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Job opportunity: Research associate

The position will support an ARC-funded project on gender, policy and alcohol-related violence.The project is led by Professor David Moore (National Drug Research Institute) and Associate Professor Helen Keane (ANU). The position is located at NDRI,...

17 April 2018

Activating human rights: Sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status

Inviting relevant presentations in key focus areas: Students and Staff; the Workplace and the Classroom; Trans and Intersex; Intersectionality. Contributions outside these areas are also welcome.

11 April 2018

ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick laureate fellowship mentoring scheme

The aim is to attract outstanding early career female researchers who have completed their PhDs within the past 10 years in the humanities and the social sciences to an intensive mentoring programme. All travel and accommodation costs to Melbourne...

10 April 2018

Cultures of sexual assault: a symposium 2-4 August 2018

Seeking EoIs from ANU postgraduate students on the theme of 'cultures of sexual assault'

3 April 2018

Best practice recruitment guidelines to fast forward the advancement of women in Australian university executive appointments

UAEW has produced guidelines for Councils and universities to consider when designing programs or initiatives to tackle unconscious bias.

28 March 2018

Happy anniversary? Reflecting on marriage equality

Inviting contributions from all research levels, activists and community groups, and encourage the contributions of minority groups for 2-day conference "Happy Anniversary? Reflecting on Marriage Equality"

27 March 2018

Working women and gendered labour

This call for papers is for a Special Issue of Labour History, to be published November 2019: “Working Women and Gendered Labour.”

27 March 2018

Feminist international relations and the ‘science question’: Positivism, post-positivism, and beyond

Call for papers: Feminist International Relations and the ‘Science Question’: Positivism, Post-positivism, and Beyond

27 March 2018

YWCA Canberra’s great ydeas small grants program

Applications for YWCA Canberra’s Great Ydeas Small Grants Program are now open, providing funds to local women, including female identifying and non-binary people and girls, to pursue a professional development opportunity, pilot a project, kick-start...

26 March 2018

Call for papers: M/others and future humans

Submissions including a 500 word project description, or images, and 1 page CV should be made to by April 1st, 2018.

26 March 2018

Work opportunity: Postdoctoral fellow

A Level A Academic (Research Intensive) is expected to contribute towards the research effort of a Australian Research Council Discovery Project titled, “Lactation After Loss: Breastmilk suppression, expression and donation in contemporary motherhood...

26 March 2018

(En)gendering colonisation in the Pacific: Indigenous masculinities, identities and genders

The National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers and invites presenters to submit abstracts for the 2018 research conference titled '(En)gendering Colonisation in the Pacific: Indigenous...

19 March 2018

Call for papers 2018 Indigenous Conferences 

ICS Australia is proud to announce the launch of its 2018 Indigenous Conferences which takes you to Cairns, Canberra and Brisbane with broad range of topics in Indigenous affairs.

6 March 2018

Soroptimist international ACT and Monaro grant – A better world for women

Grant applications are sought for funding the development and implementation of an Australian based project or activity that meets one or both of SI Goals.

27 February 2018

Call for papers: ‘The past is a position: History, activism and privilege’

As feminists, how do we think histories of activism and protest are being, and should be, told?

22 February 2018

Well-being, ecology, gender and community innovative training network - Recruitment of 15 Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD positions

The WEGO-ITN is pleased to announce the recruitment of 15 Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA) PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers).

22 February 2018

BroadAgenda – Call for blogs

Have you recently published an article or a book chapter and want to increase the visibility of your research? Or just have a knack for writing hard-hitting commentary?

The 50/50 Foundation’s gender...

15 February 2018

July in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Gender studies

The major goal of this course is to increase our awareness of cultural and psychosocial aspects of gender in different societies. The roles of women and gender identity in Thai society will be a major focus of the course

12 February 2018

Call for articles and artwork - Centre for feminist foreign policy

The Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy (CFFP) is accepting new articles and artwork for the second edition of their print journal, 'Disrupted'. The theme is ‘post-colonialism and foreign policy’.

12 February 2018

Opportunity to attend the 38th session of the human rights council (HRC38), June-July 2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is seeking applications from highly-qualified individuals, academics and representatives of non-government organisations to attend the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC38), to be held in...

12 February 2018

Leverhulme postdoctoral research associate

The School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex is delighted to invite applications for a postdoctoral Research Associate as part of a Leverhulme Trust Research Project ‘Women and the History of International Thought’.

6 February 2018

Frankenstein 2018: Two hundred years of monsters

We invite proposals for 20-­minute papers or 3 x 20‐minute panel sessions from scholars across the humanities, sciences, and social sciences that respond in interdisciplinary ways to this most interdisciplinary of novels.

5 February 2018

Pitch it clever

Universities Australia is hosting their annual 'Pitch it Clever' video competition to showcase researchers across Australia in all academic disciplines. $4,500 in prizes up for grabs.

1 February 2018

Call for abstracts 10th european feminist research conference

The 10th European Feminist Research Conference (EFRC) now invites abstract submissions for papers and posters. Deadline 12 February 2018.

8 January 2018

The Dublin/Sklar graduate essay competition

Inaugural WASM graduate essay competition: the winner will be awarded $500 and receive recognition at the WASM luncheon at the Organization of American Historians Annual Conference. Deadline 1 January 2019.

8 January 2018

End of year message

Dear Friends of the ANU Gender Institute, thank you for all your support and engagement with the Gender Institute throughout 2017

12 December 2017

Nominations now open for the 2018 ACT women’s honour roll

Nominations are now open for the 2018 ACT Women’s Honour Roll, recognising the achievements of female champions for women in our community.

11 December 2017

Nominations now open for the 2018 ACT women’s awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 ACT Women’s Awards, recognising the achievements of female champions for women in our community.

11 December 2017

Women’s writing career development scholarships

Two Women’s Writing Career Development Scholarships — of $5,000 each — will be awarded to recognise the many additional challenges women face in our community.

7 December 2017

A/Prof Penny King receives Clare Burton award for excellence in equity and diversity

The Gender Institute is delighted to congratulate Gender Institute Management Committee member Penny King on receiving the Clare Burton Award.

27 November 2017

Program manager - Indonesia

The Program Manager will coordinate and support the implementation of Investing in Women (IW) program in Indonesia by providing responsive, on-the-ground service to internal and external stakeholders.

23 November 2017

Call for participants: women in STEMM communication study

We are looking for female, and female identifying, scientists, researchers and science communicators to take part in a study which aims to discuss and document science communication challenges that impact women in STEMM and explore possible solutions...

22 November 2017

Seeking legal and gender specialists for global research project on gender equality

Share Your Expertise: The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is seeking legal and gender specialists to participate in its pro bono and global research project on gender equality

16 November 2017

2017 prizes for excellence in gender and sexuality research

Applications for the 2017 Gender Institute student prizes for undergraduate and graduate work completed in 2017 are now closed. Information about the annual prizes is available below.

16 November 2017

Professional certificate in strategic gender equity planning

ICPS is delighted to announce that their programme 'Professional Certificate in Strategic Gender Equity Planning' will take place in London from 26 February to 2 March 2018.

8 November 2017

2017 prizes for excellence in gender and sexuality research

Applications for the 2017 Gender Institute student prizes for undergraduate and graduate work completed in 2017 are now closed. Information about the annual prizes is available below.

6 November 2017

Abusers and enablers in faculty culture

K.A. Amienne discusses four ways that abuse negatively affects academe and suggests that by recognising the following behaviours as abuse, we can more quickly change them at the institutional level without constantly expecting women to adapt at the...

6 November 2017

2017 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants have been awarded by the Gender Institute in 2017.

1 November 2017

Draft program for the 5th national elder abuse conference

We are excited that our draft Program for the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference is now available for information (- 19-20 February 2018, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth)

31 October 2017

Sexual and reproductive health survey

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters is conducting a community consultation survey about ACT women’s sexual and reproductive health

25 October 2017

Call for papers: Activism at a time of backslide: Feminist and LGBTQ responses to opposition to gender and sexual equality

A workshop will be organized by the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology & Center for Policy Studies, Central European University on activism around gender issues in times of crisis between May 10-11, 2018.

24 October 2017

International Women's day tickets on sale

We are excited to announce International Women's Day tickets for March 2018 are now on sale!

24 October 2017

Call for papers for 9th issue of Masculinities: a journal of identity and culture

Call for Papers for 9th Issue of 'Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture'

24 October 2017

Internship opportunity kNOwVAWdata with gender team

The internship will take place in the UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO), Bangkok. The intern will work under the guidance of the Technical Advisor VAW Research and data, as part of the gender team.

23 October 2017

Travel bursaries for 2018 ASAA conference

WIA 2017 Organising Committee is pleased to invite applications for two 2018 ASAA Conference travel bursaries. 

These $500 bursaries will be awarded to two female early career academics (ECRs*) working on areas related to...

23 October 2017

Call for papers: Australian gender economics workshop (AGEW)

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) at Curtin University, together with the Economics Society of Australia’s Women in Economics Network (WEN) are pleased to announce the Australian Gender Economics Workshop in Fremantle WA from February 8-9,...

17 October 2017

Human rights workbook for young women and girls with disability

WWDA Youth Network has created the Human Rights Workbook to help young women and girls with disability learn about their human rights.

17 October 2017

New ANU Family Friendly email group

If you would like to be informed of relevant developments, events and resources for ANU parents, please subscribe to the ANU Family Friendly email group

12 October 2017

Professor Frank Bongiorno elected to ASSA

The Gender Institute is delighted to congratulate Gender Institute Management Committee member Frank Bongiorno on his recent election to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA).

10 October 2017

HKAUW 60th anniversary conference

It is with great pleasure that HKAUW announces the call for papers for its 60th Anniversary Conference ‘Empowering Women, Embracing the World’ to be held in Hong Kong on 3 December 2017 in collaboration with The Department of Linguistics and...

3 October 2017

2016 prizes for excellence in gender research

The annual Gender Institute prizes for excellence in gender research in 2014 were announced at the Gender Institute 6th anniversary event in May 2017. The Prizes...

27 September 2017

Australian feminist studies special themed issue on fashion

Australian Feminist Studies, a leading journal of feminist studies, is seeking high-quality contributions for a 2018 special themed issue on FASHION.

26 September 2017

PhD opportunity in the gender & family violence program

This PhD project aims to systematically map, investigate, compare, contrast and analyse the different approaches to intimate partner death reviews in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK. The objective of the study will be to identify a best...

21 September 2017

Curious minds mentor a female student in STEM

We are looking for 40 enthusiastic women from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) backgrounds to join our mentoring program for 2017/2018. You will be supporting bright, Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian female students,...

12 September 2017

ILO is looking for an APRU expert on women and the future of work

The Australian Government Department of Employment (DOE) are looking for an APRU expert nominee to join the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) working with the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the upcoming Women and the Future of Work in the...

7 September 2017

Introducing the 2017 travel grant series: women in STEM

Campus Travel and Virgin Australia are delighted to launch The Travel Grant Series: Women in STEM

5 September 2017

Australian Feminist Studies double issue 

The latest double issue of Australian Feminist Studies (32: 91-92) is now available online. It is on the theme of 'Archives and new modes of feminist research'. Australian Feminist Studies is an international, peer-reviewed journal, which promotes...

4 September 2017

Women and the future of work in the Asia-Pacific conference 2018

The International Labour Organization, sponsored by the Australian Government’s Department of Employment, has launched a call for research papers to examine the opportunities and challenges of the future at work for women (Deadline: 15 September 2017...

31 August 2017

Papua New Guinea governance facility technical advisory panel

Recruitment for a technical advisory panel of experts across a range of disciplines for short term inputs.

29 August 2017

Athena Swan/SAGE: Promoting gender equity at ANU

Of particular interest is the recently released document 'A Picture of the Institution' developed by the SAGE team which offers an analysis of the gender demographics across the different colleges and schools of the ANU for students and staff,...

29 August 2017

5th national elder abuse conference

The Program Sub-Committee of the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference invites you to submit abstracts for consideration in the Conference Program. We are planning the Conference Program so that it will be interactive, innovative, dynamic and...

28 August 2017

Submissions to contribute to the Australian government’s priority setting for the 62nd commission on the status of women (CSW62)

The Office for Women invites all interested individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to provide a submission to inform the Australian Government priorities for the 62nd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62).

22 August 2017

Calls for expressions of interest to co-host an official Australian government side event at the 62nd commission on the status of women (CSW62)

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) is seeking applications from interested individuals and representatives of non-government actors to put forward an expression of interest to co-host side events with the Australian Government...

22 August 2017

Opportunity to join the official Australian government delegation to the 62nd commission on the status of women (CSW62)

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is seeking applications from all interested individuals, academics and representatives of non-government organisations to be included on the official Australian Government delegation to the 62nd session...

