Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Academic Roundup

Posted by Lashings of Ginger Beer

Here is some information which may be of interest to students, academics and researchers in fields relating to feminism, gender and sexuality.



Deviance and Orthodoxy

What:
Call for papers for an interdisciplinary symposium, organised by the Swansea University Postgraduate History Forum, to explore the ways in which deviance and orthodoxy are portrayed in written and visual sources drawn from a range of periods, subjects and places

Who's it for?
Scholars of History and related disciplines at any stage of their research

Where:
Swansea University

When:
23-24 June 2011

Deadline for proposals:
FRIDAY 26 April 2011 at 12 noon

Contact:
deviance.orthodoxy.2011@gmail.com

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Motherhood, Servitude and the Delegation of Care


What:
Study day focusing on the interrelations between labour, capital, care and the maternal.

Who's it for?
Scholars, artists and activists working in the emerging interdisciplinary field of maternal studies.

Where:
Birkbeck, University of London

When:
9.30am–6pm, Friday 20 May 2011

Cost:
£60/£30 (unfunded)

Contact:
mamsie@bbk.ac.uk

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Families, Relationships and Demographic Change


What:
Funded PhD studentship

Who's it for?
Applicants with proposals to conduct social research in any aspects of families and relationships. Students must have qualifications of the standard of a good honours degree at first or upper second class level, from a UK academic Research Organisation.

Where:
University of Edinburgh

When:
Starting September 2011

Closing date:
Tuesday 3 May 2011

Contact:
vivien.smith@ed.ac.uk

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Women in Leadership

What:
Funded PhD studentship. PhD research proposals could take a number of directions including, but not limited to: taking a comparative approach to examine the use of quotas versus voluntary targets to improve gender representation on company Boards; investigate what kind of measures companies are likely to adopt to achieve their gender targets and to what extent these have the potential to promote greater gender equality.

Who's it for?
Applicants are welcome from business studies but also from different backgrounds with an interest in business. Applicants should have a good Honours degree and in addition a good Master’s degree at merit level and above that includes a thesis component.

Where:
Oxford Brookes University, Business School

When:
Starting September 2011

Closing date:
15 April 2011

Contact:
smanfredi@brookes.ac.uk

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