN Women Office in Myanmar focusses on Governance, Peace and Security with a significant component of its work on the current peace process and on post-conflict governance reform.
Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies: Tenure Track/Open Rank Professor Position
On 20th July 2016, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull named Frances Adamson as the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's new secretary, the first woman to hold the post.
This workshop aims to explore the causes and consequences of the fertility decline in politics, social practices and cultural representations from a critical perspective which is informed by gender and intersectionality.
In the recent special double issue of the Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology Gender Institute Convenor Professor Margaret Jolly has published an article exploring masculinities in Vanuatu.
The inaugural National Multicultural Women’s Conference 2016 – Influencing change: Vision and Impact, to be held from 3-4 November 2016 at the Parkroyal Hotel, Parramatta.
The UGC-sponsored Women’s Studies Centre of Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu; is starting an innovative full-time course: MA in Women's Studies and Entrepreneurship.
Some of Canberra's most inspiring young women will share their leadership insights with delegates at the second annual She Leads College Conference.
Professor Margaret Jolly has agreed to take over the role of Convenor of the Gender Institute from Kim Rubenstein from this week.
Dr Katrine Beauregard, a lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations, has published an article on women’s representation and gender gaps in political participation.
The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT (WLA ACT) invites nominations for the inaugural ACT Women Lawyers Awards.
The International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Programs at Trinity College announce a joint tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.
Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has launched the ANU Gender Institute's latest publication The Public law of Gender: From the Local to the Global, affirming the links between research and public policy.
UN Women are currently recruiting for a variety of positions on their Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth committees.
Professor Ruth Rubio Marin has received a standing ovation for her powerful State of the Union address.
The ANU Gender Institute, Australian National Committee for UN Women, Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and the Women's International league for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) have for the third time collaborated on this project.
What impact does women's limited presence in key fields of research have upon our capacity to grapple with social and political change? International symposium, ANU 7-9 Nov 2016. Deadline for abstracts: 21 July 2016.
A digest of podcast and video recordings from Gender Institute events to date in 2016. An opportunity to catch up on events you may have missed.
"Equality is not a credential. Equality is a task. It is what we have to do, because we are not there yet". Access the full blog post here.
The Gender Institute congratulates one of our members, Professor Ann McGrath, who has been awarded one of Queensland's most prestigious awards for her book on the hidden history of interracial relationships between Indigenous people and settlers.
Gender, Science and Wonder, a postgraduate workshop sponsored by the ANU Gender Institute, was held at ANU from 11-12 February 2016. It was an interdisciplinary conversation of postgraduate students, early- to mid-career researchers,...
The recommendations prepared at the recent APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Round Table on Gender Equity are available here.
The Australian Human Rights Commission will be conducting a nation-wide survey of university students on sexual harassment and sexual assault.
In a blog post for the London School of Economics, Anne Boring, Kellie Ottoboni and Philip B. Stark review studies of...
The University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme has been established to retain, attract and support early-career and mid-career researchers of...
How does international law as well as other disciplines respond to these developments? What do recent conflicts tell us about the contemporary representations of women in and at war? What lessons did we learn from the first 15 years of the WPS Agenda...
Four weeks into the Federal election campaign the Women’s Electoral Lobby has called for the major parties to make ending Australia’s domestic violence a key priority.
Congratulations to one of our members, Tamara Browne, who has been awarded the prestigious Brocher Foundation Residency fellowship to work on her project “Rethinking Parental Autonomy in Sex Selection” in Geneva in the summer of 2017.
The Gender Institute congratulates our members who were amongst the recipients of this year's Vice-Chancellor's awards for excellence in education.
The Department of Sociology within the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, is seeking an academic in the Sociology of Gender.
A video of the recent event 'Research, work, life and balancing academic careers' is now available.
At an event on 6th April, the Gender Institute farewelled Prof Charlesworth, who is moving to the University of Melbourne.
This seminar will explore what works well and what should be different in the maternity care of women who birth in Australia today.
Gender Institute member Associate Professor Ronit Ricci has just published Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration, an edited collection that explores the phenomenon of exile within and from colonial Asia between the seventeenth and...
Project: Women in Contemporary Australian Astronomy: Where do they go? Where are they now?
In this rich and compelling account Elizabeth traces from the first contact between her family and White Australians to her experiences of being part of both her aboriginal community and the western world.
The Office for Women, is seeking Expressions of Interests to take part in the Australian government delegation to the APEC WEF in Lima, Peru on the 27-30 June 2016. The 2016 WEF is the only APEC Forum dedicated to gender equality issues and represents...
The 2014 Male Champions of Change program report has been released. The report details the strategy taken by the project and the key outcomes of this strategy. The report is available for download below. You can find out more about...
Applications are now open and will close June 1 2016.
ANU Alumna and former Director of the International Labour Organisation’s Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch, Jane Hodges.
Australian Feminist Studies is seeking contributions in the form of original articles (up to 8,000 words) for a 2017 themed issue covering feminist engagements with archives and new modes of history.
The Symposium is interdisciplinary in nature and seeks to cover a broad reach of women's leadership issues in both the public and private sectors.
Applications for the 2016 ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship Mentoring Scheme are now open.
The Gender Institute congratulates one of our members, Emeritus Professor Alison Booth, who has been made a Founding Fellow of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE)
The Australian Journal of Public Administration is seeking abstracts for a special issue exploring the interplay between evidence, culture, and ideology in the realm of action on gender equity.
Mitra Wacana Women Resource Centre (WRC) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, an NGO that focuses on empowering women through information, is seeking contributions for their website.
From 2 - 9 April a group of cyclists will ride from Sydney Harbour to the top of Mt Kosciuszko.
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience
YWCA Canberra is calling on the next ACT Government to demonstrate a commitment to creating a Canberra that prioritises social inclusion and equality for all.
Since 2003, Luce Irigaray has held annual international seminars with young academics.
Over 50 Canberra cafes will join in a special campaign to run on International Women’s Day –on Tuesday 8 March, raising awareness of violence against women.