22 August 2017

Kim Rubenstein becomes honour a woman's newest ambassador

Congratulations to the inaugural Convenor of the ANU Gender Institute, Kim Rubenstein, who is now Honour A Woman's newest Ambassador!

22 August 2017

Reproduction and family planning in Australia

A one-day cross-disciplinary symposium for ANU researchers focusing on reproduction and family formation in Australia.

8 August 2017

Young women speak out: advocacy and campaign program for young women 16-17yo in Canberra

Applications are open for Young Women Speak Out (YWSO). YWSO is a campaign and advocacy program for girls and young women aged 16-17 in Canberra to build their advocacy capacity, connect with other like-minded young women and lead their own campaign...

31 July 2017

Graduate masterclass with Prof Hemmings

Professor Clare Hemmings, Director of the LSE Gender Institute, will be giving a Graduate Masterclass in connection with her visit as a speaker at the Feminist Utopias conference.

31 July 2017

Prof Alison Booth receives distinguished fellow award from ESA

Congratulations to one of our members, Emeritus Professor Alison Booth, who received a Distinguished Fellow Award from the Economic Society of Australia.

27 July 2017

Mentoring and guidance in careers (MAGIC)

Registrations now open for Mentoring and Guidance in Careers workshop for early career female or gender diverse researchers in mathematics and physics.

26 July 2017

Research fellow (grade 1 or 2) in gender and sexuality studies

The School of Communication and Creative Arts is seeking to recruit an academic to join a team of established colleagues working in sexual and gender diversity and youth in Australia - based at Deakin’s Melbourne Burwood Campus

26 July 2017

CSIRO undergraduate vacation scholarships

Applications for the 2017/2018 CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships are now open.

25 July 2017

Seeking a research associate to work in Asia-Europe intergovernmental project

Associate Professor Bina D'Costa is looking for a research associate to work with her on an intergovernmental Asia-Europe project.

24 July 2017

The center for international forestry research interships

CIFOR are looking for Masters students to undertake internships to work on gender specific and gender integrated research

24 July 2017

2017 Audrey Fagan young women's enrichment grants

Minister for Women, Yvette Berry has announced the opening of the 2017 Audrey Fagan Young Women Enrichment Grants on July 17 2017.

19 July 2017

Feminists at law: revisiting identity symposium

What place should “identity” have in feminist approaches to the law in 2017? Can “identity” still be used as a legitimate critical and strategic category?

18 July 2017

2019 Catharine R. Stimpson prize for outstanding feminist scholarship

This award recognizes work by emerging feminist scholars who are in the early years of their careers (fewer than seven years since receipt of the terminal degree). This includes current graduate students. All submissions for the prize will be...

12 July 2017

Gender and the rise of the global right

Signs is currently seeking submissions for their upcoming special issue, "Gender and the Rise of the Global Right"

12 July 2017

Australian army - new report on alternate approaches to gender, teamwork and capability

The Australian Army has just published a new research report "Teaming: An introduction to gender studies, unshackling human talent and optimising military capability for the coming Era of Equality: 2020 to 2050" written by ANU PhD candidate, Elizabeth...

10 July 2017

Job opportunity: monitoring and evaluation leader - investing in women (IW)

Investing in Women is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Leader (MEL) for a position in Manila.

10 July 2017

Report of the Australian government delegation to the 61st session of the united nations commission on the status of women

Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women now available online

6 July 2017

ACT of women giving 2017 grant applications

We invite grant applications from Canberra Region initiatives requiring funding for projects that advance opportunities for local women and girls. Grant Amount updated to $15,000.

6 July 2017

Demographic change, women’s emancipation and public policy: interrogating a divisive nexus – gender and intersectional perspectives

Call for abstracts for the international workshop "Demographic Change, Women’s Emancipation and Public Policy: Interrogating a Divisive Nexus – Gender and Intersectional Perspectives"

6 July 2017

Gender in the global research landscape report raw data

Raw data behind the Gender in the Global Research Landscape Report, which provides an analysis of research performance through a gender lens across 20 years, 12 geographies, and 27 subject areas, is now available online.

21 June 2017

Third annual Paula Kantor award for excellence in field research

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the third annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. The 2017 award will be given to a young professional female researcher in order to recognize and...

20 June 2017

The Capstone editing grant for mid-career researchers

The Capstone Editing Grant for Mid-Career Researchers provides up to A$10,000 of seed funding for one researcher per year to undertake an innovative research project.

20 June 2017

Call for papers: RINGS conference 2017

This is a call for RINGS members. However, member organizations are encouraged to invite others towards extending membership, with particular emphasis on strengthening the participation of those from countries in the global South.

20 June 2017

Expression of interest now open to APEC women and the economy forum 2017 (Vietnam)

The Office for Women is seeking Expressions of Interest to take part in the Australian delegation to the APEC Women and the Economy Forum (WEF) in Hue City, Vietnam.

19 June 2017

Caroline von Humboldt Prize

Research Award of 15,000 Euros to be awarded by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin to post-doctoral female scientists.

19 June 2017

Prof Ann McGrath appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

The Gender Institute congratulates Professor Ann McGrath, who was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

13 June 2017

Prof Ann McGrath and Prof Michelle Coote wins prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships

The Gender Institute congratulates Professor Ann McGrath and Professor Michelle Coote, who were awarded the prestigious Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship and the Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellowship respectively.

5 June 2017

Nominations for 2017 Telstra Business Women's Awards

For over 20 years, the Awards have shared and celebrated the stories of brilliant business women, inspiring a nation in the process. From all walks of life, these women have been celebrated for their remarkable spirit, achievements and leadership. If...

5 June 2017

4th annual civil society report card on the national action plan for women peace and security

The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security and Monash Gender, Peace and Security launched the Fourth Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security on 11 May 2017.

24 May 2017

Capstone Editing grants for postgraduate students

Capstone Editing’s grants and scholarships aim to invest in the future of academia and reward academic excellence, while easing both the financial burden of study for students and the inequities experienced by academic women in the workplace.

23 May 2017

Peer prize for women: applications open

The Sun Foundation is excited to launch the second annual Peer Prize for Women in Science. This is an annual prize for women researchers across Australia with a mission to accelerate open knowledge exchange and cross-disciplinary innovation.

16 May 2017

The 'Davos' of women comes to Australia: Sydney to host Global Summit of Women

In an article for The Sydney Morning Herald, journalist Nassim Khadem writes that Sydney has won a global bid to host the "Davos" of women after it was backed by leading business and political leaders who want to showcase Australia as a nation...

15 May 2017

Chronic disease in younger women survey

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters is conducting a community consultation survey with women aged 18-50 years to find out their experiences of chronic disease and accessing appropriate services and supports in the ACT.

15 May 2017

Your guide to overcoming the ‘imposter syndrome’

In an article for Asteron Life, Dr. Meg Carbonatto explores Imposter Syndrome and offers solutions on how to overcome it.

9 May 2017

VC’s update – Gender Institute turns six and working together to improve gender equity

Read about ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt's thoughts on the Gender Institute turning six and the work we have ahead to improve gender equality at the University.

8 May 2017

New feminist materialisms: a master class by professor Elizabeth Wilson

Expressions of interest are sought from HDR and ECR colleagues for the following Master Class: New Feminist Materialisms by Professor Elizabeth Wilson

8 May 2017

Feminist Foreign Policy - call for articles

Feminist Foreign Policy is currently putting out a call for articles to further explore the idea of "The Gap" insofar as it may relate to voting, wages, policy preferences, representation or any other social, political, economic and/or cultural site...

8 May 2017

Advanced Leadership Program (ALP) scholarships for women in higher education

$3,000 scholarships are now available to women in the higher education sector to assist them to participate in the Advanced Leadership Program (ALP)

8 May 2017

Gender Institute's 6th birthday bash

We had a great time celebrating our sixth birthday last Friday May 5 and thank all ANU staff and students and our guests beyond the ANU for their enthusiastic participation!

8 May 2017

Gender Institute is seeking expressions of interest from the ANU science colleges

The GI is seeking EOIs from CPMS, CMBE and CECS staff to become representatives of the ANU STEM community on the Management Committee.

2 May 2017

Job opportunity: business partnership director IWI

Investing in Women is seeking a Business Partnership Director for their Women’s Program in the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar.

2 May 2017

Headlines gone mad: how coverage of ANU's Eagle Rock controversy fed the outrage industry

In an article for The Guardian, journalist and ANU student Emily Jones examines the media’s coverage of an incident at a university residential college event.

25 April 2017

Call for presenters - feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

In this dystopic climate, how can we refocus feminist visions of transforming society across the divides of gender, race, class, ability, and global region?

24 April 2017

Capstone Editing grants for female academics

Capstone Editing is happy to announce the launch of two new research grants for female academics

24 April 2017

Farewell to Gender Institute administrators

We are this week farewelling both GI administrators Clare Southerton and Annick Thomassin, and welcoming Laura Jayne Robinson who will be taking over both roles.

18 April 2017

Job opportunity: operations manager - investing in women (IW)

Investing In Women is looking for an Operations Manager in Manila

18 April 2017

Julia Gillard AC next generation internship

Applications are now open for the Julia Gillard AC Next Generation three-month paid internship

18 April 2017

Gender Institute funding for events and projects in 2018

Applications are sought twice per year for funding the development and implementation of events and projects. Read more for closing dates and guidelines.

17 April 2017

Audrey Fagan Churchill fellowship: applications now open

Applications are now open for the Audrey Fagan Churchill Fellowship, valued at $26,000, which encourages ACT women to conduct research into the impact of gender construction and unconscious bias on the lives of women and girls.

9 April 2017

Disability groups call for royal commission into violence against people with disability

Women with Disabilities Australia and Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) call on the Federal Government to reconsider its recent refusal to conduct a Royal Commission into violence and abuse of people with disability.

1 April 2017

Rights workshop for young women and girls with disability: WWDA youth network

Women with Disabilities Australia is holding a workshop for girls and young women with all types of disability to talk about advocating for your rights.

1 April 2017

Dr Catherine Bishop takes out prestigious $30,000 Ashurst business literature prize

Congratulations to Dr Catherine Bishop who has just been awarded the prestigious Ashurst Business Literature Prize for 2016 for her debut book Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney.

1 April 2017

Job opportunity: country context paper author - Myanmar

Investing in Women is recruiting four authors to write country context papers for Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines and Vietnam.

1 April 2017

Job opportunity: monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) leader, investing in women (IW)

Investing in Women is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Leader to work from Manila.

1 April 2017

The value of transgender: Waria affective labor for transnational media markets in Indonesia

Gender Institute member Benjamin Hegarty has published an article in Transgender Studies Quarterly exploring the mass media representation of male-to-female transgender-identified waria in Indonesia.

27 March 2017

Celebrate women social media initiative

Dr Kirstin Ferguson began the #CelebratingWomen project to see more celebration, less denigration of women online.

26 March 2017

Peruvian Congressman Alberto de Belaunde on human rights and LGBTI challenges in Latin America

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....

21 March 2017

Vacancy: Herbert and Valmae Freilich Foundation Convenor

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....

21 March 2017

Women’s Centre for Health Matters' Safety Mapping Tool (Canberra)

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters is seeking your help to update their Safety Mapping Tool.

19 March 2017

How the personal became political: symposium reflects on the past and considers the future

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. 

19 March 2017

Gender analysis of public policy: Crawford School executive course

This course will introduce participants to key concepts and methods for gender analysis of public policy.

19 March 2017

Anne Summers launches the women’s manifesto

Anne Summers has launched the Women's Manifesto on International Women's Day, 8th March 2017.

19 March 2017

Feminartsy fiction and memoir prize

Feminartsy is celebrating women's writing this year with a new writing prize, presented in partnership with Muse Canberra.

19 March 2017

Feminartsy writing residencies

Feminartsy have an exciting PAID professional development opportunity open currently for nine writers and one emerging editor.

19 March 2017

Digital technology and women's health forum

How do you use digital technologies for health and wellbeing?

19 March 2017

Applications now open for the pathways to politics program for women

Applications are now open for the Pathways to Politics Program for Women.

19 March 2017

Job Vacancy: Adviser

Adviser: Gender impacts of the Health Equity and Quality Improvement Project (H-EQIP), Cambodia

19 March 2017

The Troll Slayer

Mary Bear, Cambridge classicist, takes on her sexist detractors. Article by Rebecca Mead of The New Yorker.

19 March 2017

The Performance in mixed-sex and single-sex tournaments: What we can learn from speedboat races in Japan

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...

19 March 2017

Survey for female academics

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...

