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Gender in African Studies Research Day, Oxford, May 2013

April 15, 2013

As part of its 30 year anniversary celebrations, the International Gender Studies Centre is co-hosting a research day focusing on gender in African Studies on Saturday 11th May 2013 at Lady Margaret Hall. The day will be an opportunity for students and others from diverse disciplines to come together and discuss the current status of gendered research into Africa. The day will provide an opportunity to review the key debates in gender within African Studies, to discuss current research and to reflect on the practical application of gendered research in African Studies to policymaking and programme design.
The event will showcase a number of short presentations on current research followed by a discussion session. If you are interested in participating, please send an abstract of up to 300 words by 19th April 2013 to . Those currently doing fieldwork are welcome to send an early hypothesis, as the event is intended to be helpful for those writing masters dissertations due in Trinity term.
The research day will be rounded off with a fun evening celebration featuring African food, music, dancing and good company.  For more details please contact: Kari Dahlgren (, Hannah Spens-Black (, Maria Jaschok ( or Angela Raven-Roberts (