London Symposium

2017 International Symposium on Gender Studies

“Crossing Borders: Gender, Sexuality and Culture”

 

4 March 2017 – London, UK

organised by Interdisciplinary Research Foundation

The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of men and women around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:
  •  gender equality
  •  women’s rights and women’s history
  •  gender and education
  •  women and leadership
  •  women’s and men’s health
  •  gender and sexuality
  •  gender and religion
  •  gender and literature
The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. We invite proposals from various disciplines including history, sociology, political studies, anthropology, culture studies and literature. The language of the conference is English.
Proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 20 December, 2016 to:
Dr Olena Lytovka olena.lytovka@irf-network.org. Download Paper proposal form.
Selected papers will be published in the post-conference volume.

Download final programme.

Conference venue:  Monticello House, 45 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 4JP, UK