Calendar

This calendar is based on GenderKalenderN, a collaboration between national distributors of information about gender and gender equality in the Nordic countries.

The selection is made by the Secretariat. Visit GenderKalenderN for a full overview.

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30 May 2017 -
30 November 2017
Paris
Journal Autrepart – Call for paper – Book reviews
We welcome proposals from various disciplines in the social sciences. They can analyse laws, programmes, statistical local or regional studies as well as those of one or more countries, case studies or multifaceted (policies and practices, for example) analyses in varied geographical spheres (Africa,Latin America, Middle East, Asia, Australasia).

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Call for papers
19 October 2017
Edinburgh
Festival for New Economic Thinking
The event is the result of a collaborative initiative between several organisations, including INET’s Young Scholars Initiative, Rethinking Economics, Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik/ Exploring Economics, The Minskys and The History of Economic Thought Website.

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Conference
19 October 2017 -
21 October 2017
Kyrenia
Call for proposals: 4th Global Conference on Contemporary Issues in Education
GLOBE-EDU-2017 includes all theoretical and practical knowledge about education.

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Conference
21 October 2017 -
22 October 2017
London
Women, Peace and Security Intensive Two-day course for professionals
This original, expert-led course provides a critical examination of peace and security issues affecting women.

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PhD-course
25 October 2017 -
26 October 2017
Karlstad
Workshop - Intimate matters
Gender studies at Karlstad University and Gexcel International Collegium, one of the largest gender studies networks in Scandinavia, invites you to a workshop on intimacy at Karlstad University.

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Conference
26 October 2017 -
28 October 2017
Utrecht
Contested Privates: Religion and Homosexuality in Public Discourse
Why are religion and homosexuality so often framed as each other's necessary opposites? What do heated debates about same-sex marriage, the Pope, queer Muslims and controversial art tell us about the changing role of religion in contemporary society? The conference will address these and similar questions.

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Conference
26 October 2017 -
27 October 2017
Madrid
II International Congress on Active Aging,Quality of Life and Gender
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the "II International Congress on Active Aging, Quality of Life and Gender", which we are organizing from the IEG and in the context of the ENCAGE-CM program.

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Call for papers
27 October 2017
Oslo
Children Born of War in the Context of Peace and Security
The PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security will hold this lunch seminar with guest speaker Ingvill Mochmann. The seminar will be chaired by Inger Skjelsbæk, Research Professor at PRIO and Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology, UiO.

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Seminar
31 October 2017
 
Call for Papers: Special issue on "Nordic feminisms"
We welcome research on activism related to particular issues and campaigns - broad or narrow - and we welcome articles on local movements as well as national, Nordic and transnational networks and organizations. We welcome comparative research, whether across time, place or topics. We hope to have contributions from all the five Nordic countries.

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Call for papers
31 October 2017
Bologna
Panel proposals for conference on intersex social sciences
Panel proposals should include 3-4 papers (total time for each session 90 minutes) and they will include a brief overall abstract, plus abstracts for each paper (total maximum 1000 words).

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Call for papers
31 October 2017
 
Call for papers for a special issue on "Nordic feminisms" for the online journal
The aim of this issue is to present a variety of research on women's movements/feminist inspired social movements and organisations in the Nordic region.We hope to have contributions from all the five Nordic countries.

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Call for papers
1 November 2017
Lund
Abstracts to the session Family and intimate relationships
We invite you to send in abstracts to the session Family and intimate relationships, at the Swedish Sociological association Sociologidagarna 2018, 7-9 March Sociology in a Polarized World.

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Call for papers
2 November 2017 -
3 November 2017
Helsinki
International symposium: Seeking and Seizing - the Nordic Way?
Date: 2.-3.11.2017 Place: the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki

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Conference
8 November 2017 -
9 November 2017
Oslo
Creating a competitive edge through diversity – leadership for Nordic research excellence towards 2030
The summit will highlight the Nordic paradox where equal access to employment and politics coexists with inequality for women in academia.

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Conference
8 November 2017
Gothenburg
A gender perspective on fair jobs and growth
Sweden’s Gender Equality Minister, Åsa Regnér, is inviting European colleagues to the conference on how gender equality can contribute to fair jobs and growth.

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Conference
10 November 2017 -
11 November 2017
Istanbul
International Conference on Gender and Women's Studies
GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES '17 / II. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies in Social Sciences and Art will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul.

