The International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) is the only feminist aid organisation in Australia. They do excellent research in the gender and aid area, as well as empowering women to take more effective charge of their destinies. In the last 12 months IWDA and partners worked hard every day to promote women’s rights across the Asia Pacific. […]
The Lancet has published a new Commission entitled Women and Health. “Women and Health: the key for sustainable development” explores and analyses the distinctive, but under-recognised and undervalued contribution of women to global health care. The report also considers the complex biological, economic, social and political factors involved in improving women’s health. For more information and […]
The call for abstracts is now open for the Gender and the Politics of Shame Conference, 14 November 2015, Gender Institute, London. For more information please view the call for abstracts at the conference website. Abstracts of not more than 500 words are due by 1 September 2015.
A symposium and masterclass on feminist experimental writing will be held at the University of Adelaide on the 17th & 18th of September in conjunction with An(F)ew Australian Network for Feminist Experimental Writers. Theme: “Experimental Writing: Why and Why Now?” 17th September: Master Classes with Eileen Myles and Marion May Campbell 18th September: Symposium Call for papers […]
Last Friday members of the Alliance of Gender Scholars met in the staff club to share our research interests, and to explore ideas on how to build and support each others scholarly endeavours. There was a lot of enthusiasm and I was so pleased to see people sharing their knowledge – ‘have you thought about […]
Alan Saunders Memorial Lecture 2015 Feminist academic Associate Professor Cordelia Fine will be delivering The Alan Saunders Memorial Lecture 2015 in early July in Sydney. The lecture will be broadcast on ABC Radio National on Big Ideas on Tuesday 14 July at 8pm. More information is available here.
Critical realism, gender and feminism: Call for Papers The call for papers is now open for this special issue of the Journal of Critical Realism (15:5, 2016). Edited by Angela Martínez Dy, Lena Gunnarsson and Michiel van Ingen. More information is available here. Deadline October 1, 2015.
The aim of the Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) grants, each worth up to $5,000, is to help two female postdoctoral fellows establish their careers. The grants will provide financial assistance to early career female postdoctoral fellows who: will be presenting a research poster or an oral research presentation at an upcoming conference require […]