19 March 2017

Sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins publishes report on gender equality

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.

11 March 2017

ANU PhD student Francesca Maclean named 2017 Young ACT Woman of the Year

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.

11 March 2017

Gender in the global research landscape report

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...

11 March 2017

International women's day at ANU

ANU TV has captured some members of the ANU community discussing why celebrating International Women's Day at the University is so important.

11 March 2017

The golden age of female philosophy

Gender Institute committee member and former convenor Associate Professor Fiona Jenkins, School of Philosophy, was a guest this week on a special International Women's Day episode of The Philosopher's Zone

7 March 2017

YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas program: applications now open

Each year, YWCA Canberra provides small grants of up to $2,000 to women across Canberra through the Great Ydeas program.

6 March 2017

'Where are the feminists?': Peter Dutton insults women...because Keysar Trad insulted women

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...

5 March 2017

WPS Coalition submission to the foreign policy white paper (2017) released

The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security has released their submission to the Foreign Policy White Paper (2017).

3 March 2017

Australian Feminist Studies virtual special issue to coincide with Gender Institute symposium

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...

3 March 2017

ANU to help measure global gender data gaps in poverty

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...

27 February 2017

CFP: Movement(s) and Mobility NTU-ANU-UNISA gender studies symposium 2017

“Movement(s) and Mobility” is a Gender Studies Symposium that seeks to glean the intersections between gender, movement(s) and mobility.

24 February 2017

GI congratulates Patrick Kilby on fellowship success

Congratulations to Gender Institute member Patrick Kilby, who has just received a Fulbright Senior scholarship and an East-West Center Asia Studies Fellowship.

19 February 2017

Yale gives up Calhoun for Murray

The College will now bear the name of Grace Murray Hopper, a trailblazing computer scientist.

14 February 2017

WGEA: Time to tackle segregation in growth industries

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.”

13 February 2017

Call for volunteers: Shakti Australia

Shakti Australia is looking for multi-cultural volunteers who are able to connect with a range of different people of all ages, including students, peers, higher authorities, families and members of a wider community.

7 February 2017

Road safety awareness workshop for recent migrant and refugee women

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.

7 February 2017

Call for submissions: Homer

Homer is a Canberra-based website founded to discuss masculinities and confuse the idea of what it means to be a man. They're currently calling for submissions for publication on their website.

5 February 2017

CFP: Political masculinities and populism

This conference is the latest in a series dedicated toward the topic of political masculinities having first taken place in 2012.

5 February 2017

CFP: Doing science – doing excellence – doing inequalities?

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...

1 February 2017

The Invisible Farmer: PhD scholarship EOIs now open

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...

31 January 2017

Prosecute; don't perpetrate

Prosecute; don't perpetrate is a campaign that aims to help end impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict.

23 January 2017

Job opportunity: impact investing manager - Investing in Women (IW)

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 (...

15 January 2017

EOI: UNFPA Asia and the Pacific seeking implementing partners for project measuring violence against women in Asia and the Pacific (2016 – 2019)

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...

15 January 2017

ACT women’s grants program: now open for application

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.

15 January 2017

Call for papers: Women in the creative arts

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.

15 January 2017

Summer school on transitional justice 2017: gender, conflict and preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism

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'

15 January 2017

Australian Book Review Gender Fellowship

Australian Book Review is offering the ABR Gender Fellowship, they are seeking proposals for a substantial article on gender in contemporary Australian creative writing in all its forms.

11 January 2017

Volunteer Gender Education Trainer (Kiribati)

Scope Global are currently looking for a volunteer Gender Education Trainer to take up a role in Kiribati.

Applications close on Sunday December 11th. All applicants must be available to mobilise in February 2017.

7 December 2016

Social Development Specialist (Gender and Development)-Asian Development Bank

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)

5 December 2016

Request for priority setting submissions (Status of Women (CSW61)

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).

5 December 2016

Postdoctoral researcher seeks teaching and research opportunities-Dr Monira Ahsan

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...

29 November 2016

Feminist theory workshop travel awards 2017: Durham, North Carolina

International travel awards are available for postgraduates and postdoctoral scholars for the upcoming 2017 Feminist Theory Workshop at the Duke University, North Carolina.

20 November 2016

Australia's gender equality scorecard

Media release from the WGEA:

On 16th November the Workplace Gender Equality Agency launched its third year of reporting data with the release of Australia’s latest gender equality scorecard. The 2015-16...

20 November 2016

The Gender Institute is now on Facebook and Twitter!

You can now follow the Gender Institute on Facebook and Twitter! We've been tweeting about the recent...

8 November 2016

ARC success for Gender Institute members

Congratulations to Gender Institute members who have been awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, announced this week.

6 November 2016

Call for papers: embodied masculinities

This issue of HARTS & Minds invites submissions exploring the range of discourses and representational practices that have helped to frame/construct the male body as an object freighted with ideological and social significance.

6 November 2016

Call for proposals: Making space for feminism in the neo-liberal academy

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

6 November 2016

Report of the Australian Government delegation to CSW60 released

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)

30 October 2016

How women historians smashed the glass ceiling

In an article for The Conversation, Anne Rees (Kathleen Fitzpatrick Junior Research Fellow, University of Sydney), reflects on the increasing numbers of women historians

19 October 2016

Even famous female economists get no respect

The achievements and expertise of prominent female economists are often downplayed, writes Justin Wolfers.

19 October 2016

Gender Institute funding for events and projects in 2016-2017

Applications are sought twice per year for funding the development and implementation of events and projects. Read more for closing dates and guidelines.

19 October 2016

Opportunity to join the Australian delegation to CSW61

The Office for Women invites all interested individuals, academics, and representatives of non-government organisations to put forward an application.

16 October 2016

Call for expressions of interest to co-host an Australian Government side event at CSW61

The Office for Women is calling for expressions of interest from civil society to co-host Australian Government side events at CSW61.

16 October 2016

Fair agenda: Stop sexual assault on campus

"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...

16 October 2016

Perfect pitch 2016: registration now open continues its collaboration with Speech Pathology Tasmania to deliver Perfect Pitch this Australian Spring – in...

8 October 2016

Ann McGrath wins NSW Premier’s History Award for her book 'Illicit Love'

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...

8 October 2016

Two ANU academics in the 100 women of influence list

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.

4 October 2016

Dr Carolyn Strange and Professor Melanie Nolan elected social science fellows

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.

4 October 2016

Gender bias in Australian media

New research from PhD candidate and Gender Institute member Blair Williams, from the ANU School of Politics and International Studies, has found significant gender bias in Australia's political media.

4 October 2016

New ACT Women’s Plan to look beyond the average

Following the ACT women’s plan 2010-2015, ACT Minister for Women Yvette Berry has outlined the 2016-2026 Women’s Plan, which seeks to understand the experiences of women in the ACT.

4 October 2016

Safety Mapping Tool launched

The Women's Centre for Health Matters has launched the Safety Mapping Tool.

3 October 2016

A tale of two women and their careers in science

A video published on Youtube explores the impact of caring responsibilities on the careers of women in STEM.

3 October 2016

Postdoctoral researcher positions in Criminology/Sociology Kingston University London

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.

3 October 2016

2017 ACT women's awards

The ACT Women’s Awards recognise the achievements of women who have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of women and girls in our local community.

3 October 2016

Virginia Haussegger resigns from ABC Canberra to head University of Canberra gender equity foundation

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.

27 September 2016

EOI for Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) steering committee

Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) currently has vacancies for new members on their steering committee.

25 September 2016

Volunteer opportunity: Cooking Circles

Cooking Circles is a grassroots, feminist-based program combining women and cooking to build social connections.

19 September 2016

Post-doc opportunity at UNSW Canberra

UNSW Canberra needs a suitable post-doc to become part of a research team which is examining gender equality strategies in the Australian Public Service.

19 September 2016

Mentoring opportunity: Curious Minds

Curious Minds is a program for girls in science, technology engineering and mathematics.

19 September 2016

Gendered innovations in the social sciences conference registration now open

Registration is now open for the Gendered innovations in the social sciences conference.

14 September 2016

2016 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants have been awarded by the Gender Institute in 2016.

14 September 2016

Call for applications: 2016-2017 IASSCS emerging scholars international research fellowship

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.

12 September 2016

Opportunities for NGOs to address the CSW

The CSW NGO committee has put out a call for written submissions in relation to the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

12 September 2016

Make reporting of workplace sexual harassment the new normal

Gender Institute member, Dr Skye Saunders, has published an article in The Australian on sexual harassment in the workplace.

12 September 2016

Gendered innovations in the social sciences conference timetable now available

The conference timetable is now available for download.

8 September 2016

Scary monsters: the hopeful undecidability of David Bowie (1947-2016)

Professor Alex Sharpe's lecture has now been released as a podcast

6 September 2016

UN Women seeking a consultant on integrating gender into counter terrorism policies and programmes

UN Women is seeking a consultant to develop a guidance note on integrating gender into counter terrorism policies and programmes for the UN System.

2 September 2016

Call for papers: How the personal became political

An interdisciplinary 2-day symposium at Australian National University

2 September 2016

CFP: Gender, institutions and change

The conference is open to all those interested in gendered institutional analysis.

29 August 2016

Free online course on gender equality and sexual diversity

The MOOC Chile project is launching a free online course titled "Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity".

29 August 2016

ANU is working to improve support for breastfeeding

ANU has a renewed focus to regain accreditation from the Australian Breastfeeding Association as a "breastfeeding friendly workplace".

29 August 2016

Gender Institute members shortlisted for 2016 NSW Premier's history awards

Gender Institute members, Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno and Professor Ann McGrath, have been shortlisted in the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards.

23 August 2016

Ceridwen Fraser named ACT Scientist of the Year

ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society's Dr Ceridwen Fraser has been named the ACT Scientist of the Year.

23 August 2016

National science and engineering summer school for indigenous students

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.

19 August 2016

CSIRO seeking STEM professionals to host work placements for indigenous school students

STEM professionals will host students for three days during school holidays, providing supervision and support.

19 August 2016

Dr Natalie Williams awarded the ACT State Award for "Best Instrumental Piece of 2015"

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.

19 August 2016

UN Women seeking international consultant for paper on gender and federalism in Myanmar

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.

19 August 2016

Gender, sexuality and women’s studies Professor position at UC Davis

Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies: Tenure Track/Open Rank Professor Position

19 August 2016

Call for papers: Interrogating the fertility decline in Europe

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.

7 August 2016

DFAT Secretary Frances Adamson: smart choice and a radical reform

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.

7 August 2016

Gender in modern East Asia: new book launched

Last month, a new book by Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss and Hyaeweol Choi, titled Gender in modern East Asia: an integrated history was launched at an event held at the Menzies Library, ANU.

7 August 2016

MA in Women's studies and entrepreneurship launched at Avinashilingam University

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.

1 August 2016

A tale of three book launches

GI member Ann McGrath reflects on the importance of the book launch to bring researchers together.

1 August 2016

Call for abstracts: National multicultural women's conference 2015

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.

1 August 2016

Men of war, men of peace: changing masculinities in Vanuatu

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.

1 August 2016

Canberra's young women leaders share insights at 2016 She Leads college conference

Some of Canberra's most inspiring young women will share their leadership insights with delegates at the second annual She Leads College Conference.

25 July 2016

Women’s representation and gender gaps in political participation: do time and success matter in a cross-national perspective?

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.

19 July 2016

Professor Margaret Jolly takes over as Convenor of the Gender Institute

Professor Margaret Jolly has agreed to take over the role of Convenor of the Gender Institute from Kim Rubenstein from this week.

19 July 2016

Nominations invited for inaugural ACT Women Lawyers Awards

The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT (WLA ACT) invites nominations for the inaugural ACT Women Lawyers Awards.

18 July 2016

Call for applications: Assistant Professor of international studies and women, gender, and sexuality at Trinity College, Hartford

The International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Programs at Trinity College announce a joint tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.

18 July 2016

New book launched by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner

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.

12 July 2016

2015 prizes for excellence in gender research

Wednesday 6th July, the Gender Institute held our annual event to announce the 2015 Gender Institute Prizes for Excellence in Gender Research.

11 July 2016

Call for applications: International women's day committee volunteers

UN Women are currently recruiting for a variety of positions on their Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth committees.

4 July 2016

3rd Annual Civil Society Report Card on the National Action Plan for Women Peace and Security

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.

27 June 2016

Webinar on best practice in gender equity

Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) invite you to watch their recent webinar on Best practice for gender equity.

27 June 2016

Putting the “woman question” front and centre: Professor Ruth Rubio Marín

Professor Ruth Rubio Marin has received a standing ovation for her powerful State of the Union address.