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Conference
10 November 2017 -
7 December 2017
Stockholm
The Body in Ecstasy: Possession and Intoxication, 5 hp (Autumn 2017)
This course is offered as a part of the Doctoral School in the Humanities by the Department of Ethnology, History of Religion and Gender Studies in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies and the Department of History. The course takes place in the second half of autumn 2017. Free spaces on the course are available.

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Course
14 November 2017
Kuala Lumpur
Call for Papers: International Conference on Future of Women ’18
You are welcome to submit your abstract to the International Conference on Future of Women ’18 under the theme “A Prospect for Greater Vision.”

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Call for papers
15 November 2017
Oslo
CfP - the 9th Nordic Work Life Conference
The conference (June 2018) will be organized around the following themes such as gender, work inclusion, the future of work, work environment issues, health and well-being at work, labour market careers and life-course transitions, and flexibility, mobility and atypical work.

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Call for papers
17 November 2017
Bucharest
QueerFemSEE – Queer and Feminist Studies in Eastern Europe International
This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore various accounts of South-Eastern and Eastern European researchers (and their Western peers) concerning topics connected to media studies, cultural studies, public space, and their intersection with gender and queer studies.

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Conference
20 November 2017 -
21 November 2017
Copenhagen
Workshop on Feminism, Activism, Writing
The workshop brings together issues of (feminist) activism and (scholarly) writing in order to discuss the future of feminism in academia.

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Course
20 November 2017 -
22 November 2017
Barcelona
COST Action IS1307 Training School “Thinking with agency–towards a materialization of a new materialist politics”
How can we re-­think the logics of cause and effect in between activism and political representation? How to understand and practice the actualization of contemporary identity politics from an affirmative new materialist standpoint? How do/can we use new materialist approaches to analyze traditional structures of power and promote new spaces of participation and understanding power in politics?

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Course
22 November 2017 -
24 November 2017
Copenhagen
PhD course in Gender, Power, and Identity – in a local and global perspective
In this PhD course, gender, power and identity and their conceptual history will be presented and critically discussed in relation to current societal development.

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Course
22 November 2017
Aalborg
Gender, Power and Identity - In a Local and Global Perspective
The PhD course is held in collaboration between the Doctoral School of Social Sciences, AAU and The Doctoral School of Social Sciences and Business.

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PhD-course
23 November 2017 -
24 November 2017
Uppsala
Exhausted Women - Exhausted Welfare
The conference will raise questions as: to what extent do religious communities mirror society with regard gender and welfare?

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Conference
30 November 2017
 
CfP: Future Perspectives on Masculinities: «Walk like a man, die like a man?» Teaching Gender beyond gendered stereotypes
The editors invite contributions that explore and advance developments in theories and practices of teaching that focus on democratic, non-hegemonic masculinities and their everyday practices. The deadline is for 500 word abstract.

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Call for papers
30 November 2017
Gothenburg
Backlash for women
The purpose of this seminar is to illuminate how women systematically are being deprived of their human dignity and subsequently becomes lawless and vulnerable to abuse of various kinds.

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Seminar
30 November 2017 -
1 December 2017
London
Queer Localities
This conference celebrates recent work on LGBTQ histories beyond the metropole and draws it in comparative perspective.

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Conference
2 December 2017
London
Talking Back!
The annual London Metropolitan Archives 15th LGBTQ History and Archives Conference

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Conference
6 December 2017
Göteborg
GIG’s Concluding Event: Panel discussion on Current Conditions of Interdisciplinary Gender Research
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (GIG) will cease to exist in its current shape. In this concluding seminar, we would like to pay special attention to the conditions of interdisciplinary gender research today by arranging a discussion with participants from universities in Sweden and England.

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Seminar
14 December 2017 -
15 December 2017
Hannover
Approaching Ethnoheterogenesis. Membership, Ethnicity, and Social Change in Contemporary Societies
his conference aims to refine the theoretical understanding of social and cultural processes regarding the formation of ethnicities and ethnic diversity.

