Looking Back on Kaleidoscope

As you might have noticed, we held our inaugural conference on Monday, 5 June 2017. To save repetition I haven’t mentioned all researchers by name, but a full list of the abstracts from the day can be found here. For the live tweets, search for #PGRNSKaleidoscope, and for my take on the day, read on. We... Continue Reading →

An interview with Rebecca Mason

Rebecca is pursuing a PhD in History at the University of Glasgow. She researches married women and property litigation in early modern Scottish courts, focusing on the extent to which wives could exert ownership of their landed and moveable property. Her PhD is funded by a UK wide AHRC-project entitled “Women Negotiating the Boundaries of... Continue Reading →

Abstracts for PGRNS Conference ‘Kaleidoscope’

Kaleidoscope Abstracts 5th June 2017 Post-Graduate Gender Research Network of Scotland and The University of Edinburgh     09:30-11:00 Panel A – Contemporary Feminist Challenges – Chair: Rachel Davis – Room G.16 Rebecca Smyth (University of Edinburgh) Abortion and International Human Rights Law: a comparative study of Ireland and El Salvador Taking a feminist legal... Continue Reading →

Newsletter June 2017

Calls For Papers (In order of abstract deadline) Sibéal Annual Conference 17 & 18 November 2017 University College Dublin Deadline: 5 pm 31 July 2017 http://www.sibeal.ie Curiosity and Desire in Fin de-Siècle Art and Literature 11-12 May 2018 University of California, Los Angeles Deadline: 1 October 2017 Abstracts submitted to: IWPSClark2018@gmail.com https://twitter.com/JosephBristow/status/835201193672507392/photo/1 Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in... Continue Reading →

Call for New Committee Members!

Dear PGRNS Members, When we started PGRNS almost a year ago we aimed to bring together a community of gender researchers that could support and learn from each other without the divisions of discipline or university. We also wanted to provide a space where postgraduates could share their research and learn about funding opportunities, upcoming... Continue Reading →

My Journey to Intersectionality

I started my PhD journey a little over a year ago when my husband and I decided to make the move to Aberdeen, Scotland, from Anchorage, Alaska. My mind began to race. I realized that I had the opportunity to move away from a career in marketing and could choose to focus on an issue... Continue Reading →

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