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From the AWGSA Executive
We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the Queer Legacies, New Solidarities AWGSA Biannual Conference in November. Our sincere thanks to the Deakin Organising Committee who are creating a fantastic event and opportunity for feminist scholarship. Of particular note is the terrific program that is emerging and their attention to making this a conference where costs are kept very low, so important for supporting participation.
The AGM of AWGSA occurs at the Conference and the Executive positions are open. I encourage all of you to consider joining the Executive: position details can be found here. It is a great opportunity to contribute to feminist work around Australia. We can recommend it!
For the Conference, the Executive is offering scholarships of $500 and registration to two postgraduate students to support their attendance. To apply for this, you will need to send a brief statement of application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 September 2018. Recipients will be notified by 1 October 2018.
Sport, Culture and Gender: Where Are We Now?8 November 2018, Western Sydney University, Parramatta City Campus. Abstract submission deadline: September 3. Contact Dr Jennifer Chengfor more information or Dr Cemen Polat to submit a 200 word abstract and 150 word bio note.
Call for Submissions: The Rise of the Far-Right: Technologies of Recruitment & Mobilization.
This call for submissions invites scholars to contribute a chapter to an edited book. This edited collection brings together research that describes what factors lie behind this rise in the far-right, giving attention to how these groups recruit new members and mobilise action, and their use and involvement with media technologies. The chapters should identify pathways that lead from recruitment to mobilisation.
Please submit a 300-word abstract and a 100 word biographical statement (including institutional affiliation) by November 15th, 2018. To submit, or for more information, please contact: Melody Devries, Judith Bessant, or Rob Watts.
CERN Methodology Masterclass for postgraduates, University of Wollongong, 28 August 2018 9:30-12:30. RSVP to Sharon Quah with any dietary requirements.
Gender, identity and why words matter, conversation with young Melbourne activist and author Nevo Zisin, with Dr Son Vivienne, as they discuss gender, identity, relationships and finding a sense of place. 12 September 2018, 5.30-7 pm at Dechaineux Theatre, University of Tasmania.
DECOLONISING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?Presented by Professor Genevieve Bell. 12 September 2018,12-2pm at Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building
UNSW – Kensington Campus. RSVP by 7 September.
DECOLONISING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?Presented by Professor Genevieve Bell. 14 September 2018,12-2pm at University of Adelaide – Ingkarni Wardli Conference Room
Level 7 (Room 715), Ingkarni Wardli Building. RSVP by 10 September.
The Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) is offering the John Legge Prize with a value of $2000, to the best thesis in Asian Studies conferred by an Australian university in 2017. The thesis must deal wholly with a country or countries of Asia or with Australia’s relationship with Asia and be in humanities or social sciences disciplines, broadly defined. Closes 31 August 2018.
2018 E-International Relations Article Award in association with Routledge, Hurst, Zed and I.B. Tauris. For PhD / doctoral students and early career academics to prepare short papers outlining novel, or under appreciated, ideas that will contribute to a better understanding of international relations. The award welcomes papers on the widest range of topics imaginable, so long as they connect their subject matter to at least one of the bigger global or regional issues/debates – ideally with the aim of sparking debate that will contribute towards real-world outcomes. Papers must be received by 10 September 2018.
PHD & POSTDOC OPPORTUNITIES
PhD at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science & Technology. Closing: 31 August 2018
Instructor, Sociology, Colorado State University Closing: 31 December 2018
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The AWGSA PhD Award The AWGSA PhD Award was established to promote and advance feminist scholarship in Australia by recognising emerging research in the fields of Women’s and Gender Studies and related disciplines. The award is made to the most outstanding doctoral thesis completed at an Australian university that clearly and extensively engages with feminist paradigms.
Nominations for the 2018 Award for doctorates awarded in 2016 or 2017 are now open. Applications close on 1 November 2017.
SAVE THE DATE:
The AWGSA 2018 Conference will be held at Deakin University 20-23 November. The Australian Gay and Lesbian Archives will be holding their 40th anniversary at the same time. More news to come
Dr Andrea Waling of ARCSHS, La Trobe University, along with her colleague Dr James Roffee at Monash University, have been named finalists for the GLOBE Community 2017 awards in the ‘Protecting our Community’ category for their work on LGBTI experiences in tertiary education.