Women’s Spring: Feminism, Nationalism and Civil Disobedience

Deadline: 01/04/2018

This call for papers concerns a conference held on 21-23 June 2018 at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. The conference proceedings will be published as a special issue in Open Cultural Studies. Authors who cannot attend the conference are invited to present their papers on a video platform or SKYPE. It is also possible to submit a paper to the special issue without presenting at the conference. The conference fee for the delegates is £120; for non-attending authors £80; APCs for authors submitting their papers directly to the journal is €100. PhD students will be offered discounts. For authors of conference papers APCs will be waived.

Conference website: http://ibaruclan.com/womens-spring-feminism-nationalism-and-civil-disobedience/

Keynote speakers (confirmed): 

  • Dr Umut Erel, International Development and Inclusive Innovation, Strategic Research Area (The Open University);
  • Prof. Dr. Helma Lutz, the Cornelia Goethe Center at Goethe University, Frankfurt;
  • Prof. Ewa Mazierska, University of Central Lancashire;
  • Prof. Toby Miller, University of California, Riverside; Loughborough University London;
  • Pragna Patel, Southall Black Sisters;
  • Prof. Nira Yuval-Davis, Research Centre on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) at the University of East London. 

Partners: openDemocracy 50.50, the Cornelia Goethe Center (Goethe University, Frankfurt); International Development and Inclusive Innovation, Strategic Research Area (The Open University), De Gruyter Open

More on: www.degruyter.com/dg/page/Women$2019s$0020Spring/womens-spring-feminism-nationalism-and-civil-disobedience

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