9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (and Research)
Call for Abstracts
Deadline for submission: 29th February 2016
The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Université Paris Diderot, and the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité(USPC), with strong support from the French Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research, are inviting researchers, professors, administrators, policy-makers, practitioners and students to Paris,on 12-14 September 2016, to attend the 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education. The European Conferences on Gender Equality in Higher Education have since 1998 brought regularly together hundreds of gender equality actorsfrom Europe and beyond. The conferences provide an international forum to discuss and exchange information and experiences and share research results on the changes and challenges related to gender in academia, gender equality promotion and interventions in higher education and research
Eight conferences have been organised since 1998, roughly every two years, with the latest onebeing hosted by the ViennaUniversity of Technology in September 2014 (http://gender2014.conf.tuwien.ac.at/).
The European Network on Gender Equality in Higher Education has since 1998 been contributing to the continuity and organisation of these encounters. France is hosting this event for the first time.
Genderresearch, includingresearch on women in academia in particular, is well developedin France and hasgrown considerably these past ten years.
France has also put into actionsince 2012 animportant legislative and regulatory machinery aimed at ensuring effective equality between women and men in all sectors of society and in higher education and research particularly.
Its institutions, as well as its associations and companies, are involved in numerous actions, and partners in various European networks.
Notably, France is project coordinator for the GENDER-NETERA-NET, whichwill be holding itsfinal conference as part of this 9th Conference.
Please find here the call for papers : https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b191e660f005d37f84a4e431d/files/CALL_9_Eu_Conf_Gender_Equality_Higher_Ed_Paris_2016_EN_final.pdf