Archive for the ‘Academic’ Category

Speaker(s): Baroness Deech of Cumnor DBE Date/Time: 13/10/2009, 1pm Venue: Museum of London When it comes to the division of assets and income after divorce, England and Wales have sweeping laws. London is called the divorce capital of Europe, and English judges have transformed parliamentary law on maintenance to favour women. There is disagreement about […]


From Laura at the F-Word Kat Banyard is looking to interview women who have had an abortion as part of her research for a book on feminism called ‘The Equality Illusion’ which will be published next year by Faber & Faber: If you have had an abortion and would be willing to anonymously share details […]


Introduction to Women’s Studies is delivered by Stow College here at Glasgow Women’s Library at 81 Parnie St. You study in a friendly, women-only space and can also use all of the facilities at the college. The course offers the chance to move on to further study in Women’s Studies, Social Sciences or Social Care. […]


Contribution Deadline: August 28th Transnational Feminisms Conference Location: University of Manchester Date: 4-5 December 2009 (with associated activities on 6 December) Drawing on the impact of postcolonial feminism and its enactments, this conference will examine how women are affected by political systems in a global climate, how feminism translates and moves across borders, and how […]


The Central America Women’s Network is looking for a consultant to prepare a research report that presents an analysis of the main theoretical discussions and feminist debates about patriarchy, gender relations and violence and the links to poverty within the current economic system. There are a number of theoretical positions and analytical frameworks that have […]


The Black Training and Enterprise Group, in partnership with 4 organisations, are offering one day workshops aiming to increase BME and women’s representation on strategic local partnerships. Islington When: 10/03/2009 Where: The Resource Centre Contact: navinderkaur@ivac.org.uk Leicester When: 08/04/2009 Where: Peepul Centre in Leicester Contact: angeline@bteg.co.uk Northampton When: 18/03/2009 Where: CEMC, northampton College Contact: laney.holland@northamptoncollege.ac.uk […]


The Griffin Society is a voluntary organisation working for the care and resettlement of female offenders which helps lcoate and implrement best practice for women in the criminal justice system using a three point system; 1. Funding Practitioner led research via the Research Fellowship programme 2. Effective coordination and dissemination of information 3. Facilitating practical […]