This conference is intended to extend this focus on bodily techniques and embodied technologies to engage with recent theories of time and temporalities, as well as feminist, queer and trans historiography.
Papers are sought for a book project exploring innovation in gender studies in the context of managerialism and the demand for scientific excellence.
Applications for Screen Australia's Brilliant Careers fund are now open.
ACT Minister for Community Services, Ms Yvette Berry MLA, is seeking nominations for the ACT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Ministerial Advisory Council.
Interdisciplinary Conference aiming to encourage and develop diverse understanding concerning political masculinities as agents of change. Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (United Kingdom) Submission deadline Friday 29 April 2016.
Scholars from the queer community interested in the study of sexual diversity and disability are sought for participation in a discussion.
This conference will explore, examine, critique, theorise and respond to key issues related to how mothers negotiate competing demands in the twenty first century.
The editors of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience are pleased to announce a call for submissions of original essays and mixed media works.
The School of Social and Political Sciences and the Faculty of Arts Gender Studies Program are currently seeking a Level B Lecturer in Gender Studies starting Semester 1 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter. Deadline 7 January 2016.
Emory University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship for the project entitled New Scholarship on the Affects, a Sawyer Seminar (Dept. of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies).
Deadline 12 February 2016.
The Women’s Legal Centre is seeking an experienced and innovative family lawyer to fill the role of Principal Solicitor on a three-year contract.
This international and interdisciplinary workshop aims at analysing the causes and consequences of the fertility decline in politics, social practices and cultural representations from a critical perspective which is informed by gender and...
The ANU Academic Board has recently drawn the attention of staff to a report tabled to its September meeting.
YWCA Canberra’s Executive Director Frances Crimmins and ACT Minister for Women Yvette Berry have called on Canberra business owners to support women fleeing domestic violence.
The purpose of this Workshop is to increase civil, military and police practitioner’s baseline understanding of UNSCR1325 and how to operationalise WPS and is open to Australian government and non-government staff (at APS5-EL1 or equiv. level).
The editors' choice special issue marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Australian Feminist Studies has just been made available online.
YWCA Canberra is seizing a global opportunity to call on governments to step up their commitment to end violence against women.
A call for abstracts for a themed selection of papers in 'Gender, Place & Culture' to be introduced by Hamsa Rajan & Kerrie Thornhill, University of Oxford. Deadline for abstracts December 10 2015.
Expressions of Interest are now open for DFAT’s Business Partnerships Platform, which will support partnerships between DFAT and businesses on investments in developing countries that deliver a combined social and commercial return.
Suffragette follows the growing suffragette movement through the eyes of Maud Watts, a working mother living in Britain. The film explores women's struggle for the right to vote and the suffragettes often violent clashes with police.
The Forum Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the Pacific Leaders Gender Equality Declaration at the Leaders Forty-Sixth Meeting held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the implementation of the 2012 Pacific...
A wrap up of the Dialogue event held at University House, ANU in October 2015, including podcasts of each session, images and resources.
The Gender Institute is delighted to congratulate member Zuleika Arashiro and her co-editor, Malba Barahona, on the publication of Women in Academia Crossing North–South Borders: Gender, Race, and Displacement.
Applications are invited for fifteen ESR posts, the holders of which will be employed as researchers at various institutions on a joint research project on Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe. Application deadlines vary by position.
Articles and essays are sought from every field of social sciences and humanities, which critically investigate men and masculinities. Submissions may be written either in English or Turkish. Submission deadline, December 15, 2015.
The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (CAIS) will hold a memorial service and celebrate the life of PhD scholar Jacky Sutton, who passed away in October this year. Jacky's unexplained and untimely death has been met with disbelief and great sadness...
For the second consecutive year, YWCA Canberra has achieved a citation as an Employer of Choice from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
This lecture by visiting Professor Linda Martin Alcoff explores the conditions of echoing and echoability in the context of the epidemic of global sexual violence.
The Office for Women is seeking applications for NGO Delegates and Australian hosted side events for the upcoming 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60).
The Gender Institute welcomes Annick Thomassin to its administrative team.
Jacky Sutton was a Gender Institute member writing a PhD in the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies about women working for media in Afghanistan and Iraq. She was herself also working with an NGO supporting local media in areas affected...
Professor Alison Booth will be the first woman to present the Colin Clark Memorial Lecture at the University of Queensland.
Submission of written statements for CSW60 is now open through CSO-Net
On September 16th, 2015 the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of the Athena SWAN program was launched at Parliament House in Canberra.
The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the...
Institute of Cross Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange will be sponsoring an international and interdisciplinary seminar along with a round table discussion on empowering women and issues related to different activities NGOs are providing for women...
The Program in Women’s Studies at Duke University are offering travel awards of up to $1,000 to international PhD or post-doctoral scholars outside the United States to attend the Feminist Theory Workshop in Durham, North Carolina.
The Gender Institute congratulates member Dr Susan Harris-Rimmer who, along with Ms Anne Fulwood, was named one of the first Australian representatives to the W20
Prominent academic and social researcher Professor Catherine Waldby has commenced as Director of the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS).
A background paper, “Falling through the Net? Gender and Social Protection in the Pacific,” by Gender Institute member’s Margaret Jolly, Helen Lee, Katherine Lepani, Anna Naupa and Michelle Rooney, has been published as one of the first papers in the...
This new book by Gender Institute member Dr Caroline E Schuster focuses on gender and finance in global development and Latin America.
Demanding accountability for sexual violence in Australia's off-shore detention 'black sites' is one of the driving forces behind this new website at the intersection of research and activism.
Recipient of the 2016 Gender institute and Humanities Research Centre joint fellowship is Professor Patricia Plummer, whose research topic will be “Challenging Authority? Gender, Identity and Power in Contemporary Popular Culture: A Comparative...
Catalyst is a juried online journal that expands the feminist and critical intellectual legacies of science and technology studies into theory-intensive research, critique, and practice, supporting intersectional and transnational scholarship and...
Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS) is seeking a Research Officer (Diversity Data) to assist in the development and delivery of a research project working towards an end to violence against women and their children...
YWCA Canberra has today been announced as an ACT winner of the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) Play Your Part Awards, which recognise excellence in primary violence prevention initiatives.
This article makes clear the crucial role of women's civil society organisations to the democratic transition in Myanmar.
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is seeking a qualified, committed and collaborative post-doctoral fellow to undertake research on gender and agribusiness expansion in tropical countries.
Organisers of the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) are seeking submissions of abstracts and/or posters for the conference to be held in February 2016. Deadline for submission 30 September 2015.
ANU is an institutional partner of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). AAUW offer International Fellowships which provide $18,000 - $30,000 for women who are not US citizens to pursue full-time graduate or postgraduate study in the US...
The International Committee of the Red Cross is advertising two paid trainee roles at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland; one who would support the...
Lilith is currently seeking submissions for the 2016 edition. September 30 2015
“The Master’s tools will never dismantle the Master’s house”: Radically engaging with International human rights, intersectional advocacy and embodied sexuality and sexual practice
Catch up on The ABC Law Report program (linked below) from June 2, 2015 where Dr Heather Roberts, Gender Institute member and lecturer at ANU College of Law, discusses "some eye-opening differences between the welcome speeches for male and female...
The ANU Postgraduate and Research Students’ Association (PARSA) is seeking expressions of interest for the Women’s Steering Committee, a group to advise and assist the Women’s Officer.
A fulltime position in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Event report by Elisabeth Storor from ANU Woroni.
ANU staff can now access the 2014 report and have until Wednesday 19 August to register comments.
YWCA Canberra has launched a new audio visual production studio at its Computer Clubhouse in Richardson, the first of its kind in the ACT.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research is seeking funding applications for 18 month and 24 month projects that aim to generate insights into and a better understanding of processes that determine and strengthen the sexual and...
Call for papers for the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Special Issue 11.1
Chapter proposals from all disciplines and areas of study are sought for a proposal to Rowman and Littlefield International for a volume on Shame as part of an already accepted series on moral psychology and emotions
This conference responds to increased interest in gender research and feminist theory which sees inter-disciplinary as well as multi-disciplinary dialogues going on that expand and impact gender studies. The Conference will enable post-graduate...
The position involves providing substantive and technical advice to assist the strategic growth and development of the AGIPP.
The Australian Feminist Law Journal is seeking articles for publication for the next General Issue of the Journal, Volume 42.2 (December 2016).
Special issue 'The Abundance of Conflict and the Poverty of Resolution' - submission deadline 1 June 2015.
Congratulations to Professor Christine Charles recipient of the 2015 Women in Industry 'Excellence in Engineering' award.
On the 28th of May 2015 the Equality Rights Alliance’s (ERA) Young Women’s Advisory Group (YWAG) launched ‘Let’s Talk: Young Women’s Views on Sex Education'. As a continuation of YWAG’s work on sex education and respectful relationships, this survey...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands has funding available aimed at improving the position of women and girls all around the world: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW).
The revised policy aims to ensure that all institutions provide an environment supporting the progression and retention of women in health and medical research.
The Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015, co-sponsored by Senator Nick Xenophon, Senator Larissa Waters of the Australian Greens, and Independent Senators Jacqui Lambie and Glenn Lazarus, has now been referred to the...
Product, Production, Productivity is a joint Women's studies symposium between Nanyang Technological University, Lucy Cavendish College University of Cambridge and Australian National University.
YWCA Australia has released a new report titled 'Paid Parental Leave - A new approach: scenarios for the schemes'
Pembroke College and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities invite applications for a joint Pembroke-TORCH Career Development Fellowship in ‘Women in the Humanities’.
Catch up on this live social media panel event where young women were offered an accessible explanation of the federal budget process and its political function, a roundup of the new measures that affected women and the opportunity to ask questions....
Congratualtions to Gender Institute member Dr Beth Beckmann who has been awarded the Higher Education Academy's (HEA) highest category of recognition.
Podcast release of ANU Gender Institute 4th Anniversary public lecture by Professor Sally Engle Merry, New York University.
Special Issue of the Journal of Critical Realism (15:5, 2016)
Deadline October 1, 2015.
Edited by Angela Martínez Dy, Lena Gunnarsson and Michiel van Ingen
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at The University of Texas School of Law extends a call for papers for the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights. The $1,000 prize will be awarded to the...
Women of all ages and backgrounds are invited to join a small cooking network to meet other women, share recipes and cook and eat together. A couple of groups already meet once a month and a new group will be commencing in July. This...
It has been the practice since 1984 for Federal Governments to produce a Women’s Budget Statement as one element of the official Budget Papers. In 2014 this practice ceased and the National Foundation for Australian...
Statement to the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Leader of the Greens and cross bench Senators, calls on the Government to reverse its stated position regarding the proposal to remove access to minimum paid parental leave entitlements.
I.B.Tauris is excited to announce a new book series, Visionaries: the first to be solely dedicated to female filmmakers, their work, influence and status. Featuring short, accessible books on individual female filmmakers from around the world...
The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School, ANU seeks a casual part-time research assistant.
Fair Agenda's 'What it will take?' report shows that critical frontline services don't have enough funding and are having to turn away thousands of women who are at risk.
An opportunity exists for a researcher with expertise in the areas of gender and sexuality studies for a project based at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
The Women’s Studies Program at McGill University’s Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer position to begin in August 1, 2015.
This is a renewable, non-tenure stream, 12-month...
A reminder for anyone running or planning a survey.
YWCA Canberra has expressed concerns that the potential positive impacts of the Federal Government’s new Child Care Subsidy will be limited by its backflip on paid parental leave.
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will be offering this winter intensive course, convened by Professor Margaret Jolly at undergraduate and...
