International Conference on Gender and Education Critical Issues, Policy and Practice

The International Conference on Gender and Education aims to engage researchers, academics and policy makers in discussions and debates concerning the interplay between gender related issues and educational dynamics. This conference will explore the consequences and reflections of hierarchical structures in organizational settings, societal resistance involving gender issues, the politics of gender inequality, and gender dimensions of laws and gendered aspects of cultural norms and values that intersect with education.

Topics of interest include:

  • Gender and hierarchy
  • Gender parity
  • Policies and gender inequalities
  • Cultural impacts and gender
  • Gender discourses
  • Gender, education and schooling
  • Gender and mobility
  • Education and the law
  • Ideal society
  • History of gender and education

The conference is organised by the London Centre for Social Studies (LCSS) in collaboration with the School of Education - Indiana University-Bloomington, Centre for Gender in Global Context (GENCEN) - Michigan State University and Department of Law - Gediz University.

Abstracts of up to 500 words are invited for submission with successful abstracts being invited for presentation at the conference. Authors of selected presentations will then be invited for contributions in future publications.

Please click here to submit a proposal

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Patricia Kubow - Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Education & Director, Center for International Education, Development and Research (CIEDR)
Prof. Peter L. McLaren - Chapman University, College of Educational Studies
Prof. Margaret Crocco - Michigan State University,  Department of Teacher Education
Prof. Nadje Al-Ali - The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Centre for Gender Studies
Assist. Prof. Kathryn Engebretson -  Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Education
Prof. Cigdem Balim Harding - Indiana University-Bloomington, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Dates: 28-30 May 2015
Venue: Indiana University - Bloomington, IN, United States
For further information: www.socialstudies.org.uk

Timetable:
10 December 2014  : Abstracts submission deadline (Up to 500 words)
15 January 2015      : Paper notification
27 February 2015    : Earlybird registration deadline
27 March 2015        : Final registration deadline
28-30 May 2015      : Conference

 

Date(s): 
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 01:00 to Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 01:00
Venue: 
Indiana University - Bloomington
Scientific discipline: 
Outreach: 
International
Type of event: 
Conference
Abstract submission: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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