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  • Colo d’été de l’association Efigies

    L'association EFiGiES organise sa colo d'été à Angers du dimanche 25 au mardi 27 août 2019, soit juste avant le début du Congrès du GIS - Genre ! Cette rencontre a pour vocation de réunir jeunes chercheur-euse-s en études de genre et/ou militant-e-s féministes afin d'échanger à propos de nos expériences et de nos pratiques et de partager des moments conviviaux. Vous en trouver...

  • Assistant Professor of ANTHROPOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT

    L’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement met au concours un poste à plein temps de Professeur-e assistant-e D’ANTHROPOLOGIE/SOCIOLOGIE DU GENRE ET DU DÉVELOPPEMENT pour entrée en fonction le 1er septembre 2020 ou à une date à convenir. L’Institut cherche à recruter une personne – femme ou homme – au rang de professeur assistant. Les candidates ou les can...

  • Le genre au Nord et au Sud : l’essentiel en 5 jours

    Cette formation va vous permettre d’utiliser l’approche genre et ses outils pour construire des processus et des projets. Objectifs S’approprier l’historique et les différents concepts liés à l’analyse de genre et en saisir les intérêts pour les différentes pratiques professionnelles. Découvrir la pertinence et l'importance de l'approche genre et développement. Po...

  • What’s ‘gender’ anyway? Conceptualisations and operationalisations of gender in academic research

    Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researcher Workshop, organised by A*, the Antwerp Gender and Sexuality Studies Network Keynote speakers Prof. Ellen Annandale, University of York Prof. Marieke van den Brink, Radboud University Outline While gender increasingly takes up a central position in research across the social sciences and humanities, the way it is conceptualised varies broadly. For...

  • Embodying Neoliberal Femininity

    Embodying Neoliberal Femininity This lecture will provide an introduction to recent feminist scholarship which seeks to theorise and critically evaluate the complex relationship between neoliberalism and feminism. We will consider how this relationship has produced expectations for the performance of gendered selfhood in accordance with qualities of individuality, autonomy, confidence and freed...

  • Interuniversity Gender Research Seminar 2019: Embodiment and the Performativity of Gender

    Having an interdisciplinary focus, since 2010, this yearly course, jointly organised by Ghent University, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of Antwerp, provides PhD and advanced MA students whose research is situated in or related to the field of Gender and/or Diversity Studies with in-depth and advanced training in contemporary Gender Studies and theory and methodology in related...

  • Sexual Worldings

    Sexual Worldings This talk considers ways in which global health rubrics employed for the creation of evidence about sexual subjects in international HIV prevention research and programming may comprise an affective component of ‘sexual worldings.’ By this I mean to evoke a recursive, connected relationship between data production about sexualities and everyday sexual experiencing. I explor...

  • The Women’s Arts Only? Managing Childbirth in Medieval Japan 

    The Women’s Arts Only? Managing Childbirth in Medieval Japan  The organization of childbirth in elite households of medieval Japan required serious planning and swift orchestration. Although the initial preparations for it could take several months, the labour could easily escalate into both medical and ritual emergency and necessitate an urgent response from the female and male relatives, r...

  • The Women’s Arts Only? Managing Childbirth in Medieval Japan 

    The Women’s Arts Only? Managing Childbirth in Medieval Japan  The organization of childbirth in elite households of medieval Japan required serious planning and swift orchestration. Although the initial preparations for it could take several months, the labour could easily escalate into both medical and ritual emergency and necessitate an urgent response from the female and male relatives, r...

  • Trans Realities: The 6th Nordic Trans Studies Network Conference

    Trans Realities: The 6th Nordic Trans Studies Network Conference Trondheim, Norway, 11-13 September 2019 NTNU's Humanities Faculty is pleased to announce it will be co-hosting a graduate series conference entitled, ‘Trans Realities: The 6th Nordic Trans Studies Network Conference’, to create space and opportunity for scholars, activists and community members to meet, discuss, and learn...