No figure in Australian feminism has been as influential or as exciting as Germaine Greer. The recent opening of her archive at the University of Melbourne has only heightened interest in research and...
Lena Dunham's HBO television series is the subject of this edited book.
ANU Gender Institute is pleased to partner with the Humanities Research Centre (HRC) and offer this annual visiting fellowship to enhance national and international links with humanities scholars working in the areas of gender and sexuality.
ANU PhD Student Rosanna is one of six Canberra women awarded 2015 Great Ydeas Small Grants by YWCA Canberra, to pursue creative projects that will have widespread benefit for the community.
New project aiming to provide a communication forum for people interested in flexible work practices and workplace gender equality
This Report Card is the output of the Annual Civil Society Dialogue, a collaboration between ANU Gender Institute, the Australian National Committee for UN Women, an the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
The Lilith editorial collective is currently recruiting new members
Lilith: A Feminist History Journal is seeking submissions for its next issue.
Women & Leadership Australia announce a second round of education sector grants.
A podcast is now available for the Voice and agency: empowering women and girls for shared prosperity event held 25 September 2014....
Catch up on Anne Summers' compelling conversation with Lt Gen. David Morrison, Chief of Army.
The Gender Institute would like to congratulate Jessica Avalon, who was a joint recipient of the ANU Undergraduate Student of the Year award at the ANU Alumni Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday 28 March 2015
The general objective of the project is to enhance gender equality in the EU policy area of research.
The National Committee offers a competitive internship program and applications are now open.
The lecture titled 'Care and Dignity: major challenges to economics and human rights' attracted a large audience.
International Girls Studies Association would like to announce with the details of their inaugural International Girls’ Studies conference.
These indicators spread across six areas of social concern for gender equality.
The campaign, Respect NOW seeks $200,000 of funding per year from the ACT Government, to deliver the award- winning program, Respect, Communicate, Choose (RCC) in all public primary schools in the ACT.
The Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Youth Network aims to provide young women and girls with disabilities living in Australia with easy to understand human rights information.
Applications are now open for four Fellowships.
UN Women is pleased to announce the 3rd Call for Proposals of the Fund for Gender Equality (FGE or the Fund)
Applications are invited from early-career women researchers in the humanities and social sciences for this mentoring scheme.
Women employed in the Education Sector are advised that fourteen $11,000 scholarship grants remain available for participation in the 2015 Advanced Leadership Program
Hypatia: a journal of feminist philosophy is seeking book reviewers to review books that relate to the upcoming special issue 'Feminist Love Studies in the 21st Century'.
Special issue guest editors: Ann Ferguson (University of Massachusetts Amherst, U.S.) and Margaret E. Toye (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
YWCA Canberra is inviting Canberra women and girls to follow their dreams and aspirations, and apply for a Great Ydeas grant.
Special Issue Volume 41.2 (December 2015). Special Issue editors: Kate Gleeson and Timothy Jones. Submission deadline April 30, 2015
Special issue of the Women's Studies Association of New Zealand journal. Release date: June 2016. Submission deadline: 30 June 2015
The latest issue of Anne Summers Reports.
We are currently putting together the Gender Institute’s biennial report for 2013/4.
We welcome Jennifer Clynk as the new administrator for the Gender Institute working from lunchtime Wednesday to Friday.
Clare Southerton is creating our newsletter – deadline for the week’s issue is noon on Mondays. Please contact us at ...
A call for papers for a small symposium of international scholars to collaboratively explore conflict and its impacts.
Women Lead Australia is a program that will provide Australia’s top emerging female leaders with one-to-one mentorship from Australia’s leading C-Suite executives.
The School of International Political and Strategic Studies in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will be renamed in honour of Dr Coral Bell AO as the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs.
Participants are invited for the 2015 Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium to be held on 16, 17 & 18 March, 2015, at Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College in Oxford University, U.K.
The Oxford Round Table invites participation in its Annual International Conference on Women and Education.
Company aims to attract more women and underrepresented minority groups with new fund.
The firm was awarded the prestigious Sir Ken Robinson Award for Workplace Flexibility.
In an article for the Canberra Times, Gender Institute member Kim Rubenstein argues that addressing the lack of women in the high court should remain a priority.
YWCA Canberra’s Relationship Things program received a prestigious Partners In Prevention Community Award by the ACT Office for Women.
The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education invites proposals for policy-relevant research on student equity in higher education.
Congratulations to the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at ANU which was successful in its application for the Bronze Pleiades Award.
Women Creating Change (WCC) invites proposals from Columbia/Barnard faculty for a new working group project that would begin in 2015. WCC provides seed money of $45,000 over three years to working groups of scholars and practitioners whose projects...
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society invites submissions for a special issue titled "Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century," slated for publication in the Autumn 2016 issue:
6th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference October 23-24, 2015, UCLA - Early Bird registration
The Gender Institute congratulates Professor Helen Ennis (School of Art) and Professor Angela Woollacott (School of History) who have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. They are among nineteen scholars selected based on...
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has released the inaugural findings from comprehensive gender data provided by Australian employers. This world-leading dataset paints the most comprehensive picture of gender equality in Australian ...
Following a workshop supported by a Gender Institute grant and hosted at ANUCES, Kasia Williams has edited a special issue of Life Writing, focusing on Displaced Women: Eastern European Post-War Narratives in Australia. See ...
The Astronomical Society of Australia has expressed their support of members who speak up about sexism. In the letter below the society makes reference to recent and highly publicised backlash against those who have spoken out.
Eighty per cent of young women, aged 15-30, do not believe gender equality exists in Australia, according to the latest She Speaks survey.
The nation-wide survey of 1643 young women, conducted by YWCA Australia...
Gender Institute member Beth Beckmann has been appointed to the 2014-16 ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women.
Keynote Speakers: Joanna Bourke, Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London; Joy Damousi, Professor of History at The University of Melbourne and Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow
The Gender Institute would like to congratulate one of our members Dr. Carolyn Strange and her colleagues Dr. Lisa Featherstone; Dr. Amanda Kaladelfos; and Dr. Nina Westera who have won funding for an ARC Discovery project that examines qualitative...
