In June 2013, the next GEXcel research will be starting, this time dealing with issues concerning postcolonial bodies, feminist disidentifications and decolonisations. In connection to the theme, the next international Somatechnics conference will be arranged, June 17 - 19, 2013.
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Several new GEXcel Work in Progress reports have been published during 2012. They are all available for download from the GEXcel website:
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A comment to evalatuion of the three Swedish Centres of Gender Excellence
International Conference: Gender Paradoxes in Academic and Scientific Organisation(s) – Change, Excellence and Interventions
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20-21 October 2011 at Örebro University, Forum House, Bio.
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CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION
GEXcel Theme 11-12, Gender Paradoxes of Changing Academic and Scientific Organisation(s), invites scholars, at all career stages, to apply for a workshop conference in October 20-21, 2011 at Örebro University, Sweden.
GEXcel Themes 3 & 6 Conference
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GEXcel Themes 3 & 6 Conference
14-16 June 2010
Linköping University, Sweden
CALL FOR PAPERS & PARTICIPATION
POWER SHIFTS AND NEW DIVISIONS IN SOCIETY, WORK AND UNIVERSITIES
GEXcel Themes 3 & 6, “Distinctions & Authority” and “Gender, Class and the Power over Immaterial Production”, invite junior and senior scholars to apply for a joint international conference 14-16 June 2010 at GEXcel Gender Centre of Excellence, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden..
Supported by a grant from the Swedish Research Council, Linköping University and Örebro University launched a 5-year project to establish a European Centre of Gender Excellence based in Sweden--Gendering Excellence (GEXcel): Towards a European Centre of Excellence in Transnational and Transdisciplinary Studies of Changing Gender Relations, Intersectionalities and Embodiment, directed by Nina Lykke. Taking place during 2010, Themes 3 & 6 will be headed by Anita Göransson, Professor of Gender Studies with special reference to economic change and organizations, Linköping University.
See full description of the Theme 3
See full description of the Theme 6
1) Rethinking Class in an Intersectional Perspective
2) Gender, Class and Ethnicity in Care and Knowledge Work
3) Shifting the Power over and within Universities
Keynote speakers include (confirmed so far):
Joan Acker, USA
Ursula Apitzsch, Germany
Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, USA
Elin Kvande, Norway
Format: This conference will begin on Monday morning (14 June 2010) with keynote addresses and an Introduction to GEXcel Themes 3&6. Tuesday and Wednesday (15-16 June 2010) will include further keynote addresses combined with parallel workshop meetings (on each of the sub-themes), and a final plenary panel on 16 June. Workshops are designed to be a forum for discussion of research in progress related to the conference sub-themes and to facilitate collaboration among junior and senior scholars. Each sub-theme workshop will have about 10-12 participants. Each sub-theme will be assigned a coordinator, whose tasks will include summarising research and discussion themes and presenting these summaries at the closing plenary. We expect the conference and workshops to lead to publications, as well as to continued collaboration between members.
Application Requirements: Send an Abstract of Proposed Paper of up to 250 words demonstrating how research connects to one of the sub-themes. Please also include a Brief Biographical Note of up to 150 words outlining your current research interests, most recent publications, academic affiliation and status.
Address for Applications
Abstracts should be emailed no later than April 16, 2010. The result will be announced later in April.
Participant Registration: Attendee registration is now open for this conference. Please register to attend by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 1, 2010.