Gender Paradoxes of Changing Academic and Scientific Organisation. Date: 20-21.10.2011. Site: Örebro, Sweden. Deadline: 25.08.2011
Organiser: The Center for Feminist Social Studies (CFS) Academy of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences Örebro University
Topics: The organizer invites abstract submissions for the conference from scholars at all career stages whose research addresses one or more of the following sub-themes:
1) The paradox of CHANGE: rapid “non-gendered” change, and gender inertia in academic and scientific organizations; gendering “non-gendered” change processes; gatekeepers promoting and preventing change.
2) The paradox of EXCELLENCE: gendering new and emerging stratifications of academic and scientific organizations, disciplines and professions; gender impact of different excellence programmes and initiatives; critical policy analyses of excellence promotion.
3) The paradox of INTERVENTIONS: gender dynamics of gender equality promotion, resistance and change in academic and scientific
settings; gender equality change agents in science and academia; gender fatigue; gender impacts of seemingly non-gendered interventions such as reforms in governance, appointment, evaluation, funding or salary systems.
Deadline: August 25, 2011; All applications must be clearly marked in the subject of the email: Abstract GEXcel conf 2011 and send to GEXcelTheme11email@example.com, with a cc to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: The Center for Feminist Social Studies (CFS) Academy of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences Örebro University, SE-70182 Örebro, Sweden
Tel.: +46 19 303 000