Newsletter April 2017


Calls For Papers (In order of abstract deadline)










Calls for Contributors






  • Whores of Yore – new website looking for content
    • Topics related to sex workers, sexuality, history of sex
    • Word limit 1500 (flexible)
    • Submit to
    • Deadline: Rolling




Events/Getting Involved



  • CLAW (Centre for Literature and Writing) Research Talk
    • Helena Roots, ‘Regulatory Communities and Societies of Watchers in Scottish Women’s Literature of the Early Twentieth Century’
    • 26 April 2017, 3.30-5.30pm, Merchiston B2
    • Edinburgh Napier University
    • @CLAWEdinburgh







Funding Opportunities/Fellowships/PhDs





Network News

  • The PGRNS work-in-progress workshop at GWL is fast approaching, as is the deadline for our inaugural conference in June. We would like to thank all of the network members for your continued engagement with and support for PGRNS! We will be having another social event in Glasgow at the end of April, so keep your eyes peeled for that poll. We would like to get more blog posts and members bios on our blog, so please get in touch if you have a post to offer or would like to have your bio included. Please email it to us at along with a photo if you’d like that included as well.


To Get Involved and Stay in Touch

  • Follow us on Twitter @PGRNScotland
  • Email us at to join the mailing list or Facebook group, tell us about an event or CFP, suggest a project, organise a pub night etc.
  • Join our Facebook group: Post-graduate Gender Research Network of Scotland – it is a semi-private group so you must email us if you want to join.
  • Subscribe to our Blog


Best Wishes,

The PGRNS Organising Committee

Lois Burke, Rachel Davis, Alison McNaughton, Ashley Paton, and Rian Sutton


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