27 June 2016

Changes to ANU school holiday program

The current provider of the school holiday program will no longer be providing services at the ANU Acton Campus.

21 June 2016

Book published: Tactical rape in war and conflict

This ground-breaking book is the first to analyse its use as an act of war against civilians and international progress away from tacit acceptance toward active rejection of this violation of international law.

21 June 2016

Call for papers: Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences

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.

21 June 2016

Gender and sexuality in Asia today

The latest issue of East Asia Forum Quarterly brings together prominent scholars of gender studies from various countries and disciplines to explore the diversity and complexity of issues of gender and sexuality in contemporary Asia.

20 June 2016

Catch-up with the Gender Institute podcasts and video releases

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.

20 June 2016

Equality credentials: Sara Ahmed on inclusive institutions

"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.

14 June 2016

Prof Ann McGrath wins prestigious history prize

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.

14 June 2016

Hillary Clinton has one last ceiling to crack

This op-ed piece from Caroline Overington at The Australian website takes a recent interview of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on ABC's 730 Report as a departure point to discuss the importance and power of language.

11 June 2016

Gender, science and wonder postgraduate workshop explores gender inequality in STEM

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,...

7 June 2016

Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct survey of university students on sexual harassment and assault

The Australian Human Rights Commission will be conducting a nation-wide survey of university students on sexual harassment and sexual assault.

6 June 2016

APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Round Table on Gender Equity: recommendations

The recommendations prepared at the recent APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Round Table on Gender Equity are available here.

6 June 2016

Sara Ahmed: Resignation is a feminist issue

Sara Ahmed has resigned her post as Professor of Race and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, University Of London, "in protest against the [institution’s] failure to address the problem of sexual harassment".

6 June 2016

Student evaluations of teaching are unreliable and biased against female instructors

In a blog post for the London School of Economics, Anne Boring, Kellie Ottoboni and Philip B. Stark review studies of...

6 June 2016

CFP: Masculinities journal

"Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture", is now seeking contributions for its sixth issue, which will be published in August 2016. 

They are seeking articles, essays, and reviews from every field of social...

6 June 2016

The University of Adelaide research fellowships scheme

The University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme has been established to retain, attract and support early-career and mid-career researchers of...

31 May 2016

Call for papers: 3rd women in war and at war conference

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...

31 May 2016

Women's Electoral Lobby calls for parties to get serious on ending domestic violence

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.

31 May 2016

Gender Institute members receive 2016 Vice-Chancellor's awards for excellence in education

The Gender Institute congratulates our members who were amongst the recipients of this year's Vice-Chancellor's awards for excellence in education.

31 May 2016

Tamara Browne awarded the Brocher Foundation residency fellowship

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.

31 May 2016

Lecturer/senior lecturer position in the Sociology of Gender at Macquarie University

The Department of Sociology within the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, is seeking an academic in the Sociology of Gender.

24 May 2016

Research, work, life and balancing academic careers - video release

A video of the recent event 'Research, work, life and balancing academic careers' is now available.

19 May 2016

Carmen Aguirre speaks about her memoir

On 16th May 2016 Canadian Writer and Actress Carmen Aguirre spoke at the ANU about her remarkable life.  Born in Chile, Carmen and her family settled in Canada following the 1973 Pinochet coup, but later returned to South America and joined...
19 May 2016

NFAW Budget 2016-2017 gender lens

Professor Miranda Stewart, a member of the ANU Gender Institute and the Director of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School was one of the experts involved in preparing the report.

16 May 2016

Call for submissions: Lillith journal 2017

Lilith is currently seeking submissions for the 2017 edition. Alongside academic research articles on all areas of women’s, feminist and gender history, Lilith is also interested in publishing short historiographical and...

15 May 2016

$20,000 peer prize for women in science

The Sun Foundation of Australia has launched the inaugural Peer Prizes, focusing on women in science for its first year. It's open to Australian-based female researcher working in life sciences, earth & space science.  

15 May 2016

The Gender Institute farewells one of its founders, Professor Hilary Charlesworth

At an event on 6th April, the Gender Institute farewelled Prof Charlesworth, who is moving to the University of Melbourne.

15 May 2016

Call for papers: Is prison obsolete? 2016

Is Prison Obsolete?

19th, 20th & 21st October 2016

9 May 2016

Respectful maternity care charter: contemporary approaches

This seminar will explore what works well and what should be different in the maternity care of women who birth in Australia today.

9 May 2016

Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, convicts, commemoration

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...

9 May 2016

Call for participants: women in contemporary Australian astronomy

Project: Women in Contemporary Australian Astronomy: Where do they go? Where are they now?

3 May 2016

Elizabeth Ellis publishes her autobiography 'Pictures from my memory: my story as a Ngaatjatjarra woman'

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.

2 May 2016

EOI: Australian delegation to APEC WEF

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...

29 April 2016

Call for papers - Women of diaspora: roles and (self)representations

ANU Gender Institute and the Centre for European Studies research workshop:

Women of Diaspora: Roles and (self)representations

26 April 2016

Male Champions of Change program 2014 report

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...

26 April 2016

Much left to do to ensure gender equity in Australia, says ANU Law alumna

ANU Alumna and former Director of the International Labour Organisation’s Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch, Jane Hodges.

25 April 2016

CFP: Feminist engagements with archives and new modes of history

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.

18 April 2016

The dangerous women project

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh invites submissions from students and researchers reflecting on the question: ‘what does it mean to be a dangerous woman?’

11 April 2016

Call for papers: Oxford women's leadership symposium

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.

11 April 2016

2016 ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick laureate fellowship mentoring scheme

Applications for the 2016 ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship Mentoring Scheme are now open.

4 April 2016

Pathways to politics for women

The Melbourne School of Government’s Pathways to Politics Program for Women seeks to redress the continued under-representation of women in Australian politics.

4 April 2016

Emeritus Prof Alison Booth made founding fellow of the EALE

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)

4 April 2016

L’Oréal-UNESCO for women in science fellowships

Applications for the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Fellowships are now open.

4 April 2016

Call for abstracts: Gender, power relations and the use of evidence in policy

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.

4 April 2016

2016 Pamela Denoon lecture now available online

It is great to have this resource for those who were unable to make it to the ANU on 8th March this year.

4 April 2016

Mitra Wacana women resource centre seeking website contributions

Mitra Wacana Women Resource Centre (WRC) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, an NGO that focuses on empowering women through information, is seeking contributions for their website.

4 April 2016

Raising funds for the Indigo Foundation's work with Mahalir Sakthi

From 2 - 9 April a group of cyclists will ride from Sydney Harbour to the top of Mt Kosciuszko.

29 March 2016

2016 ACT violence prevention awards

The ACT Office for Women is seeking nominations for the ACT Violence Prevention Awards.

29 March 2016

The importance women and girls in sports

A web resource published on provides a brief of the history of women and girls in sport.

22 March 2016

CFP: the processes of imaging / the imaging of processes

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience

21 March 2016

YWCA Canberra calls on next ACT government to prioritise gender equality, young people and community inclusion

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.

21 March 2016

CSW60 side events

The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016.

15 March 2016

CFP: critical studies of masculinities

The conference aims to discuss how different transnational processes and dynamics affect as well as transform theories, experiences, discussions, discourses and activism related to men and masculinities.

15 March 2016

Call for applications: Luce Irigaray's seminar for graduate students 2016

Since 2003, Luce Irigaray has held annual international seminars with young academics.

15 March 2016

Call for papers: feminist experiences of law

This conference seeks to draw together a broad community of scholars and activists to consider, and reconsider, feminist experiences of law.

8 March 2016

Press release: 50 Canberra cafes join campaign to end violence against women

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.

2 March 2016

Press release: YWCA clubhouse a success

A new report released this week demonstrates significant positive outcomes from the first year of operation for the YWCA Clubhouse.

29 February 2016

Gender Institute looks to the future

Professor Kim Rubenstein is helping take the ANU Gender Institute into its next phase in her new role as acting convenor.

29 February 2016

Call for papers - Technicity, temporality, embodiment: the 10th international somatechnics conference

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.

22 February 2016

Call for papers: gender studies and gender research in times of the new governance of science

Papers are sought for a book project exploring innovation in gender studies in the context of managerialism and the demand for scientific excellence.

22 February 2016

Call for applications - Gender matters: brilliant careers

Applications for Screen Australia's Brilliant Careers fund are now open.

22 February 2016

Call for applications: lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) ministerial advisory council

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.

22 February 2016

PhD studentships: intimacy and sexuality

The Open University is currently advertising several fully-funded doctoral studentships in the Social Sciences, with the potential for one studentship in the area of Intimacy and Sexuality.

22 February 2016

Great Ydeas small grants program now open

YWCA Canberra’s Great Ydeas Small Grants Program provides funds to local women and girls to pursue a professional development opportunity, pilot a project, kick-start a business idea, or address a need in the community.

22 February 2016

ACT MACW survey

ACT Ministerial Advisory Committee for Women (MACW) is trying to collect some very basic information from women from as many walks of life as possible via their survey, to guide their advice to the ACT Minister for Women.

9 February 2016

EOI: gender and SDGs for Asia and the Pacific

The Asian Development Bank is seeking expressions of interest to prepare a Benchmark Publication on Gender and SDGs for Asia and the Pacific.

6 February 2016

Political masculinities as agents of change: call for papers

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.

2 February 2016

Call for volunteers - IWD Canberra

UN Women National Committee Australia is seeking volunteers to lend support at the 2016 Canberra International Women’s Day Lunch.

2 February 2016

Negotiating competing demands: 21st century motherhood: call for papers

This conference will explore, examine, critique, theorise and respond to key issues related to how mothers negotiate competing demands in the twenty first century.

1 February 2016

Freedom of sexual expression for women with disabilities

Scholars from the queer community interested in the study of sexual diversity and disability are sought for participation in a discussion.

1 February 2016

Perfect Pitch offer Perfect Pitch workshops in Sydney, Hobart and Launceston in February and March.

29 January 2016

ARC Gender Equality in Research

On Monday the Australian Research Council (ARC) released its Gender Equality Action Plan 2015–16 and Gender Equality in Research statement, along with a range of gender data and supporting documentation.

21 January 2016

Catalyst: feminism, theory, and technoscience - call for submissions

The editors of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience are pleased to announce a call for submissions of original essays and mixed media works.

14 January 2016

Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016-2017: New Scholarship on the Affects

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.

23 December 2015

Lecturer in Gender Studies (University of Melbourne)

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.

23 December 2015

Women's Legal Centre ACT seeking principal solicitor

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.

21 December 2015

International Innovation - Women in STEM issue

Issue 194 of International Innovation features advocacy, policy and research by women in STEM.

21 December 2015

Call for Papers: Interrogating the Fertility Decline in Europe

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...

15 December 2015

Job vacancy - PARSA Women's Week director

PARSA currently has a vacancy for a Women's Week Director.

Desirable selection criteria:

11 December 2015

ANU Academic Board draws attention to student generated report on isolation in STEM

The ANU Academic Board has recently drawn the attention of staff to a report tabled to its September meeting.

7 December 2015

Nominations for ACMC Women, Peace and Security (WPS) workshop – 14 December 2015

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).

5 December 2015

ACT Minister for Women joins YWCA Canberra to call for domestic violence leave

YWCA Canberra press release, 3 December 2015

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. 

YWCA Canberra...

5 December 2015

2015 WGEA data launch

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has launched the second year of reporting data under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 and the first comprehensive year-on-year comparison data.

1 December 2015

30th anniversary special issue of Australian Feminist Studies now available

The editors' choice special issue marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Australian Feminist Studies has just been made available online.

30 November 2015

YWCA Canberra launches 16 days of activism campaign to end violence against women

YWCA Canberra is seizing a global opportunity to call on governments to step up their commitment to end violence against women.

30 November 2015

Revisiting dilemmas in transnational feminist research and practice: call for papers

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.

24 November 2015

EOI: DFAT business partnerships platform

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.

24 November 2015

'Suffragette' and 'Carol' movie pass giveaway

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.

24 November 2015

EOI Pacific leaders gender equality declaration: stories of progress

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...

23 November 2015

Podcast release: 2015 Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security

A wrap up of the Dialogue event held at University House, ANU in October 2015, including podcasts of each session, images and resources.

23 November 2015

ANUQ social and professional network

ANU network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Intersex (LGBTI) identifying staff.

16 November 2015

Masculinities: A journal of identity and culture - call for papers

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.

16 November 2015

GRACE: Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe

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.

16 November 2015

Women in academia crossing north–south borders: gender, race, and displacement - book release

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.

16 November 2015

A masculine Myanmar and the vote

This article by Gender Institute member Khin Khin Mra considers the impact of the recent elections on the male face of public life in Myanmar.

