Feminism Contesting Globalisation
|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|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading “Globalisation Conference Proposal”
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.
Ailbhe Smyth: email@example.com
Tanya Bakhru: Tanya_Bakhru@hotmail.com