The Office for Women would like to invite all interested individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to provide input into the Australian Government priorities.
The UN Women publication The World Survey of the Role of Women in Development 2014: Gender Equality and Sustainable Development has just been released and is available on their...
Gender Institute member Bina D’Costa has a new publication entitled 'Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts'.
A large number of women's groups have made a joint statement noting their opposition to the 'Burqa Ban', arguing that all Australian women have the right to be safe in public places and singling out one mode of dress as unacceptable creates a...
On 24th September diplomatic representatives, academics and business leaders from across the globe gathered at ANU to discuss gender equality issues, ahead of the 2014 G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane.
The Gender Institute would like to congratulate member Susan Harris Rimmer who was listed in the 100 Women of Influence 2014 in the 'Global' category. The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards showcase the country's...
Presented at ANU annually in different formats since 2006 - and supported by the ANU Centre for Higher Education, Learning and Teaching - the Academic Women's Writing Workshop provides an evidence-based, structured and supportive approach to intensive...
At the recent Women in Science dinner at ANU, six female scientists came from all over Australia to share knowledge from their own work in gender equality. The panellists were Margaret Barbour (University of Sydney), Rachel Burton (University of...
Dr Jessica Kennedy was awarded the 2014 ACT Young Lawyer of the Year Award at the Law Society’s Annual Dinner. The Award recognises the professional achievements and community involvement of outstanding young lawyers in the Canberra region. Read more...
'Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe' is a new publication edited by Eva Schandevyl that explores the relationship between gender and law in Europe from the nineteenth century to the present. See the attached...
British actor Emma Watson has given a moving speech at the UN Women HeForShe event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 20, 2014. Watson, a UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, discussed what it means to be a feminist and urged...
On Aug 28th 2014 the ANU Gender Institute and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ‘in conversation’ with ABC journalist, Virginia Haussegger. Catch up on the event pics and media....
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is developing an Academic Research Hub. This will be a forum for academic researchers – whether established, early career or PhD candidates – to...
Lilith is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles and reviews in all areas of women’s, feminist and gender history. The deadline for submissions for the 2015 issue is Sunday, 31 August 2014
The position is open until filled, with review of applications beginning 15 November 2014.
Professor Kim Rubenstein considers a recent petition initiative a reminder of the active citizenship made possible by the suffragettes of the 1890s.
A technical report authored by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt based on a survey into the issues, concerns and challenges of women-headed farming households in the Eastern Gangetic Plains (eastern Bihar, northern West Bengal and eastern Terai of Nepal) – one of...
Abstract submissions are invited from a broad range of disciplines including law, sociology, social policy, economics, psychology and gender studies for the Austerity, Gender and Household Finances conference taking place at the University of Kent, UK...
The UN Women Executive Director is calling for nominations to include two new members to the Global Civil Society Advisory Group as youth representatives.
Dr Naomi Mathers, Industry Liaison Engineer at the ANU Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, received two awards at the Women in Industry awards ceremony held in Sydney on June 26. Naomi was awarded the Industry Advocacy and the Excellence...
A survey seeking participation from service providers in the areas of gender violence and/or law in Australia.
A limited number of $11,000 scholarships are available for this 12 month program.
Newly appointed Public Policy Fellow Professor Lorraine Elliot confirmed as Chair-elect of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS).
Registration is now closed.
The 2014 Astronomical Society of Australia Women in Astronomy Workshop will be hosted at ANU in August. All are welcome, regardless of gender, background or seniority.
Recipient of the 2014 fellowship, A/Professor Maryanne Dever, made three visits to ANU in 2014. A/Professor Dever used her fellowship to develop a book length manuscript entitled, Paper: Materiality and the Archived Page. Her activities on campus also...
The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies is still seeking authors for a number of entries.
The new reproductive justice book series from University of California Press will publish works exploring the contours and content of reproductive justice.
The series will include primers aimed at students or people new to reproductive justice...
The scholarship will be available for a woman currently undertaking postgraduate feminist studies, by research, in any discipline.
Closing date Thursday 31 July 2014
Dr Richard Eves (State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, CAP) in collaboration International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) has recently secured $500,000 funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for the research project...
Beryl Women Inc. provides supportive crisis accommodation to women/children escaping domestic/family violence.
The organisation will be celebrating its 40th birthday next year, and is seeking a researcher to undertake the project of recording...
Catch up on the second in our 2014 public lecture series Feminist Theory Now via the podcast.
Submissions are invited for the Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference to be held at University of Melbourne, 9-11 December 2014. Submission deadline May 31 2014.
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at The University of Texas School of Law extends a call for papers for the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights. The $1,000 prize will be awarded to the...
There is an important opportunity for ANU Gender Institute members, especially the international node to engage with the Australian government and policymakers.
Philippine Studies Association of Australia (PSAA) are seeking expressions of interest to attend or contribute to a 2-day workshop to showcase the work Australian Filipinists have done over the last few years and how to foster the next generation of...
YWCA Canberra are offering 10 scholarships in partnership with ACT Office for Women, and 3 scholarships in partnership with Westpac and the Zonta Canberra Chapter (13 in total) to fund attendance at the conference by women who would otherwise not be...
The Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation is currently establishing a network of academics who research in areas related to:
‘the histories and the effects of ethnic, cultural, religious and sexual bigotry and animosity, and the exploration...
Applications are open to all Early Career Researchers (those who have been awarded a PhD or equivalent research doctorate within five years; an extension to this limit may be approved owing to significant career interruptions) working...
Researchers of law and love are invited to submit a paper for a one-day interdisciplinary workshop presented by the Humanities Research Centre @ The Australian National University to be held on 5 December 2014.
Recently published in the ACT Council of Social Service newsletter, Update, this opinion piece by Gender Institute member Dr Merrindahl Andrew, Senior Research Associate in the School of Political Science and International Relations...
