Abstract submissions are invited for the Austerity, Gender and Household Finances conference taking place at the University of Kent, UK on 27-28 June 2015.
The conference, one of a number of projects marking the University of Kent's 50th anniversary, will explore the impact of austerity on women and the vulnerable in society and incorporates four thematic streams: Austerity and Housing (organised by Kent Professor Helen Carr); Austerity and Debt and Credit (organised by Dr Julia Gumy from Bristol and Dr Simone Wong from Kent; Austerity and Parenting (organised by Dr Ruth Cain from Kent); and Austerity and Financialisation: What can we learn from the Global South? (organised by Kent Law School Teaching Assistant Serena Natile).
Plenary speakers at the conference will include: Professor Mary Evans (London School of Economics); Professor Suzanne Soederberg (Queen’s, Canada); and Professor Rebecca Tunstall (York).
Submissions to the conference are invited from a broad range of disciplines including law, sociology, social policy, economics, psychology and gender studies.
Abstracts of 200-300 words should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 October 2014.
The full call for papers is attached below.