12 November 2015

Memorial service to be held for Jacky Sutton

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...

10 November 2015

Call for proposals from UN Women

UN Women is seeking proposals for the development of a Research and Programming Agenda on Sustainable Development and Global Prosperity Identifying Challenges and New Perspectives on Economics, Material Life and Gender Equality.

9 November 2015

ANU Gender Institute/ Stella Prize Internships

Applications are now open for two ANU Gender Institute-funded internships with the Stella Prize.

9 November 2015

YWCA achieves citation as Employer of Choice from WGEA

For the second consecutive year, YWCA Canberra has achieved a citation as an Employer of Choice from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

9 November 2015

Gender, science and wonder: call for papers

This postgraduate workshop aims to open up a conversation across the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities on the gendered dimensions of scientific and technological knowledge.

9 November 2015

Global echoes of rape and resistance: podcast release

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.

6 November 2015

CSW60 - call for NGO delegate applications and side event EOI

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).

2 November 2015

Annick Thomassin joins Gender Institute administrative team

The Gender Institute welcomes Annick Thomassin to its administrative team.

26 October 2015

APSA Women and Politics Prize 2016

This essay competition run by the Australian Political Studies Association is open to undergraduate or postgraduate students who are Australian or New Zealand residents.

26 October 2015

Femili PNG Annual Report

The many achievements of Femili PNG’s work with survivors of family and sexual violence in PNG are detailed in this annual report.

26 October 2015

The Gender Institute mourns member Jacky Sutton

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...

20 October 2015

Prof Alison Booth first woman to give Colin Clark Memorial Lecture

Professor Alison Booth will be the first woman to present the Colin Clark Memorial Lecture at the University of Queensland.

19 October 2015

A message from UN Women: submissions for CSW60 now open

Submission of written statements for CSW60 is now open through CSO-Net

16 October 2015

Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program launched

On September 16th, 2015 the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of the Athena SWAN program was launched at Parliament House in Canberra.

13 October 2015

Media release: Australians support media access on Nauru

In a first for Australia, organisers have been able to crowd-source $20,000 in just 48 hours to fund Professor Wendy Bacon and Professor Carmen Lawrence’s visa and travel to Nauru. Professor Carmen Lawrence was a panellist for the...
13 October 2015

Feminist theory workshop - travel awards

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.

12 October 2015

Call for papers and roundtable discussion on empowering women

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...

12 October 2015

2017 Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship - call for papers

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...

12 October 2015

Welcome to Professor Catherine Waldby as new Director of Research School of Social Science

Prominent academic and social researcher Professor Catherine Waldby has commenced as Director of the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS).

5 October 2015

Dr Susan Harris-Rimmer named Australian representative to the W20

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

5 October 2015

2016 ACT Women's Awards

Do you know a dynamic Canberra women who deserves recognition?

5 October 2015

Falling Through the Net?

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...

29 September 2015

Social collateral: women and microfinance in Paraguay’s smuggling economy

This new book by Gender Institute member Dr Caroline E Schuster focuses on gender and finance in global development and Latin America.

26 September 2015

Out of sight, NOT out of mind: researchers against Pacific 'black sites'

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.

22 September 2015

Spotlight on gender and sexuality

Interview with Rowena Allen, Victorian Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality

21 September 2015

Research Officer (Diversity Data) at Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS)

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...

14 September 2015

Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience: inaugural issue

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...

14 September 2015

Research grants skewed towards men: UK study

An article in The Conversation discusses a UK study which indicates that funding is still skewed towards men due to the lack of women professors.

14 September 2015

"Challenging Authority?": 2016 visiting fellowship - Professor Patricia Plummer

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...

14 September 2015

YWCA Canberra acknowledged as a leader in primary violence prevention

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.

7 September 2015

Review of the ANU Gender Institute

All Gender Institute members and supporters are encouraged to to provide written submissions to the external review process currently underway. The deadline for submissions is September 13, 2015.

7 September 2015

Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2015

New data to support the analysis - and monitor the outcomes - of gender equality in Australia was released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on 25 August.

7 September 2015

In Myanmar there will be no democratic transition without women

This article makes clear the crucial role of women's civil society organisations to the democratic transition in Myanmar.

6 September 2015

Gender post-doctoral fellow – gobalized trade and investments

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.

5 September 2015

Tackling gender equity in science

In this article Britta Förster and Anne-Sopie Dielen explore what policymakers and universities can do to encourage female science PhD graduates into science careers.

30 August 2015

AAUW International fellowships for graduate and postgraduate study

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...

28 August 2015

Call for papers: The 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights

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.

28 August 2015

International Committee of the Red Cross trainee opportunities

The International Committee of the Red Cross is advertising two paid trainee roles at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland; one who would support the...

24 August 2015

Equity Fellows Programme 2016 and 2017

The Australian Government Department of Education and Training is funding an Equity Fellows Programme under the Higher Education Participation Programme (HEPP). The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE)...

24 August 2015

Feminist theory reading group 2015 launched

Undergraduate and honours level students from any disciplinary background are invited to join the new Feminist Theory Reading Group for 2015.

18 August 2015

Expression of interest: member, Women’s Steering Committee, Postgraduate and Research Students’ Association (PARSA)

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.

16 August 2015

Judges' maiden speeches: Dr Heather Roberts on ABC 'Law Report'

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...

16 August 2015

Call for participation: Radically engaging with international human rights, intersectional advocacy and embodied sexuality and sexual practice

“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

16 August 2015

Lilith: a feminist history journal - call for papers

Lilith is currently seeking submissions for the 2016 edition. September 30 2015

16 August 2015

Lecturer in criminology and gender studies

The Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work at the University Otago is currently advertising a combined position in Gender Studies and Criminology.

16 August 2015

Professor of Gender and Diversity Studies: job opportunity

A fulltime position in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

9 August 2015

ANU annual report to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WEGA)

ANU staff can now access the 2014 report and have until Wednesday 19 August to register comments.

3 August 2015

Future filmmakers and musicians get head start at the YWCA computer clubhouse

YWCA Canberra has launched a new audio visual production studio at its Computer Clubhouse in Richardson, the first of its kind in the ACT.

31 July 2015

Sexual and reproductive health and rights in Bangladesh - call for applications

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...

27 July 2015

Call for papers: feminist phenomenology, medicine, bioethics, and health

Call for papers for the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Special Issue 11.1

20 July 2015

Moral psychology of emotions - call for chapter proposals

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

20 July 2015

Post-graduate conference: Transforming the field of study - call for papers

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...

17 July 2015

Job opportunity: international adviser – Myanmar Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process (AGIPP)

The position involves providing substantive and technical advice to assist the strategic growth and development of the AGIPP.

13 July 2015

Australian Feminist Law Journal - general issue call for papers

The Australian Feminist Law Journal is seeking articles for publication for the next General Issue of the Journal, Volume 42.2 (December 2016).

10 July 2015

EFS recognition for Gender Institute members

The Gender Institute congratulates members Associate Professor Christine Phillips (CMBE/ANUMS) and Dr Katerina Teaiwa (CAP) who have just been announced as new members of the ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme (EFS).

10 July 2015

Australian Feminist Law Journal - special issue call for papers

Special issue 'The Abundance of Conflict and the Poverty of Resolution' - submission deadline 1 June 2015.

6 July 2015

Professor Christine Charles awarded the 2015 women in industry excellence in engineering award

Congratulations to Professor Christine Charles recipient of the 2015 Women in Industry 'Excellence in Engineering' award.

6 July 2015

Revised NHMRC policy on gender equity: opportunity to respond

The revised policy aims to ensure that all institutions provide an environment supporting the progression and retention of women in health and medical research.

3 July 2015

Funding leadership and opportunities for women (FLOW)

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).

3 July 2015

Let’s talk: young women’s views on sex education

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...

3 July 2015

Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015 - submissions now open

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...

29 June 2015

Product, Production, Productivity: A Women’s Studies Symposium - call for presentations

Product, Production, Productivity is a joint Women's studies symposium between Nanyang Technological University, Lucy Cavendish College University of Cambridge and Australian National University.

24 June 2015

Three Year Joint Pembroke-TORCH Career Development Fellowship

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’.

23 June 2015

YWCA releases report on Paid Parental Leave and CPSU provides entitlements calculator

YWCA Australia has released a new report titled 'Paid Parental Leave - A new approach: scenarios for the schemes'

23 June 2015

Higher Education Academy Principal Fellowship award for Dr Beth Beckmann

Congratualtions to Gender Institute member Dr Beth Beckmann who has been awarded the Higher Education Academy's (HEA) highest category of recognition.

15 June 2015

Young Women’s Budget Briefing 2015 - summary and video available

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....

15 June 2015

Erasing women’s differences? Gender Institute 4th anviversary podcast release, prizewinners and more

Podcast release of ANU Gender Institute 4th Anniversary public lecture by Professor Sally Engle Merry, New York University.

9 June 2015

Women in diplomacy: podcast

Recording of panel discussion featuring: The Honourable Penny Wensley AC, HE Mrs Annemieke Ruigrok, HE Dr Clemencia Forero-Ucros and HE Mrs Naela Chohan

4 June 2015

Cooking Circles - inviting Canberra women to join a cooking network

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...

1 June 2015

Special issue - Critical realism, gender and feminism: call for papers

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

1 June 2015

Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights: call for papers

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...

1 June 2015

National Foundation for Australian Women: Budget 2015-2016 gender lens

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...

26 May 2015

Call to protect paid parental leave

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.

25 May 2015

Visionaries: Thinking Through Female Filmmakers - call for book proposals

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...

25 May 2015

Part time RA position available at the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute

The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School, ANU seeks a casual part-time research assistant.

18 May 2015

2015 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants were awarded by the Gender Institute in 2015.

15 May 2015

Faculty Lecturer position at McGill University’s Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

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...

15 May 2015

Muscling Up: Australian men, sexualisation and body image enhancement

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.

15 May 2015

Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender

A reminder for anyone running or planning a survey.

15 May 2015

Show me the money: latest Fair Agenda campaign targets domestic violence

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.

15 May 2015

AFS call for papers for a themed issue on Germaine Greer

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...

11 May 2015

Winter course - Oceanic Encounters: Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will be offering this winter intensive course, convened by Professor Margaret Jolly at undergraduate and...

11 May 2015

YWCA concerned by government backflip on paid parental leave scheme

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.

11 May 2015

Australian feminist studies: call for proposals

AFS is now accepting proposals for a guest edited special issue.

7 May 2015

Reading 'Girls' - call for papers for an edited book

Lena Dunham's HBO television series is the subject of this edited book.

4 May 2015

Great Ydeas Small Grants: 2015 recipients announced

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.

1 May 2015

The equilibrium man challenge: accelerating flexible work practices?

New project aiming to provide a communication forum for people interested in flexible work practices and workplace gender equality

1 May 2015

'She Leads' college conference

A Conference to develop the leadership potential of Canberra girls in years 11 and 12 will be held at University of Canberra next Tuesday 5 May 2015.

1 May 2015

2nd Annual Civil Society Report Card on the National Action Plan for Women Peace and Security

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.

27 April 2015

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal: editorial collective opportunity

The Lilith editorial collective is currently recruiting new members

17 April 2015

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal: call for papers

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal is seeking submissions for its next issue.

17 April 2015

Education sector grants for 2015 Advanced Leadership Program

Women & Leadership Australia announce a second round of education sector grants.

17 April 2015

Anne Summers Conversation with General David Morrison: video release

Catch up on Anne Summers' compelling conversation with Lt Gen. David Morrison, Chief of Army.

4 April 2015

2014 prizes for excellence in gender research

The annual Gender Institute prizes for excellence in gender research in 2014 were announced at the Gender Institute ...

1 April 2015

Contrivers’ Review call for essays on technology

Contrivers’ Review invites submissions on any subject relating to gendered and LGBT cultures and their intersection with technology broadly defined.

30 March 2015

Jessica Avalon awarded ANU Undergraduate Student of the Year

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

30 March 2015

Call for tender on integrating gender equality into research performing organisations

The general objective of the project is to enhance gender equality in the EU policy area of research.

29 March 2015

AFS mentoring scheme for new academic writers

Commencing in 2015 the editors of Australian Feminist Studies will be running a mentoring programme.

28 March 2015

Australian Feminist Studies - call for papers

The journal is inviting original contributions relevant to feminism.

28 March 2015

Australian National Committee for UN Women internship program

The National Committee offers a competitive internship program and applications are now open.

24 March 2015

ABS releases eighth issue of Gender Indicators, Australia

These indicators spread across six areas of social concern for gender equality.