Congratulations to Frank Bongiorno, Associate Professor in the School of History, and Gender Institute member, on being awarded the 2013 ACT Book of the Year.
On 26 March 2014 The Australian Women's History Forum staged a sold-out headline debate on the proposition that; ‘Australia doesn’t need Women’s History Month’ - a video of the debate is now available online at Canberra Live
The ANU Gender Institute was delighted and honoured to have the then Governor-General of Australia, Dame Quentin Bryce, launch the Institute in March 2011. Three years on, Ms Bryce's term as Australia's first female GG has come to an end and we would...
The Jean Hailes Research Unit is offering a full-time 3-year PhD scholarship, tenable immediately.
YWCA is seeking to better understand how girls and young women understand leadership.
The findings from the 'She Speaks' survey will be integral to the design and implementation of specialist YWCA leadership programs for girls and young women....
Applications are now open for research grants of up to 3 thousand dollars to Early Career Researchers working on topics that examine the histories and the effects of ethnic, cultural, religious and sexual bigotry and animosity.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has released a suite of seven papers on gender equality in the workplace.
The seven papers are:
The final version of the CSW58 agreed conclusions is available for download below along with the ministerial statement tabled in parliament on Monday 24 March 2014 by Senator the Hon Michalea Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women,...
Applause and whoops of joy greeted the passing of new laws allowing transgender and intersex people to change their birth certificates in the ACT Assembly on Thursday.
Conference session at the Institute of Australian Geographers/New Zealand Geographical Society Annual conference.
The organisers are interested in papers that attend to feminism in both physical spaces and online.
The conference is to be...
Hypatia is pleased to invite submissions for the 2015 Hypatia Diversity Essay Prize for work by HDR/ECR researchers. Submission deadline - February 1, 2015
Congratulations to Dr Susan Harris Rimmer, Director of Studies at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy ANU, and Gender Institute member, who has been selected by Senator the Hon Michalea Cash as a non-government delegate in the official Australian...
The sixth edition of Gender Indicators, Australia was released on 25 February by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It highlights updated data including information about men's and women's experiences of violence (including violence by a partner)...
The Minister for Women, Joy Burch MLA has called for nominations for membership of the 2014-2016 ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women. Nominations close on 31 March 2014.
ANU PhD student Belinda Thompson is seeking input from people who have worked on gender issues in developing countries to participate in a four question survey about health services.
Congratulations to Gender Institute member Dr Susan Harris-Rimmer who has been selected by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, to...
This event is an opportunity to network, celebrate women and recognise their contribution to the University.
Feral Feminisms, a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest edited by Zorianna Zurba.
Submitted contributions may include papers, visual...
The organisers of this conference say it's time to forget reform and that it is time to talk about abolishing prisons in society.
Lauren Chief Elk writes about the impact of mainstream feminism on public policy and debate and the issues this can raise for indigenous communities.
Robert Bosch Foundation "Fast Track" programme is specifically for female researchers, and this round is aimed at researchers in languages and the humanities. Deadline 3 March 2014.
The European Commission has 9.5 million EUR in funds for research promoting gender equality in research and innovation. Deadline is 10 February 2014.
The editors of the major US journal Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research have published an editorial (PDF attached below) recommending that research needs to explicitly "reflect that we treat both men and
The 2014 Luce Irigaray Circle conference will be held in Melbourne 10 - 12 December. Proposals are sought for papers and visual art. Closing date for submissions is February 15 2014.
US Philosophers have recently launched a new online database of women working in the field of Philosophy: Women of Philosophy. The goal is to make their work easily accessible so that the large number of women working in this profession will be...
This international conference on women’s rights will focus on the role of women as actors, participants and rights holders in armed conflicts, with special attention paid to recent developments in Syria and other theatres of conflict.
Nominations for the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science are closing soon. Deadline for nominations 10 February 2014.
SWIP UK are calling for papers for their panel at the Joint Session of the Mind Association and Aristotelian Society to be held at the University of Cambridge, 11th-13th of July 2014.
Commencing in 2014, the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) offers an annual prize of $1500 for the development of innovative approaches to teaching philosophy.
Two recent articles of interest regarding initiatives and research addressing global gender disparities in the sciences
The Program on Gender and Global Change at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva is seeking applications for its visiting fellows program.
Women’s History Review, a journal which provides a forum for a variety of approaches to women’s history is seeking articles for a special issue to be edited by Mary Spongberg and Paula Hamilton: Women’s History, Memory and the Digital Turn
Nominations for the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science are now open. Deadline for nominations 10 February 2014.
Identifying the causes underlying the under-representation of women in academia is a source of ongoing concern and controversy, yet it is a critical issue in ensuring the openness and diversity of academia.
The Gender Research Institute, Dartmouth College's flagship center for interdisciplinary gender-based research, is calling for applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to begin in Fall 2014 for a two-year appointment (Sept 2014 - June 2016)....
The 2013 Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security was launched by Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash.
The Australian Women's History forum have issued an advance announcement for their upcoming headline debate on the proposition that:
The selection process for non-government representatives wishing to be included on the official government delegation to the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) is now open. The deadline for applications is...
Nominations for the ACT Women’s Awards close on 2 December 2013.
ANU Gender Institute public forum: Could the research model for this ground-breaking study be extended to look at the situation of women in academia? Three authors of the report will discuss its findings and take questions.
Business Ethics Quarterly is calling for papers for a special issue on Gender, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Austrade is accepting applications for the 2014 Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business. Women currently enrolled full time in the final year of a master’s degree in international business or a Master of Business...
ANU College of Law Lecturer and University of Canberra PhD Candidate Skye Saunders' research has recently recieved significant media coverage with an article in The Age newspapaer and an Interview on ABC Radio program 'Bush Telegraph'. Skye's research...
Co-sponsored by the ANU Gender Institute and the Association of Law, Literature and the Humanities, Dr Honni van Rijswijk will facilitate an ECR/HDR writing Workshop and present a Public Lecture.
In partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, IDRC’s Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program is launching a call for Expression of Interest for a...
ABC's Virginia Haussegger speaks with Indonesian women's rights activist Kamala Chandrakirana, adviser to the UN Human Rights Council. This interview was recorded during Kamala's recent visit which was hosted by ANU Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy,...
ANU Gender Institute committee member and inaugural convenor, Professor Kim Rubenstein, has received a 2013 Edna Ryan Award in Leadership for leading feminist changes in the public sphere.
The AIDS Action Council of the ACT has awarded the Community Award for 2013 to the Migration Legal Clinic which was founded in 2008 by 'ANU Inspiring Women' nominee Marianne Dickie.
The ANU Research School of Astronomy And Astrophysics (RSAA) in partnership with the ANU Gender Institute is looking for 2 motivated candidates to participate in gender access and equity research and activities undertaken at RSAA within the next 3...
The CARE Emergency Group is currently seeking a volunteer in their Canberra Office.
The successful applicant should have a strong interest in gender equality and women’s rights and will be able to commit 2 days or 15 hours per week, reporting...
Office for Women, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, invites all interested individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to provide input into the Australian Government priorities for the 58th Session on the United Nations...
Gender, Work and Organization 8th Biennial International Interdisciplinary conference, 24th – 26th June, 2014, Keele University, UK. Call for abstracts for the Corporate Responsibility and Gendered Organizations stream - submission deadline 1 Nov 2013...
The Canberra Times has today reported an announcement by Minister Joy Burch that the Women's Information and Referral Centre in the ACT will close at the end of this month.
Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Heath Sciences are offering a Research Fellow appointment as part of a recently-awarded, multi-method, ARC-funded Linkage Project investigating psychosocial aspects of female genital cosmetic surgery...
A focused symposium with four sessions hosted by Justice (Access and Administration) Research Group, School of Law and Justice, University of Canberra, to be held in March 2014. OPen to all but places are limited.
RoWRS is a unique personal development program aimed at women doctoral students that has been running at ANU since 2010.
ANU women interested in pursuing full-time study or research in the United States are eligible for International Fellowships provided by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), which ANU has become the first Australian university to join...
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has supported scholars from more than 130 countries, and projects in more than 25 countries. ANU has become an AAUW partner member giving undergraduate students the opportunity to join for free.
Catch up on philosopher and ANU Gender Institute Convenor Dr Fiona Jenkins' recent Cranlana Alumni Series lecture on why meritocracy fails women via the ABC Radio National 'Big Ideas' podcast.
Paper proposals are being accepted for July 2014 issue of the international journal Gender & Development which will look at Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in international development and humanitarian programs, advocacy and campaigns- from a...
Call for papers: Submission/Abstracts due by November 30th
Gender Summit 3 will be held in Washington DC. The theme for 2013 is, 'Diversity Fueling Excellence in Research and Innovation'. Registrations close on 21 October.
11 October is the International Day of the Girl Child recognising girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. Numerous events will take place to celebrate and support the 2013 theme; 'Innovating for Girls’ Education'.
On 2 September 2013, the Minister for Women called for nominations for the inaugural ACT Partners in Prevention Awards. The Awards will recognise contribution to best practice in strategies and activities that create awareness of gendered violence...
The scientific case for gender equality in the workplace has been won. The evidence is clear: there are no significant differences in cognition that give males an advantage. The economic case is also clear: more women and more diversity in leadership...
The $10,000 Scholarship is open to postgraduate students researching (or intending to research) issues of gender equity at one of the ATN universities (QUT, UTS, RMIT, UniSA, Curtin).
ANU historians and Gender Institute members Frank Bongiorno and Shino Konishi have been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s History Awards, with books that look at sexuality and masculinity in different forms.
The Symposium is interdisciplinary in nature and seeks to cover a broad reach of women’s leadership issues in both the public and private sectors.
Closing date 25 October: The GrOW research program aims to strengthen the evidence base to inform social and economic policies that enhance women’s economic empowerment, close gender gaps, and simultaneously promote economic growth.
Gender Institute members Dr Iwu Utomo and Professor Peter McDonald were invited recently to provide comments on the draft bill on Gender Equality in Indonesia to the Indonesian People’s Representative Council (DPR) and the Regional Representative...
Papers and panels are sought on all genres of literary and popular writing since the 1970s for the Fifth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association.
Deadline for the 2014 issue: 1 September 2013
Paper proposals are sought for a two day workshop in 2015 that aims to bring together feminist scholars working across disciplines to radically rethink law(s) of and around marriage. Deadline for Submissions: September 20, 2013.
Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies (AAPS) are currently welcoming abstracts for their panel at the Australian Anthropological Society Conference, 6-8 November 2013, Australian National University, Canberra.
The Australian National Committee for UN Women today welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s appointment of Ms Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as the new Executive Director of UN Women.
ANU Human resources has announced the lodgement of its annual public report with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency for the 2012-13 period.
Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association are currently calling for papers for their 2013 mini conference/symposium, Feminism and the museum.
The Australian National Committee for UN Women welcomed today’s commitment by the Australian Government to use its Presidency of the Security Council to highlight the role of women in global peace, conflict and security issues.
The Australian Government Office for Women is currently advertising an Expression of Interest for self-funded non-government representatives to take part in the Australian delegation to the APEC Women and the Economy Forum, taking place from 6-8...
Catch up on the first seminar in the 2013 Gender Institute seminar series 'Women in academia' via the podcast.
MaMSIE (Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics) is an online interdisciplinary research network based in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. MaMSIE seeking contributions of between 500 and 1000...
ABC Radio National interview with Gender Institute member Dr Bina D'Costa
The Australian National Committee for UN Women supports UN Women through membership programs, raising public awareness of gender and development issues and fundraising for UN Women projects around the world. The Australian National Committee seeks an...
Chief Executive Women (CEW) is delighted to be offering three scholarships for first-time managers to attend INSEAD Executive Education: Learning to Lead in Singapore 7-9 October 2013.