  • Ways of Making and Doing. Women and Cinemas of Latin America

    Ways of Making and Doing. Women and Cinemas of Latin America II International Conference Latin American Women’s Filmmaking Date: 11, 12 and 13 September, 2019 Venue: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) Despite the development and renewal of academic studies of Latin American cinematographic practices in the last decades, perspectives that would fully enable the acknowledgement and an...

  • The Gender of Labor Value and Social Dependence

    Lecture by Sylvia Yanagisako (Edward Clark Crossett Professor of Humanistic Studies and Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Stanford University) The evolution of global capitalism in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries has raised unsettling questions about the increase in social dependence resulting from the decline in manufacturing jobs, the rise in lower-paid service...

  • Radicalisering in België en Nederland. Kritische perspectieven op veiligheid en geweld

    In de vroege jaren 2000 introduceerde Nederland de strijd tegen radicalisering, met als bedoeling de gevaren van bepaalde vormen van religieus militantisme te voorkomen die kunnen leiden tot daden van terroristisch geweld. De moord op Theo Van Gogh in 2004 en de aanslagen in Londen in 2005 leidden een verdere expansie van dit beleid, en het vertrek van jongeren naar Syrië vanaf 2012 en...

  • Feminist Lab 2019: Young women in public space

    On 20, 21 and 22 September 2019 we organize our second Feminist Lab in Brussels. This time we invite young women to share ideas about the question ‘what does it mean to be a woman in public space?’. We want to define WHAT obstacles young women face, HOW we can tackle those and actually DO something. Interested? Leave your e-mail address here and we’ll send you an update soon....

  • Recherches francophones sur l’intersexuation: état des lieux (RéFRI)

    Journée d'étude internationale organisée par le RéFRI (Réseau Francophone de recherche sur l’intersexuation) avec le soutien du CERMES3, du GIS Genre, de l’INED, du LEGS, du LIEPP et de l’OSC. Comité d’organisation: Loé Petit (Paris 8/Legs) Michal Raz (EHESS/cermes3) Éric Fassin (Paris 8/Legs) Mathieu Trachman (INED/Iris) Contact: reseau.refri@gmail.com 9h-9h...

  • Breaking Boundaries: Academia, Activism and the Arts

    The international conference Breaking Boundaries: Academia, Activism and the Arts proposes to bring into focus and critically question common grounds and boundaries between and within the Humanities, political activity and aesthetic production. At a time when boundaries are simultaneously questioned and reinforced – for example between geographical territories, political states, publi...

  • Contrat doctoral Genre, Migrations et Santé (H/F)

    Assurez-vous que votre profil candidat soit correctement renseigné avant de postuler. Les informations de votre profil complètent celles associées à chaque candidature. Afin d’augmenter votre visibilité sur notre Portail Emploi et ainsi permettre aux recruteurs de consulter votre profil candidat, vous avez la possibilité de déposer votre CV dans notre CVThèque en un clic ! Information...

  • Private, Civil and Public Sexualities: XI. International Academic Conference

    Keynote speakers: Prof. Sasha Roseneil (University College London) Prof. Roman Kuhar (University of Ljubljana) Dr. Lucie Jarkovská (Masaryk University in Brno) Contemporary society (often called late modern) is characterized by a critical reflection on traditional views towards partner relationships (e.g. Giddens 1999, Bauman 2003), parenthood (Silverstein 1996, Beck & Beck-Gernsheim 2...

  • g19 – the largest gender research conference in Sweden

    The registration is open for g19 - the largest gender research conference in Sweden - 7-9th of October in Gothenburg We invite researchers, scholars and practitioners to participate in g19 – the biennial Swedish conference for gender studies, titled Rethinking Knowledge Regimes – Solidarities and Contestations. The conference seeks to bring together the broad and interdisciplinary field...

  • Diffracting AI and Robotics: Decolonial and Feminist Perspectives

    In December 2018, the EU Commission published a draft report entitled Ethics guidelines for a trustworthy AI with the aim to address a technology that according to the commission will thoroughly “alter the fabric of society” in the near future. In a striking way, at the very moment intelligent machines are supposed to become a reality, the question what it means to be human and what sociality...