22 March 2015

Inaugural International Girls’ Studies conference - save the date

International Girls Studies Association would like to announce with the details of their inaugural International Girls’ Studies conference.

22 March 2015

Prof Marilyn Waring's 2015 Pamela Denoon Lecture broadcast on ABC's 'Big Ideas'

The lecture titled 'Care and Dignity: major challenges to economics and human rights' attracted a large audience.

22 March 2015

2013-2014 Gender Institute report

The second Gender Institute biennial report is now available. The report includes the Convener's report, events and activities across 2013-2014, Gender Institute prize winners and grant recipients and member news.

20 March 2015

Respect Now campaign calls on ACT government to fund primary prevention of violence against women

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.

9 March 2015

UN Women Fund for gender equality: call for proposals

UN Women is pleased to announce the 3rd Call for Proposals of the Fund for Gender Equality (FGE or the Fund)

6 March 2015

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) establishes youth network

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.

6 March 2015

ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick laureate fellowship mentoring scheme - call for applications

Applications are invited from early-career women researchers in the humanities and social sciences for this mentoring scheme.

2 March 2015

Hypatia seeks book reviewers for 2016 special issue

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'.

27 February 2015

Fair Agenda campaign for more women in Cabinet

Fair Agenda see rumours about another Coalition leadership spill as an opportunity to address the abysmal under-representation of women at our nation's key decision-making table.

27 February 2015

Women and leadership Australia: education sector grants available for 2015 Advanced Leadership Program

Women employed in the Education Sector are advised that fourteen $11,000 scholarship grants remain available for participation in the 2015 Advanced Leadership Program

27 February 2015

Hypatia 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)

27 February 2015

Economic Security4Women seeking women role models

Economic Security4Women are seeking to broaden the career aspirations and expectations of young women in Australia.

23 February 2015

Feminist parenting

Demeter Press is seeking submissions for a collection to be edited by Dr. Lynn Comerford, Heather Jackson and Kandee Kosior. Abstract submission deadline: May 1, 2015

20 February 2015

Women's studies journal: Women and the nation at war

Special issue of the Women's Studies Association of New Zealand journal. Release date: June 2016. Submission deadline: 30 June 2015

20 February 2015

Australian feminist law journal: Interdisciplinary feminist perspectives on crimes of clerical child sexual abuse

Special Issue Volume 41.2 (December 2015). Special Issue editors: Kate Gleeson and Timothy Jones. Submission deadline April 30, 2015

20 February 2015

Calling Canberra women with innovative ideas: YWCA Great Ydeas 2015

YWCA Canberra is inviting Canberra women and girls to follow their dreams and aspirations, and apply for a Great Ydeas grant.

20 February 2015

ANU Circle for Gender Equity meet & greet BBQ

A BBQ event for old and new members on this Friday at 6pm

18 February 2015

Members in the media: call out for media publications for Gender Institute Biennial Report

We are currently putting together the Gender Institute’s biennial report for 2013/4.

17 February 2015

Fundraising for UN Women

Fiona Jenkins, convenor of the ANU Gender Institute is joining the Australian National Committee for UN Women team in their fundraising at the 5km Colour Run

17 February 2015

New Gender Institute administrator

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 ...

17 February 2015

Gender, poverty and violence: implications for gender justice in post conflict settings - call for papers

A call for papers for a small symposium of international scholars to collaboratively explore conflict and its impacts.

16 February 2015

Women's Peace initiative 2015 photo contest

The Women's Peace Initiative is holding a photo contest in the lead up to International Women's Day.

9 February 2015

Dr Coral Bell AO honoured with the naming of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

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.

9 February 2015

Women Lead Australia seeking expressions of interest for mentees

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.

9 February 2015

Gender Equality 2014: Year in Review

Relive some of the best moments of 2014 for gender equality with UN Women’s year in review.

31 January 2015

Post feminism. Post theory. Post critique?

This workshop will be held on ANU campus in May 2015 and aims to rekindle the dialogue between feminist legal theorists and scholars of women, gender and the law.

23 January 2015

Research Fellow - Gender, Health & Sexuality

The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) seeks to appoint an early career scholar to conduct quality independent research concerning gender, marriage and family and sexual violence (FSV) in Melanesia.

17 January 2015

Call for submissions: 17th Annual international conference on women and education

The Oxford Round Table invites participation in its Annual International Conference on Women and Education.

17 January 2015

Oxford women's leadership symposium: call for participants

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.

17 January 2015

Workplace gender reporting requirements at risk?

Reporting requirements are under scrutiny as the findings of public consultation are released.

17 January 2015

Intel Allocates $300 Million for Workplace Diversity

Company aims to attract more women and underrepresented minority groups with new fund.

9 January 2015

Feminist Theory Now - series podcasts

The Gender Institute 2014 public lecture series Feminist Theory Now invited leading feminist theorists to discuss their recent work. If you missed out on any of the lectures, podcasts are available...

5 January 2015

Tony Abbott to consider cabinet re-shuffle?

Fair Agenda campaign in response to looming possibility of cabinet re-shuffle.

19 December 2014

A Chorus for Women: call for singers

The choir is seeking women of all ages in the Canberra singing community who would like to sing in three performances of A Passion for Peace

17 December 2014

Professor Kim Rubenstein discusses the lack of gender balance in appointments to the High Court

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.

17 December 2014

Justitia becomes first law firm to win flexibility award

The firm was awarded the prestigious Sir Ken Robinson Award for Workplace Flexibility.

17 December 2014

YWCA's 'Relationship Things' program recognised with Partners in Prevention Community Award

YWCA Canberra’s Relationship Things program received a prestigious Partners In Prevention Community Award by the ACT Office for Women.

15 December 2014

Student Equity in Higher Education Research Grants Program: Request for Research Proposals

The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education invites proposals for policy-relevant research on student equity in higher education.

15 December 2014

ARC sucess for Gender Institute members

Congratulations to Dr Edith Gray and Dr Ann Evans on recent ARC Discovery Project funding.

10 December 2014

Framed? Julia Gillard and the gender wars

Catch up on this lively and hard-hitting discussion via the ABC Big Ideas video.

10 December 2014

ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics receives Bronze Pleiades Award

Congratulations to the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at ANU which was successful in its application for the Bronze Pleiades Award.

9 December 2014

WGEA releases Australia's gender equality scorecard report

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 ...

1 December 2014

ACT ALP Platform – Women’s Review and Reform

Invitation to contribute to the ACT ALP Platform – Women’s Review and Reform

ACT ALP Status of Women Policy Committee is seeking ideas and input for a Review and Reform project that will consider the ACT ALP’s Agenda for...

1 December 2014

Women Creating Change - Call for proposals

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...

1 December 2014

A Critical Moment: Sex/Gender Research at the Intersection of Culture, Brain, & Behavior

6th FPR-UCLA Interdisciplinary Conference October 23-24, 2015, UCLA - Early Bird registration

1 December 2014

Prof Helen Ennis and Prof Angela Woollacott elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

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...

1 December 2014

Signs Special Issue: Pleasure and Danger - Call for Papers

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:


1 December 2014

Special issue of Life Writing edited by Kasia Williams

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  ...

25 November 2014

Beth Beckmann appointed to the ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women

Gender Institute member Beth Beckmann has been appointed to the 2014-16 ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women.

24 November 2014

Young women call on the PM to lead change on gender equality

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...

24 November 2014

Astronomical Society of Australia supports members who speak up for a gender inclusive science community

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.

24 November 2014

Flesh and Blood: A Feminist Symposium on Embodied Histories

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

18 November 2014

Sexual offending in a historical context

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...

17 November 2014

Combio2014 Women in Science Dinner

For the first time, a Women in Science dinner & discussion forum took place on the 28th of September 2014 at Teatro Vivaldi on ANU Campus.

14 November 2014

2014 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants were awarded by the Gender Institute in 2014.

14 November 2014

Gendered Excellence in the Social Sciences

The Gender Institute would like to congratulate members Dr Fiona Jenkins, Dr Helen Keane and Professor Marian Sawer, who have won funding for an ARC Discovery project "Gendered Excellence in the Social Sciences".

11 November 2014

Call for NGO Submissions on Australia's priorities for CSW59

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.

10 November 2014

Hypatia Diversity Grants

Hypatia is pleased to announce a small grants program for individual scholars and diversity projects.

10 November 2014

Publication: Dangerous Ideas


The University of Adelaide Press is publishing a collection of Susan Magarey’s articles in a new book entitled Dangerous Ideas.  The free Open Access PDF edition is scheduled for release in December and the printed edition...

3 November 2014

The World Survey of the Role of Women in Development 2014: Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

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...

3 November 2014

Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tract

Gender Institute member Bina D’Costa has a new publication entitled 'Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts'.

3 November 2014

Makers: Women who make America

The documentary series entitled 'Makers: Women who make America' features groundbreaking America women in different spheres of influence, exploring contemporary gender issues...

3 November 2014

Invitation for collaborators

In response to a Gender, Work and Organization call for papers, Gender Institute member Dr. Dirk Van Rooy invites collaborators

3 November 2014

Gender, Work and Organization: Special Issue Proposal

Gender, Work and Organization invites papers for a special issue entitled 'Gender Equality and ‘Austerity’: Vulnerabilities, Resistance, and Change' that analyses the impact of gendered austerity measures on advocacy, support services and...
3 November 2014

Gender Summits - Save the dates

Dates for the 2015 Gender Summits have been announced. GS5 Africa 2015 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 28 - 30 April. GS6 Asia-Pacific 2015 will be held in Seoul, South Korea from 27 - 28 August. GS7 EU 2015 will be held in...

3 November 2014

A Passion for Peace: Expressions of Interest

A Passion for Peace is a community oratorio being developed by Canberra’s A Chorus of Women. It celebrates the centenary...

13 October 2014

Women’s groups oppose ‘Burqa Ban’

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...

9 October 2014

AWWW2014 ANU Academic Women's Writing Workshop - Registration now open

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...

5 October 2014

Women in science need champions, not mentors

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...

5 October 2014

Dr Susan Harris Rimmer listed in the 100 Women of Influence 2014

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...

5 October 2014

Investing in Gender Equality at the Group of 20 Leaders Summit: Australia to Turkey

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.

5 October 2014

'Dead white men' make way for women at Oxford

Oxford's Hertford College has celebrated 40 years since becoming co-ed by replacing the all-male portraits in the great hall with black-and-white photographs of female graduates and fellows for one year. Read more...

4 October 2014

Dr Jessica Kennedy named the ACT Young Lawyer of the Year

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...

4 October 2014

New publication on women in law

'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...

4 October 2014

AWRS Conference 2015 - Call for papers

The Fair Work Commission invites expressions of interest for papers to be presented at the Australian Workplace Relations Study (AWRS) Conference 2015.

Further information on submitting an expression of interest, including...

4 October 2014

Emma Watson speaks at the UN Women HeForShe event

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...

26 September 2014

Gender Institute and DFAT host Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at ANU

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....

16 September 2014

Academic Research Hub: Workplace Gender Equality Agency

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...

16 September 2014

Australian Feminist Law Journal: call for papers

Australian Feminist Law Journal currently seeks articles for a general issue and editors for a special issue. Deadline 30 September 2014.

15 September 2014

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal – Call for Papers

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

10 September 2014

Assistant professorship: Women and Gender Studies program at the University of California

The position is open until filled, with review of applications beginning 15 November 2014.

3 September 2014

Putting her active gender and citizenship research into practice

Professor Kim Rubenstein considers a recent petition initiative a reminder of the active citizenship made possible by the suffragettes of the 1890s.

13 August 2014

ANU gender reporting

The ANU report to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WEGA) is available from the WEGA website.

12 August 2014

Experiencing, Coping with Change: Women-Headed Farming Households in the Eastern Gangetic Plains

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...

12 August 2014

Body politics - podcast release

Public lecture by Professor Linda Trimble - Body Politics: Media, Gender and Leadership in Australia, Canada and New Zealand

PODCAST now avaiable...

6 August 2014

Austerity, Gender and Household Finances: Call for papers

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...

29 July 2014

Congratulations to ARC Future Fellows

Congratulations to Gender Institute members Dr Susan Harris Rimmer and Dr Julie Smith who are among 16 ARC Future Fellowship recipients at ANU announced last week.

29 July 2014

UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group: call for nominations for youth representatives

The UN Women Executive Director is calling for nominations to include two new members to the Global Civil Society Advisory Group as youth representatives.

10 July 2014

ANU engineer honoured at Women in Industry awards

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...

8 July 2014

Gender Violence and the Rule of Law in Aboriginal Australia: survey invitation

A survey seeking participation from service providers in the areas of gender violence and/or law in Australia.

8 July 2014

Women & Leadership Australia Advanced Leadership Program: scholarships available

A limited number of $11,000 scholarships are available for this 12 month program.

