Newsletter July 2017

Calls For Papers (In order of abstract deadline)

  • Sibéal Annual Conference
  • Gender on the International Bench
  • Placing Medea: Transfer, Spatiality, and Gender in Europe, 1750-1800
  • Global Status of Women and Girls: Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now

Calls for Contributors


  • Gender Politics in the Music Industry
  • War through Other Stuff: The non-militaristic study of conflict

Events/Getting Involved

  • The Abortion Act at 50: Still Disputed Ground?
    • One day event marking the 50thAnniversary of the Act
    • Looking at the past, present, and future of abortion in Scotland
    • Event: 24 August 2017, 9:30 – 16:30
    • The Lighthouse 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
    • Registration deadline: 31 July 2017

Funding Opportunities/Fellowships/PhDs/Essay Prizes

Network News

  • Our call for new committee members is now closed. Thank you to everyone that applied. We look forward to introducing you all to the new PGRNS organising committee soon! They’ll start 1 September 2017.
  • We’re always looking for more blog posts so why not check out some of the recent posts and if inspiration strikes, please get in touch at

To Get Involved and Stay in Touch

  • Follow us on Twitter @PGRNScotland
  • Email us at PGRNScot@gmail.comto 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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