Call for papers g16

2016-01-20 11:18

Now there is a Call for papers for g16. The conference theme is Boundaries, Mobility and Mobilization and is taking place in Linköping November 23d-25th. Submit your abstract no later than March 18 2016.

The g-conferences is arranged every other year at different universities in Sweden, in collaboration with the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research. g16 – Boundaries, mobility and mobilization is arranged by Linköping University, and it gathers the entire interdisciplinary field of gender research in Sweden. The conference will stimulate cooperation among gender researchers from various academic disciplines and targets scholars, students, practitioners and activists. The aim of the conference is to facilitate critical investigation, sharing of experiences and to inspire to the formation of new ideas and research constellations.

g16 will consist of the participants’ contributions, and now we are inviting you to share your ideas for presentations. It can be panel sessions, open debates, paper presentations, round table discussions or any other type of presentation you can think of. Participants from all over the world are welcome to contribute. The conference will be conducted in Swedish and English, yet it is possible to propose presentations in other languages as well.

Gender research is always embedded in its context. The conference relates to current societal challenges, locally as well as globally, and discusses how gender research can contribute to analyse and integrate with the major events in the world we live in. The conference name – Boundaries, Mobility and Mobilization – refers to geopolitical, social and environmental processes that call for our attention and incite us to take action.

Author Inga-Bodil Ekselius
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