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Conference
31 December 2017
Geneva
CfP Gendering Humanitarian Knowledge: Global Histories of Compassion from the Mid-Nineteenth century to the Present
We invite scholars interested in working on the history of humanitarian knowledge from a gender perspective to submit a proposal that deals with stories of flesh and blood, which put women’s and men’s humanitarian experiences at their centre, in order to inscribe their local practices within a global history of compassion from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

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Call for papers
15 January 2018
 
Call for Proposals: Nordic Summer University
The Nordic Summer University (NSU) call for project proposals for study circles to be active 2019-2021 is now open. We seek proposals for new scholarly networks addressing issues in contemporary culture and society in critical perspectives.

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Call for papers
15 January 2018
 
Call for Papers: Media, communication and gender
You are welcome to contribute articles for the 7th Mediapolis.

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Call for papers
15 January 2018
 
Call for project proposals 2019-2021
We seek proposals for new scholarly networks addressing issues in contemporary culture and society in critical perspectives.

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Call for papers
18 January 2018 -
24 January 2018
Sydney
PhD Summer School: Researching Post-Capitalist Possibilities
This six day intensive will provide early stage PhD students with a demanding immersion in social theory debates. For more advanced doctoral scholars and early career researchers early career researchers it offers the opportunity to clarify and refine their research contribution. Sessions will combine lectures, small group discussions, fishbowl discussions, walking seminars and collaborative exercises.

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Course
19 January 2018 -
20 January 2018
Turku
Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary PhD workshop
Doctoral students conducting research on related themes are invited to participate in this workshop with either short parts of their thesis or their research plan.

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Call for papers
6 February 2018 -
7 February 2018
Kuala Lumpur
International Conference on Future of Women ’18
You are welcome to submit your abstract to the International Conference on Future of Women ’18 under the theme “A Prospect for Greater Vision.”

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Conference
1 March 2018
 
Call for Papers: Somatechnics special journal issue
The issue will focus on how HIV is imagined and constructed in the contemporary social, historical and geo-political context. We are especially interested in articles that focus on the necro- and biopolitics of HIV.

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Call for papers
7 March 2018 -
9 March 2018
Lund
Call for abstracts: Session on Family and intimate relationships at the Swedish Sociological association conference
We invite you to send in abstracts to the session Family and intimate relationships, at the Swedish Sociological association Sociologidagarna 2018!

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Conference
18 April 2018 -
20 April 2018
Tampere
Course and Workshop on Gender, work and transforming organizations
The course is meant for Masters Students, Doctoral Students, and Postdoctoral Researchers. The maximum number of all participants is 25.

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Course
20 April 2018
Geneva
Gendering Humanitarian Knowledge: Global Histories of Compassion from the Mid-Nineteenth century to the Present
We invite scholars to think about the notion of humanitarian knowledge in a multidisciplinary way, by combining perspectives such as gender history, the histories of emotions and the body, literary and visual culture studies, global health history, as well as the history of institutions and their agents.

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Seminar
3 May 2018 -
5 May 2018
Colombo
The 4th International Conference on Women’s Studies 2018
The theme for the fourth World Women’s Studies Conference is “Women’s Studies: Gendered scholarship, activism, and storytelling for a sustainable planet”.

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Conference
19 May 2018
Coventry
Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later
This project’s originality lies in its use of a transnational and interdisciplinary lens to view this year’s historic impact, thus providing a new framework to consider the resonance of 1968 and the first fifty years afterwards.

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Call for papers
4 June 2018
Bologna
Intersex Social Sciences: Activism, Human Rights, and Citizenship
his 2-day conference provides a multi-disciplinary forum for the further development of social science approaches to Intersex and Variations of Sex Characteristics.

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Conference
15 July 2018 -
21 July 2018
Toronto
Experiences of and Responses to Disempowerment, Violence and Injustice within the Relational Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two Spirited (LGBTQ2) People
This session will interrogate the ongoing entrenchment of hetero-normative borders and consequential manifestations of power, violence and in/justice experienced by LGBTQ2 people in their relationships and family lives.

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Call for papers
21 July 2018 -
26 July 2018
Brisbane
25th World Congress of Political Science
“Borders and Margins” will be a highlighted theme at IPSA’s 25th World Congress of Political Science.

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Conference
13 August 2018 -
14 August 2018
Bergen
ICCGFR 2018: 20th International Conference on Culture of Gender and Feminist Research
The conference brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Culture of Gender and Feminist Research.

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Conference
12 September 2018 -
15 September 2018
Göttingen
European Feminist Research Conference
ATGENDER invites you to the 10th edition of the European Feminist Research Conference!

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Conference