Call for workshops: Gender Studies Conference 2019 on Violence (University of Helsinki together with the Association for Gender Studies in Finland); Oct 24-26, 2019

Call for workshops: Gender Studies Conference 2019 on Violence (University of Helsinki together with the Association for Gender Studies in Finland)

Left-leaning academics are sexier, study suggests | THE NewsThe Gender Studies Conference on Violence is organized and hosted by the Gender Studies Discipline of The University of Helsinki together with the Association for Gender Studies in Finland (SUNS) on October 24-26, 2019 at the University of Helsinki.

What is violence? How is violence normalized in some contexts? How do gender, sexuality, race, and class, among other axes of power, intersect making some bodies more prone to experiencing violence? How to subvert and challenge different forms of violence, and what are the respectful and nuanced forms of solidarity and activism that take the specificity of people’s experiences into consideration?

We warmly invite scholars from a variety of locations in the Global North and South to participate in the discussions on violence! This conference in Helsinki will approach multiple aspects of violence across the wide multidisciplinary field of gender, sexuality, queer, trans, disability, postcolonial, and critical race studies.

We invite you to submit proposals for workshops in English, Finnish or Swedish. In addition to traditional workshop contributions we also welcome other forms of creative collaborations/presentations/performances.

Submit an abstract of your workshop (max 2000 characters with spaces), title, keywords, short bio (max 1000 characters with spaces), a chair/chairs, a discussant, and a list of themes for potential papers. Fill in the submission form: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/94401/lomake.html

Important dates:

  • Workshop submission deadline: February 15, 2019
  • Workshop acceptance notifications: February 21, 2019
  • Call for papers: March 1– 31, 2019
  • Paper acceptance notifications to the participants and conference team: April 17, 2019

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/gender-studies-2019-conference/call-for-workshops

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