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The following events may be of interest to academics as well as activists and professionals in the fields of gender and sexuality.
40 years on: where are LGBT rights?
What: Conference on the changing context of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) rights in the last 40 years
Where: London School of Economics, Wolfson Theatre
When: Thursday 19 and Friday 20 May 2011
Gender, Sexuality and Political Economy
What: Interdisciplinary workshop to explore politics and cultures of gender, feminism(s) and sexuality from the angle of political economy.
Where: Manchester Metropolitan University
When: 24th-25th May, 2011. Call for papers deadline has passed but registration is still open.
Cost: £40 or £15 for postgraduate students
Contact: Susie Jacobs (email@example.com)
A Conducive Context? Misogyny, inequality, violence
What: Conference exploring relationships between violence against women and the broader cultural, social and economic context.
Who's it for? Academics, activists, professionals from the women's sector, charities, law, media and policy
Where: London South Bank University
When: Wednesday 22 June 2011, 9:15 - 4:30
Cost: Sliding scale between £20 and £110
Contact: Safron on 020 7815 6944 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Women and Leadership
What: Conference that will consider strategies designed to increase the presence of women in senior posts both here and abroad.
Who's it for? Anyone with an interest in the experience of women who have achieved leadership roles, including academics, policy makers and women leaders in politics, business, public and voluntary sectors.
Where: Oxford Brookes University
When: 13 and 14 September 2011
Cost: Between £150 and £350
Hard Science? Sex, Science and Technology
What: Conference on research and practice on sex and sexuality
Who's it for? Activists, academics, scholars, members of the LGBT community and community groups, students, documentary and film-makers, writers and artists
When: Thursday 15th September 2011
Call for papers deadline: 20th July
Registration deadline: 31st July