8 July 2014

ANU appoints new Public Policy fellows

Congratulations to Gender Institute members Professor Lorraine Elliott and Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer who are among the recent round of appointments to the ANU Crawford School's Public Policy Fellows program.

6 July 2014

Is Prison Obsolete?

Registration is now open for Sisters Inside's 7th International Conference on the criminalisation of women and imprisonment.

26 June 2014

Congratulations to Gender Institute member Lorraine Elliot

Newly appointed Public Policy Fellow Professor Lorraine Elliot confirmed as Chair-elect of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS).

26 June 2014

A Gender Agenda calendar of events

As well as regular weekly 'Wednesday Drop In' between 11am and 2pm, A Gender Agenda holds a full and vibrant calender of events at the Community House in Ainslie.

26 June 2014

Feminist Philosophy of Science: call for papers

The Department of Philosophy & Moral Sciences of Ghent University welcomes abstracts for an international workshop on Feminist Philosophy of Science.

25 June 2014

We are all made of stars: establishing equity and diversity within Australian astronomy

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.

18 June 2014

Archive Futures: 2014 Fellowship recipient Maryanne Dever

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...

10 June 2014

Call for authors: Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies is still seeking authors for a number of entries.

4 June 2014

ANROWS job vacancies

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) is currently recruiting for 3 Senior Research Officers and a Communications and Media Officer.

4 June 2014

Reproductive justice: a new vision for the 21st century

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...

4 June 2014

Carolyn Allport scholarship for postgraduate feminist studies

The scholarship will be available for a woman currently undertaking postgraduate feminist studies, by research, in any discipline.
Closing date Thursday 31 July 2014

27 May 2014

Women's leaderhsip conference a resounding sucess

YWCA Canberra have heralded their recent She Leads Conference as a resounding sucess, bringing together some of Australia's most accomplished women leaders and eliciting positive responses from participants.
A video...
21 May 2014

Women in philosophy: what needs to change?

This edited volume collects a series of critical essays by leading female philosophers pursuing the question of why philosophy continues to be inhospitable to women and what can be done to change it.

13 May 2014

Congratulations to Gender Institute member Dr Richard Eves

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...

7 May 2014

Research opportunity with Beryl Women Inc.

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...

7 May 2014

Standpoint Theory and the Formation of Gender Archaeology

Catch up on the second in our 2014 public lecture series Feminist Theory Now via the podcast.

7 May 2014

Possibilities and Provocations: Gender and Education in the Asia Pacific

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.

6 May 2014

Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Inquiry into Women and Girls Human Rights in Indo-Pacific region

There is an important opportunity for ANU Gender Institute members, especially the international node to engage with the Australian government and policymakers.

6 May 2014

Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights

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...

6 May 2014

Women and Sustainability - call for papers

Background: At the beginning of 2012, the United Nations Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability prepared the report: Resilient People,...

30 April 2014

Phillippine Studies Workshop EOI

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...

29 April 2014

CHASS Prizes Australia: nominations open

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) invites applications for the newly endowed CHASS Australia Prizes.

17 April 2014

Report on gender access and equity at ANU RSAA

This RSAA Access and Equity Committee (RAEC) report presents research on gender equity in science institutions, a review of existing ANU policies and recommendations for improving gender equity.

16 April 2014

Freilich Foundation Research Network

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...

16 April 2014

She Leads 2014 - conference scholarships available

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...

16 April 2014

Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation Early Career Researchers Small Grants Scheme

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...

9 April 2014

Law and Love – a one day colloquium: call for papers

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.

8 April 2014

Women’s History Month finale: The Great Debate 2014

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

8 April 2014

Governments across Australia targeting women's services

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...

8 April 2014

Book of the Year - The Sex lives of Australians: A History

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.

8 April 2014

PhD Scholarship: Elucidating the increasing demand for Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery in Australia

The Jean Hailes Research Unit is offering a full-time 3-year PhD scholarship, tenable immediately.

2 April 2014

Thank you, Dame Quentin Bryce

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...

2 April 2014

She speaks: YWCA survey launch

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....

1 April 2014

2014 prizes for excellence in gender research

The annual Gender Institute prizes for excellence in gender research in 2014 were announced at the Gender Institute 4th anniversary event in March 2015. The...

1 April 2014

CSW58 final agreed conclusions and Ministerial statement

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,...

25 March 2014

Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation Early Career Researchers Small Grants Scheme

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.

25 March 2014

Perspective Papers on Gender Equality in the Workplace

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has released a suite of seven papers on gender equality in the workplace.

The seven papers are:

25 March 2014

Sex and the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Barbara Graziosi, professor of Classics and director for the arts and humanities at the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University poses the question: Does research assessment discriminate against female academics?

21 March 2014

New laws will allow for sex change to be made to birth certificates

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.

21 March 2014

Our Bodies, whose property?

Catch up on the podcast of the first in the Gender Institute 2014 Public Lecture series, Feminist Theory Now, given by Professor Anne Phillips from the London School of Economics.

21 March 2014

Lectureship opportunity at University of QLD

The advertised position is a 3 year post for a level B lecturer in Peace and Conflict studies in POLSIS at the University of Queensland.

A person with a strong background in Gender studies/ Feminist IR and PACS is sought.

21 March 2014

2013 prizes for excellence in gender research

The Gender Institute marked its 3rd anniversary on Friday 21 March 2014. The 2013 student prizes for excellence in gender research were awarded by the Vice-Chancellor.

21 March 2014

Gender equality issues in Australia

In this video podcast, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick and Dr Paul Jelfs from the Australian Bureau of Statistics discuss gender equality issues in Australia.

19 March 2014

She Leads: conference and diploma

Presented by the YWCA of Canberrea, She Leads is an innovative and evidence-based women’s leadership program, comprised of a Diploma of Management, and an annual, one-day conference.

The She Leads Diploma of Management is an accredited,...

17 March 2014

2014 Gender Champions

The International Women’s Day celebration at ANU took place on March 7th and the annual Gender Champion Awards were made.

12 March 2014

Transnational Feminisms

Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies invites submissions for a special issue on transnational feminism and its impact on Women’s Studies as a field. Submissions due May 1 2014.

12 March 2014

Revitalising feminist geographies and geographies of feminism

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...

11 March 2014

2015 Hypatia Diversity Essay Prize: submissions open

Hypatia is pleased to invite submissions for the 2015 Hypatia Diversity Essay Prize for work by HDR/ECR researchers. Submission deadline - February 1, 2015

5 March 2014

Girls to the Mic!

An Australian community radio celebration of International Women's Day, a day of radio made by women, to be enjoyed by everyone! The broadcast will be available on digital radio as a pop up station in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth...

5 March 2014

Gender Institute member joins Australian Government delegation to UN CSW

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...

28 February 2014

Gender Indicators Australia February 2014

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)...

27 February 2014

Nominations Sought for the ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women

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.

25 February 2014

Mapping the invisible: survey on gender issues in developing countries

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.

25 February 2014

Gender Institute member joins official Australian Government delegation to the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

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...

25 February 2014

Inspiring Change: Celebrate International Women's Day with the Humanitarian Crisis Hub

On 1 March 2014 the Humanitarian Crisis Hub will be celebrating International Women's Day under the theme of Inspiring Change

19 February 2014

Celebrate International Women's Day and nominate a champion

This event is an opportunity to network, celebrate women and recognise their contribution to the University.

18 February 2014

Fun with Dick and Jane: gender and childhood

This conference seeks to explore issues of gender and childhood through multiple lenses and from a wide range of disciplines. Submission deadline: May 1, 2014

16 February 2014

Feral Feminisms CFP: special issue "Feminine Feelers"

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...

16 February 2014

ANU Gender Champion award nominations

Tradition at ANU is that we use the International Women’s Day Celebration as an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate our gender champions.

14 February 2014

Is prison obsolete? 7th bi-annual conference: early bird registration

The organisers of this conference say it's time to forget reform and that it is time to talk about abolishing prisons in society.

14 February 2014

Fast Track program: excellence and leadership skills for women researchers

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.

12 February 2014

There is no "We": V-day, indigenous women and the myth of shared gender oppression

Lauren Chief Elk writes about the impact of mainstream feminism on public policy and debate and the issues this can raise for indigenous communities.

12 February 2014

Eureka Prizes

The Australia Museum Eureka Prizes receive a high level of media coverage and are an excellent...

11 February 2014

ACT Tall Poppy Awards

These awards recognise excellence in early career research across all...

11 February 2014

Closing soon: Call for promoting gender equality in research and innovation

The European Commission has 9.5 million EUR in funds for research promoting gender equality in research and innovation. Deadline is 10 February 2014.

7 February 2014

Fairness to All: Gender and Sex in Scientific Reporting

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

4 February 2014

L'Oréal Women in Science Fellowships

Nominations for the $25,000 fellowships open in March, closing April 16.

The fellowships...

4 February 2014

Topologies of sexual difference: Luce Irigaray Circle conference - call for papers

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.

3 February 2014

Women in Philosophy directory launched

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...

30 January 2014

One Billion Rising: V Day events at ANU

On February 14 2014 ANU hosted 2 events to mark V Day as part of the One Billion Rising campaign that aims to unite one billion women and those who love them to demand an end to the violence.

30 January 2014

Women in war and at war: recent developments

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.

30 January 2014

Nominations closing soon for Nancy Millis Medal: Australian Academy of Science medal honouring women in science

Nominations for the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science are closing soon. Deadline for nominations 10 February 2014.

22 January 2014

New ANU Public Policy Fellows appointments

Congratulations to ANU Gender Institute members Professor Valerie Braithwaite and Professor Sharol Friel who are among the new ANU Public Policy Fellows announced by ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young last week.

21 January 2014

New Prize - AAP prize for innovation in inclusive curricula

Commencing in 2014, the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) offers an annual prize of $1500 for the development of innovative approaches to teaching philosophy.

21 January 2014

Society for Women In Philosophy (SWIP) UK - call for papers

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.

21 January 2014

Bibliometrics and the climate for women in science

Two recent articles of interest regarding initiatives and research addressing global gender disparities in the sciences

20 January 2014

Program on Gender and Global Change Visiting Fellows program: The Graduate Institute, Geneva

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.

4 January 2014

Nancy Millis Medal: Academy’s new medal honours women in science

Nominations for the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science are now open. Deadline for nominations 10 February 2014.

20 December 2013

Transnational Queer Activism

This call for papers seeks contributions to an edited volume on transnational queer and LGBT politics, movements, and activism. Janice Irvine and Jill Irvine, eds.

20 December 2013

Women’s History Review special issue: Women’s history, memory and the digital turn

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

20 December 2013

Leaks in the pipeline: separating demographic inertia from ongoing gender differences in academia

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.

18 December 2013

NWB 2013 charity fundraising

The ANU Network for Women in Biology (NWB) is pleased to announce that in 2013 they raised over $300 for a charity that is providing university scholarships for girls in India studying science....

16 December 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dartmouth Gender Research Institute

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)....

2 December 2013

Launch of 2013 Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

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.

29 November 2013

CSW58 NGO Delegate selection process: applications open

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...

26 November 2013

Advance notice: Australia doesn’t need Women’s History Month

The Australian Women's History forum have issued an advance announcement for their upcoming headline debate on the proposition that:

Australia doesn't need Womens History Month

Invitiations to...

26 November 2013

Celebrate their Achievements - nominations for the ACT Women’s Awards

Nominations for the ACT Women’s Awards close on 2 December 2013.

26 November 2013

Not yet 50/50: Barriers to the progress of senior women in the Australian Public Service

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.

25 November 2013

Back to grassroots: the 2013 Boyer Lectures

The 2013 ABC Radio National Boyer Lectures were delivered by Her Excellency, The Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

23 November 2013

2014 Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business

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...

20 November 2013

Special Issue - Business Ethics Quarterly: Gender, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Business Ethics Quarterly is calling for papers for a special issue on Gender, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility.

20 November 2013

Whispers from the Bush: Sexual Harassment in Australian Rural Workplaces

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...

15 November 2013

MACW Report on the ACT Women’s Plan

In May 2013 the ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women (MACW) hosted the ‘Hands on Forum’ which provided MACW with an opportunity to listen to the issues and ideas of over 70 women with direct links to a range of community...

14 November 2013

ECR and HDR Workshop and Public Lecture: Dr Dr Honni van Rijswijk

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.

13 November 2013

Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Perspective

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce a call for papers for a major global conference on Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Perspective to be held in Kigali, Rwanda on April 28-30, 2014.

This conference...

31 October 2013

Call for expression of interest: growth and economic opportunities for women

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...

30 October 2013

UN set to recognise role of women in conflict prevention

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,...