All expenses will...
The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has compared and contrasted the Paid Parental Leave (PPL) schemes of the major political parties in the lead-up to Priorities for Women 2013.
Subscribe to Anne Summers' online magazine, Anne Summers Reports, as mentioned in her recent speech at Gender Institute "Lets Get Loud" event.
In June this year the YWCA of Canberra will launch the new transformative leadership course, She Leads.
Higher Education Resource Services, South Africa (HERS-SA) seek women academics' input for their current research on the conflict and cohesion experiences of women working in higher education.
Read a report on this event by ANU Gender Institute PhD scholarship recipient, Hannah McCann.
AusAID is seeking experienced gender equality and disaster risk reduction specialists to join the Australian Civilian Corps (ACC).
A critical discussion of the Australian Academy of Science in International weekly journal of science, nature.
Here She Is! - a trigger for change in recognising the talent and leadership of Australian women.
The Victorian Women's Trust call for self nominations for inclusion in their Directory of Women as part of this inititative.
Podcast of interview with Dr Samantha Crompvoets on ABC's Life Matters
The Macquarie University Department of Sociology welcomes enquiries from potential applicants to the Macquarie University Research (Postdoctoral) Fellowships program.
Full length video of event available.
Are you interested in doing challenging work overseas? Do you have specialist skills that can be applied in post-conflict or disaster recovery situations? Are you flexible, adaptable and like working with a variety of stakeholders?
Inaugural ANU Gender Institute PhD Scholar, Hannah McCann, has been awarded the 2013 Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Tutoring and Demonstration.
ANU employees with children aged two years or younger and ANU HR managers or school managers are invited to participate in a survey connected to a nationwide study of policies and practices in workplaces which help mothers continue breastfeeding.
The Journal of Gender Studies is calling for papers for a special issue in 2014.
‘Feminisms, Academia, Austerity’ (Guest Editors: Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan)
The Journal of Gender Studies is calling for papers for a special issue in 2015.
"Diversity in Gender and Visual Representation" (Guest Editors: Russell Luyt, Christina Welch and Rosemary Lobban)
The Minister for Women, Joy Burch has called for applications for the ACT Women’s Grants Program.
In 2012–13, there is a total funding of $130,000 available including an additional $30,000 for the inaugural Audrey Fagan Violence Prevention...
Applications close 31 March
Two recent articles concerning what has come to be known as the Delhi gang rape case by Gender Institute members Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Elen Turner.
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) and the University for Peace Human Rights Center announce the call for applications for the 3rd annual blended learning and field experience programme on Indigenous Peoples' Rights.
The Australian Migrant and Refugee Women's Alliance (AMaRWA) is looking for volunteers to help at its national conference. This is an opportunity for individuals who have an interest in the gender sector through study or for personal reasons.
Are you interested in issues concerning women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds who work or study at ANU? Are you interest in getting together to discuss them?
The Programme on Gender and Global Change (Graduate Institute Geneva) invites applications to its Visiting Fellows Program. Deadline for application: 15 April 2013.
A special issue on the political economy of health in Australia will examine how matters relating to the neoliberalisation of contemporary political, economic and social processes bear on health and health systems in Australia and the region.
Paper and panel proposals which consider the theme of ‘mobility’ from a gendered perspective are invited for the 2013 Australian Women’s History Network Symposium.
Are you an academic or researcher who is also involved in activism or who would like to be? If so, a new article may be of interest.
The AWGSA is keen to expand its presence and reach in supporting feminist scholarship and activism and they need an organisational logo for their website and promotional material. They are sending out a competition call for aspiring and accomplished...
This conference will focus on how to make lasting changes for women in policing, emergency services and the community and will hear from practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. Be part of this opportunity to share innovations, challenges and...
Forum SeTara invites papers to be presented in a one day workshop with the theme of 'Gender Agenda in Indonesia: Gaining Momentum'. Papers are to address contemporary gender issues in Indonesia and proposal for an agenda for better gender equality in...
A fabulous opportunity for ANU women doctoral students, but book quickly if interested. Resilience of Women Research Students (RoWRS) is a unique personal development program aimed at women doctoral students.
The Nordic-Arab network for Research on Women, Empowerment and Politics offers 2½ - 4 months Guest PhD scholarships at Aalborg University, Denmark Autumn 2013.
The book aims to be global in scope. It will tackle a range of themes and seek to involve a range of voices, including those of practising artists, academics, consultants, evaluators, project developers and donors.
This project presents an exciting opportunity for research higher degree study. It will appeal to law and history or law and gender/women’s studies graduates who are interested in eResearch training and the digital humanities.
Cambodian women with disabilities experience multiple disadvantages resulting from the interplay between gender, disability and poverty.
The government has renewed its commitment to flexible working hours for workers with caring responsibilities. It is ironic this commitment should follow so closely on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) cancelling the relevant statistical...
The Hon Julie Collins MP, announced that Ms Carol Schwartz AM will be leading consultations with business and other interest groups on reporting requirements for workplace gender equality reforms.
Papers are sought for a two day inter-disciplinary conference (5-6 November 2013) aimed at interrogating the idea of romantic love as a radical political, social and cultural ideal. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 8 March 2013.
School of History PhD student, and member of the Gender Institute, Anne Rees has been awarded an Endeavour Research Fellowship to support her forthcoming fieldwork in the United States.
The marginalization of numerous voices from mainstream CSR discourse has been noted in particular with regard to voices from the South, indigenous people and women. This symposium addresses such marginalization, focusing in particular on gender issues...
The project will explore the outstanding question - both theoretical and practical - of how to live together in diversity through the prism of women's activism in polarized societies. Abstract submission deadlines imminent.
The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (WGE Act) and its implementation is under way and the formal consultation process has been launched.
The Stand Up! National Conference on eliminating all forms of violence against culturally and linguistically diverse women in April 2013 has extended its deadline for submissions until 31 January 2013.