  • Experiences of violence without regular shelter or in supervised housing

    Gender Studies Conference On Violence (24—26 October 2019, Helsinki, Finland). Experiences of violence without regular shelter or in supervised housing  Much research has been done to expose how socioeconomically marginalised people and those with special needs are disproportionally affected by a continuum of violence. This workshop seeks to expand our limited understanding of how intimat...

  • Le genre manifeste

    Le genre manifeste Colloque pluridisciplinaire fondateur du groupe « Philomel » -- 7 et 8 novembre 2019 Depuis plusieurs dizaines d’années, les travaux universitaires sur le « genre » se multiplient en France comme à l’étranger, dans des disciplines diverses et à partir de perspectives complémentaires. Ce colloque, événement fondateur du groupe pluridisciplinaire « Philomel »,...

  • Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Practices

    The course will provide an arena for conversations on methodologies in feminist research with a focus on inter- and transdisciplinary approaches. It is also based on the assumption that methodologies cannot be discussed as delinked from issues of onto-epistemologies and ethics, and that methodological choices also always must be closely related to practice, i.e.to the building up of the specific p...

  • LES NOUVELLES FAMILLES NÉES PAR LA GPA (ULB)

    LES NOUVELLES FAMILLES NÉES PAR LA GPA Gestation Pour Autrui COLLOQUE 12 NOVEMBRE 2019 EN PARTENARIAT AVEC le Service de Psychologie du Développement et de la Famille et le groupe de Contact F.N.R.S. «Recherche Systémique en Psychologie Clinique» PRÉSENCE DE Martine Gross (EHESS, Paris), Said Daneshmand (San Diego Fertility Clinic, California), Despina Naziri (ULiège), Cathy...

  • Maternal Sacrifice in Jewish Culture: Rethinking Sacrifice from a Maternal Perspective in Religion, Art, and Culture

    The phrase “maternal sacrifice” combines two complex terms entangled in an even more complex dynamic. First of all, “sacrifice”, a word whose definitions have been considered inadequate to describe the multiformity of practices and meanings it evokes as a ritual, as a narrative, and as a metaphor. James Watts distinguishes between “narrative traditions about killing people”, oriented t...

  • CSAA Conference 2019: Cultural Transformations

    Confirmed Keynotes *   Associate Professor Mel Chen, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at U.C. Berkeley and Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexual Culture *   Professor Bronwyn Carlson, Professor and Head of Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University *   Professor Jean Burgess, Director, Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology Confer...

  • Edited collection on LGBTIQ+ migration on, from and to the African continent

    On 15 November 1884, the major European powers met in Berlin to carve up a continent. They haggled over ‘ownership’, made claims to territories and peoples, and debated how best to ‘trade’ resources; by the end of the conference, they had inscribed borders that remain to this day. While as an event the ‘scramble for Africa’ lasted less than a century, its legacies can be seen in many c...

  • Poste de professeure adjointe ou professeur adjoint en études féministes/anthropologie du genre

    Le Département d’anthropologie de l’Université Laval (Ville de Québec, Canada) est à la recherche d’un.e spécialiste en études féministes et anthropologie du genre pour occuper un poste de professeur.e de carrière en anthropologie.   La date limite de réception des candidatures est le 15 septembre 2019 et la date d'entrée en fonction, le 1er janvier 2020.   Po...

  • Contested Reproductive Rights in Turbulent Times: Interrogating the Politics, Ethics, and Practices of Reproduction from Feminist and Intersectional Perspectives

    International Workshop of the Chair of Sociology/Social Inequality and Gender Reproductive rights began to develop as a subset of human rights at the United Nation's 1968 International Conference on Human Rights. It took until 1994 as they were first defined at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo and included in the Bejing Platform in 1995. In Western cult...

  • 32nd International Congress of Psychology

    ICP, taking place in Prague, CZ,  July 19-24 2020, accepts abstract also for the following sections:   Psychology of gender : http://www.icp2020.com/scientific-program/thematic-areas/psychology-gender/ Sexual orientation and gender identities : http://www.icp2020.com/scientific-program/thematic-areas/sexual-orientation-and-gender-identities/ General call for abstracts:  http://w...