Event Date/Time: Jul 08, 2004 End Date/Time: Jul 10, 2004
Registration Date: Apr 23, 2004
Early Registration Date: Apr 23, 2004
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2004
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FEMINISM CONTESTING GLOBALISATION
Women’s Studies Association
(UK and Ireland)

17th Annual Conference
8 – 10 July 2004

Call for Papers


Confirmed KEYNOTE SPEAKERS include:
Cynthia Enloe, Breda Gray, Liz Kelly, Gail Lewis, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Janet Price, and Margrit Shildrick

The conference will be hosted by the Women’s Education, Research, and Resource Centre (WERRC) at University College Dublin, 8 -10 July 2004. It aims to provide a forum for exploring various discourses, politics and theories of feminism and its challenges to globalisation.
We are inviting proposals for individual papers, panel presentations, round table discussions and workshops representing the multitude of ways in which feminism explores and critiques the diverse forms and impacts of globalisation in local, regional, and global arenas. We are also open to work considering how feminists contribute to globally innovative and contestatory activist and political projects.
Conference Themes include:
Feminism and Globalisation: Theoretical Challenges
Globalisation, Culture and Representation
Women, Ecology and the Environment
Global Transfers of Gender
Sex and Sexuality in a Global Economy
Violence Against Women and Children: Global Perspectives
Women and Movement Across Borders
Feminism, Global Citizenship and Democracy
Globalisation and Labour
Feminist Perspectives on Human Rights
Globalisation and Feminism: From Resistance to Protest
Communities and Relationships from Local to Global
Technology, Gender, and (Re)Production
Queer Globalisation: Paradigms for Theories and Praxis
Organizing from the Grassroots and Transnational Coalition Building
War, Conflict, and Peace-Building
Empire and Post-Colonisation
Globalisation of Rural and Urban Spaces
Women’s Studies, Feminist Scholarship and the ‘Global Economy’: Issues and Challenges

v INDIVIDUAL PAPERS: Individual papers should last 15-20 minutes. Please submit the following: 1) paper title, 2) abstract (no more than 250 words), 3) institutional affiliation (if any) and address, 4) any audio-visual requirements.
v PANEL SESSIONS: Panels of academic papers should include 3 speakers and 1 moderator. Each paper should last for 15-20 minutes. Please submit the following: 1) session title, 2) paper titles, 3) abstracts for each paper (no more than 250 words) 3) institutional affiliation (if any) and address for each participant, 4) any audio-visual requirements.
v ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS: Round table discussions should include 6 speakers and 1 moderator. Each paper should last for 7-10 minutes. Please submit the following: 1) round table title, 2) rationale for round table (no more than 250 words) 3) institutional affiliation (if any) and address for each participant, 4) audio-visual requirements.
v WORKSHOPS: Workshops last 90 minutes. Please submit the following: 1) workshop title, 2) rationale for workshop (no more than 250 words), 3) institutional affiliation (if any) and address , 4) any audio-visual requirements.

Deadline for Submission of Proposals: 1 March 2004
E-mail proposals to werrc@ucd.ie with subject heading “Globalisation Conference Proposal”
or
post them to “Feminism Contesting Globalisation”, attn: Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre (WERRC), Arts Annexe Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Further Information
Ailbhe Smyth: ailbhe.smyth@ucd.ie
Tanya Bakhru: Tanya_Bakhru@hotmail.com

Venue

University College Dublin
Dublin
Ireland
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FEMINISM CONTESTING GLOBALISATION 17th Annual Conference Women’s Studies Association (UK and Ireland) 8 – 10 July 2004 Registration Form Pre-Registration Deadline: 23 April 2004 Name ____________________________________ Afiliation _________________________________ Postal Address ____________________________ ____________________________ Daytime telephone ________________ E-mail address __________________________ To pay by credit card please fill out the following information: Name as it appears on the credit card _________________________ Credit Card number and expiration date _________________________ (Master Card or Visa only) Signature of Authorisation _________________________ Pre-Registration (please check one): o Full Conference: €150 o 1 day: €70 o Concessions - Full Conf: €75 o Concessions – 1 day: €35 Conference fee includes tea/coffee and lunch Please complete this print this form and return by e-mail, fax or post to: “Feminism Contesting Globalisation: Registration” Attn: WERRC, Arts Annexe Building University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland Phone: 353-1-716-8571 FAX: 353-1-716-1195 More information: Ailbhe Smyth ailbhe.smyth@ucd.ie or Tanya Bakhru Tanya_Bakhru@hotmail.com