events of potential interest to our members
This seems neat – UK organization “Just Fair” (one of the people behind it is Nottingham Professor Aoife Nolan, aka @commentator01 on twitter) is putting “Austerity on Trial” tonight. The “charge” is breaching international human rights standards. See here for more information. There are briefs for both sides – an interesting way of gathering attention and bringing people together. The page has links to scholarship and backgrounders aimed at non scholars including children & young people.
Those who were at or followed last year’s LSA in Hawai’i will remember that there were linked panels on Austerity organized by some stellar UK feminists More >
Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension: Report of the Expert Panel on Women in University Research
The York University Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation is hosting a Discussion Forum on the Report “Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension: Report of the Expert Panel on Women in University Research”. Learn more about this report by the Canadian Council of Academies panel, chaired by Dr. Marsden, on the factors that influence the university research careers of women. And join a discussion facilitated by Associate Vice-President Research Lisa Philipps. The report can be found online here.
With keynote speaker Lorna Marsden, President Emeritus and Professor, York University Monday, February 11, 2013 10:00 am – 11:30 More >
CFP Gendered Rites/Gendered Rights : 2013 Conference of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law
CFP Deadline December 31; Conference April 14-15 2013
This call for papers via Osgoode grad, former Iacobucci J. clerk, and Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law, Dr. Lisa Fishbayn Joffe
GENDERED RITES/GENDERED RIGHTS:Sex Segregation, Religious Practice, and Public LifeCall for PapersThe Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law seeks paper proposals for an international conference entitled Gendered Rites/Gendered Rights: Sex Segregation, Religious Practice, and Public Life. The Conference will be held at Brandeis More >
CFP: International Congress on Gender Violence: Intersectionalities @ Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law Oñati, 10 – 12 July 2013 Deadline 4th March 2013
h/t Shelley Gavigan.
Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
The congress will be hosted by the International Institute for Sociology of Law, which is located in Oñati, Spain. Sessions will be held in both English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation provided for the final keynote speaker session.
This congress is aimed at examining the main conceptual frameworks for More >
I will be very sorry to miss this one. My bad luck/bad schedule.
Organized via Distinguished Speaker Series of Osgoode Hall Law School, Osgoode Indigenous Students’ Association, Osgoode Women’s Caucus & Just Law
Amidst growing calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will be hosting a discussion on what form such an inquiry should take with David Eby and Robyn Gervais on Monday, December 3. Mr. Eby and Ms. Gervais will offer insight based More >