June Newsletter

Call for Papers (in order of abstract deadline)

Understanding New Rape Cultures

  • Deadline: 11 June 2018
  • Where & when: Dublin, 14 September 2018
  • More information

Creating for Change: Women’s Impact on the Arts, Screen and Creative Industries in Scotland (1918-2018)

After #metoo: where next?

  • Deadline: 15 June 2018
  • Where & when: University of Leeds, 23 July 2018
  • More information

New Voices in the History of War

  • Deadline: 18 June 2018
  • Where & when: All Souls College, (University of Oxford), 18 July 2018
  • More information

Australian Ally Conference

  • Deadline: 22 June 2018
  • Where & when: Curtin University (Western Australia), 27-28 September 2018
  • More information

If This Is A Woman

  • Deadline: 30 June 2018
  • Where & when: Bratislava, 21-23 January 2019
  • More information

“Making it Like a Man”: men, masculinities and the modern ‘career’

  • Deadline: 30 June 2018
  • Where & when: University of Helsinki, 25-26 October 2018
  • More information

Women Being: 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender Studies and the Status of Women

  • Deadline: 31 June 2018
  • Where & when: Edinburgh, 9-12 October 2018
  • More information

Gender Studies Conference: Girl Studies

  • Deadline: 1 July 2018
  • Where & when: University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA), 28 February – 2 March 2019
  • More information

Migration and Gender: relationships, economic resources and institutions in historical perspective (15th-20th centuries)

  • Deadline: 15 July 2018
  • Where & when: University of Cambridge, 8-10 November 2018 (Dates TBC)
  • More information

Sex, Gender and Race in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Worlds: A Comparative View, 1300-1700

  • Deadline: 15 August 2018
  • Where & when: Toronto, 17-19 March 2019
  • More information

Gender and Labour Disputes: Perspectives Past and Present

  • Deadline: 31 August 2018
  • Where & when: Nurenburg, 21-22 March 2019
  • More information

Call for Contributions

‘Gender, Migration and Media’, Feminist Media Studies Journal

  • Submission Deadline: 18 June 2018
  • Submission to the ‘Commentary and and Criticism’ section
  • More information

‘Lives that Resist Telling: Migrant and Refugee Lesbians’, Journal of Lesbian Studies

Feminist and Queer Activists in Britain and the United States in the Long 1980s

‘Bodies’, Cultivate

  • Submission Deadline: 31 July 2018
  • Article in an annual, open-access, PG-led journal
  • More information

‘Public Feminisms’, Signs

  • Copy Deadline: 15 September 2018
  • Articles for a special issue
  • More information

‘Gender on Tap: The Craft Beer Boom and Gender Dynamics’

  • Deadline: 1 September 2018
  •  500-750 words extended abstracts OR chapter proposals.
  • More information

Gender Forum

  • Deadline: 1 October 2018
  • 1000 to 1500-word critical reviews of (audio-)visual media
  • More information 

Women, Gender, and Families of Color

Women Are Boring

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Blog featuring research carried out by women in all fields and all disciplines.
  • Word limit approximately 1,000-2,000
  • Intended for a general audience with informal style and minimal jargon
  • Submit to womenareboring@gmail.com
  • More information

Whores of Yore

The History Girls Scotland

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Topics relating directly to Scotland including feminism, history, heritage etc.
  • Word limit 1000 (flexible)
  • Email: gmail.com
  • Website

Postgraduate Gender Research Network of Scotland

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Blog posts sought on any subject of gender research
  • More information 

Funding Opportunities, Recruitment and Awards

Foundation Scotland Fran Trust

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Funds scholarly activity in the fields of feminism, gender or women’s studies
  • Funding for students at UK universities to help cover conference travel costs
  • More information 


LGBT Walking Tour

Access Means It’s Not For You: Art and Protest, by Harry Josephine Giles

  • 13 June 2018, 3 pm
  • MC303 McCance Building, Strathclyde University
  • More information

Free Stuff

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Collection

  • Free access until the end of 2018
  • The collection consists of interviews with Professor June Purvis and over 40 articles from Women’s History Review
  • Get it here

EqualBITE: Gender equality in higher education

  • Free e-book
  • Get it here

Network News

Thanks to everyone who submitted an abstract to ‘PRISM: Investigating Gender through an Interdisciplinary Approach’. It’s great to see such a breadth of research topics in the field. If you would like to attend the conference, we still have a few free tickets available. Sign up here and get in touch as soon as possible with your dietary requirements to make sure your free lunch suits!

To Get Involved and Stay in Touch with PGRNS

  • Follow us on Twitter @PGRNScotland
  • Email us at PGRNScot@gmail.com 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 – is a semi-private group so you can find us but you can’t see what’s going on until you’re a member.
  • Subscribe to our Blog

Best Wishes,

The PGRNS Organising Committee

Casey Lynn Bevens, Maja Brandt Andreasen, Ashley Dee, Jenn Glinski, Lauren Riley, and Rebecca Smyth.


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