25 October 2013

Kamala Chandrakirana visit

To honour the 13th anniversary of the UN Security Resolution 1325 in 2000, the ANU Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, supported by a grant from the ANU Gender Institute will host a visit by Indonesian expert Kamala Chandrakirana.

25 October 2013

Congratulations Kim Rubenstein - 2013 Edna Award recipient!

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.

24 October 2013

Australian Government priorities on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

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...

24 October 2013

Volunteer opportunity: CARE Emergencey Group

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...

24 October 2013

Community Award for Migration Legal Clinic and 'ANU Inspiring Women' nominee

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.

24 October 2013

Casual research position: RSAA Access and Equity

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...

24 October 2013

Monash University Research Fellowship - ARC Linkage | Part-time

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...

17 October 2013

ACT Women's Information and Referral Centre due to close

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.

17 October 2013

Call for abstracts: Corporate Responsibility and Gendered Organizations

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...

17 October 2013

ANU Circle for gender equity

A new ANU society, the ANU Circle for Gender Equity, was successfully launched on Friday 11 October.

15 October 2013

Justice connections III symposium: call for registrations

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.

15 October 2013

Resilience of Women Research Students (RoWRS) program now open for registration

RoWRS is a unique personal development program aimed at women doctoral students that has been running at ANU since 2010.

14 October 2013

American Association of University Women - International Fellowships

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...

3 October 2013

ANU partners with American Association of University Women (AAUW)

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.

3 October 2013

ABC Radio National - Big Ideas: Of Meritocracy’s Un-meritorious Outcomes with Dr Fiona Jenkins

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.

2 October 2013

International Journal of Gender and Development - call for abstracts

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...

1 October 2013

The Oxford Round Table 16th Annual Conference on Women and Education

Call for papers: Submission/Abstracts due by November 30th

27 September 2013

Gender Summit 3 North America: one month to register

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.

27 September 2013

International Day of the Girl Child 2013: Innovating for Girls’ Education

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'.

24 September 2013

Thinking gender 2014: call for papers

The Call for Papers for UCLA Centre for the Study of Women's (CSW) 24th annual Thinking Gender conference held in February is now available.

23 September 2013

ACT Partners in prevention awards

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...

12 September 2013

No Chicks No Excuses

There's no excuse for not having women speakers!

12 September 2013

Not yet 50/50: Barriers to the progress of senior women in the APS

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...

2 September 2013

The 2013 Edna Ryan awards - Nominations now open!

The EDNAs celebrate the life of Edna Ryan who worked to make a better world - especially for women.
If you know a woman who is making a feminist difference - nominate her for an EDNA!

29 August 2013

2014 Clare Burton Memorial Scholarship - Applications open

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).

29 August 2013

Gender Institute members shortlisted for NSW Premier’s History Awards

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.

22 August 2013

International Development Research Centre Canada – Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW)

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.

20 August 2013

Advice to Indonesian Government on the draft bill on Gender Equality

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...

20 August 2013

Oxford Women's Leadership Symposium 2013: Invitation to participate

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.

20 August 2013

2013 Women of Influence Awards

Nominations closing soon

12 August 2013

Call for papers: Contemporary women's writing and environments, 3-5 July 2014 RMIT

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.

7 August 2013

If not now, when?

You have to get up pretty early in the morning to get the better of Professor Kim Rubenstein.

6 August 2013

Call for papers: Lilith: A Feminist History Journal

Deadline for the 2014 issue: 1 September 2013

1 August 2013

Gender & History 25th Anniversary Virtual Issue

A virtual issue of Gender & History to celebrate 25 years of the journal featuring highlights from the past 25 years.

31 July 2013

Call for proposals: Radically Rethinking Marriage

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.

25 July 2013

Call for papers: Worlding personhood in Oceania: movements, intersections and emplacements

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.

22 July 2013

Australian National Committee welcomes appointment of new Executive Director of UN Women

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.

19 July 2013

ANU by 2020: ANU equal opportunity in the workplace annual report

ANU Human resources has announced the lodgement of its annual public report with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency for the 2012-13 period.

10 July 2013

Feminism and the museum symposium: An Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association mini-conference

Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association are currently calling for papers for their 2013 mini conference/symposium, Feminism and the museum.

3 July 2013

Launch of the ‘Pacific Women’ website

AusAID Director General Peter Baxter has announced the launch of the 'Pacific Women' website.

3 July 2013

Australian sex lives on shortlist

Gender Institute member Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno’s book The Sex Lives of Australians: A History has been shortlisted for a 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Award.

2 July 2013

2013 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants have been awarded by the Gender Institute in 2013.

2 July 2013

Opportunity to attend the 2013 APEC Women and the Economy forum

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...

28 June 2013

Australia to focus on women during Security Council presidential term

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.

28 June 2013

Media focus on 'gender wars' debases debate

Read Gender Institute Convener, Dr Fiona Jenkins' article: Media focus on 'gender wars' debases debate (Canberra Times and Sydney Morning Herald, 21 June).

26 June 2013

Women in Philosophy: what needs to change? - podcast

Catch up on the first seminar in the 2013 Gender Institute seminar series 'Women in academia' via the podcast.

18 June 2013

Call for papers: Virtual Gender Unconference

Ignite© (UN)CONFERENCE - 'Gender violence and virtual worlds: brave new world(s) of regulation?'

17 June 2013

MaMSIE Blog Call for Contributions

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...

11 June 2013

Justice or retribution: the story of Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal

ABC Radio National interview with Gender Institute member Dr Bina D'Costa

8 June 2013

ANU Inspiring Women: print copies available

Printed copies of the book ANU Inspiring Women are available for $25 each from the ANU Coop either in the store or online.

8 June 2013

Prestigious award goes to ANU researcher

Dr Ulrike Mathesius is one of two ANU researchers awarded Australian Academy of Science medals this week.

5 June 2013

Short notice internship opportunity: Australian National Committee for UN Women: Administration & Finance Intern

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...

28 May 2013

Chief Executive Women scholarships to attend 'INSEAD Executive Education: Learning to Lead'

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...

28 May 2013

She Leads - leadership training course for young women presented by Canberra YWCA

In June this year the YWCA of Canberra will launch the new transformative leadership course, She Leads.

21 May 2013

Anne Summers Reports: current issue and subscription information

Subscribe to Anne Summers' online magazine, Anne Summers Reports, as mentioned in her recent speech at Gender Institute "Lets Get Loud" event.

21 May 2013

Press release: The National Foundation for Australian Women on the Paid Parental Leave scheme

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.

21 May 2013

Job vacancy: Care Australia

Congratulations to Ms Melanie Poole, a Gender Institute member whose position as Co-ordinator of CARE Australia’s parliamentary advocacy is now available.

21 May 2013

Linking women, peace and security in the Pacific

Podcast now available of public lecture by Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, Executive Director of FemLINKPACIFIC held on April 15

14 May 2013

Attention - women in academia: HERS-SA research survey

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.

14 May 2013

Article of interest: 'Australian science needs more female fellows'

A critical discussion of the Australian Academy of Science in International weekly journal of science, nature.

7 May 2013

The Australian Civilian Corps is recruiting gender and disaster risk reduction specialists

AusAID is seeking experienced gender equality and disaster risk reduction specialists to join the Australian Civilian Corps (ACC).

7 May 2013

Conference report: 'Let's Get Loud!': Gender, Politics, ACTION

Read a report on this event by ANU Gender Institute PhD scholarship recipient, Hannah McCann.

7 May 2013

Podcast available: Dr Samantha Crompvoets on ABC Life Matters

Podcast of interview with Dr Samantha Crompvoets on ABC's Life Matters

2 May 2013

Here She Is! Australian Directory of Women call for nominations

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.

2 May 2013

Macquarie University Research Fellowships (MQRFS) 2014

The Macquarie University Department of Sociology welcomes enquiries from potential applicants to the Macquarie University Research (Postdoctoral) Fellowships program.

26 April 2013

ANU Parental Support Program

ANU has partnered with SeventeenHundred to provide the ANU Parental Support Program

23 April 2013

Enloe Award Call for Submissions

This annual award recognizes exceptional quality in a paper submitted to the International Feminist Journal of Politics by an emergent scholar.

16 April 2013

AusAID seeks gender equality specialists to join the ACC register

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?

7 April 2013

Congratulations to Gender Institute PhD Scholar Hannah McCann!

Inaugural ANU Gender Institute PhD Scholar, Hannah McCann, has been awarded the 2013 Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Tutoring and Demonstration.

4 April 2013

Survey for ANU Employees and HR Managers: ANU study on breastfeeding support in the workplace

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.

3 April 2013

Call for papers: 2014 Special issue of the Journal of Gender Studies

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)

29 March 2013

Call for papers: 2015 Special issue of the Journal of Gender Studies

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)

29 March 2013

Call for applications: ACT Women's Grants Programs

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...

27 March 2013

Articles of interest: Delhi gang rape - commentary by Gender Institute members

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.

22 March 2013

2012 prizes for excellence in gender research

The Gender Institute was delighted to announce the awarding of prizes for undergraduate and graduate work completed in 2012.

20 March 2013

Call for volunteers: 'Stand Up!'

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.

19 March 2013

Call for applications: Indigenous Peoples' Rights - Costa Rica

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.

19 March 2013

Call for expressions of interest: ANU CALD Women's Network

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?

12 March 2013

Call for applications: Graduate Institute Geneva visiting fellows program

The Programme on Gender and Global Change (Graduate Institute Geneva) invites applications to its Visiting Fellows Program. Deadline for application: 15 April 2013.

8 March 2013

Reconciliation Australia's women of influence

The contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to the nation is immense. This fact sheet celebrates their efforts to build stronger communities and a more just Australia for the generations to come.

8 March 2013

Call for workshop papers: Gender agenda in Indonesia - gaining momentum

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...

5 March 2013

Call for papers: Special issue of Journal of Australian Political Economy on health

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.

5 March 2013

Call for papers: Women in motion - Australian Women’s History Network Symposium 2013

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.

5 March 2013

Article of interest: Combining academia and activism - common obstacles and useful tools

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.

5 March 2013

Logo competition: Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association (AWGSA)

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...

5 March 2013

Call for papers: 8th Australasian Women and Policing Conference, Making it happen – making it last!

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...

5 March 2013

RoWRS: Personal development for women doctoral students

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.

26 February 2013

Guest scholarships at Aalborg University for PhD students from Middle East and North Africa

The Nordic-Arab network for Research on Women, Empowerment and Politics offers 2½ - 4 months Guest PhD scholarships at Aalborg University, Denmark Autumn 2013.

25 February 2013

Call for book chapters: Contemporary perspectives in art and international development

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.

19 February 2013

ARC PhD scholarship: Trailblazing women and the law

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.

19 February 2013

AusAID Research Working Paper Series: Triple jeopardy - Gender-based violence and human rights violations experienced by women with disabilities in Cambodia

Cambodian women with disabilities experience multiple disadvantages resulting from the interplay between gender, disability and poverty.

12 February 2013

Counting for nothing: Cancellation of time-use survey

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...

11 February 2013

Carol Schwartz AM to advise on workplace gender equality

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.

23 January 2013

Conference call for papers: The radicalism of romantic love - critical perspectives

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.

22 January 2013

Visiting scholar seeking work

Heather Pue is a recent (2011) university graduate from Canada who is currently on a working holiday visa. She is looking for six months with one employer in Australia, preferably conducting research or providing administrative experience.

22 January 2013

Congratulations to Gender Institute member Anne Rees!

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.

22 January 2013

Call for applications: Visiting professor

The Graduate Institute Geneva and the University of Geneva invite applications for the position of Visiting Professor in Gender and Human Rights during September to December 2013.

21 January 2013

Call for papers: Gender and Responsible Business (ICCSR Annual Symposium)

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...

18 January 2013

Call for papers: Grounding Cosmopolitanism - Theory and practice through the prism of women's rights

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.

17 January 2013

Call for public comment: New reporting matters under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (WGE Act) and its implementation is under way and the formal consultation process has been launched.

14 January 2013

‘Stand Up’ conference abstracts submission deadline extended to end of January

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.

11 January 2013

2011-2012 Gender Institute Report

The first of the Gender Institute biannual reports is now available.

14 December 2012

UN Women Australia internships available

Internships are available in the fields of Grants, Research or Commission on the Status of Women(CSw).

12 December 2012

Clare Burton memorial scholarship fund

You are invited to make a donation to the fund or apply for the scholarship that it supports.

6 December 2012

New ANU Gender Institute convener

The ANU Gender Institute is delighted to announce that Dr Fiona Jenkins will take up the role of Convener of the Institute for 2013-2014.

6 December 2012
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