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Gender, Neoliberalism, and Financial Crisis Postgraduate Conference

July 18, 2013

Register by 1 August 2013

 Date: Friday, 27 September 2013

 Place: University of York, Ron Cooke Hub Lakehouse

 Websitehttp://genderconferenceyork.wordpress.com/

 Register athttp://genderconferenceyork.eventbrite.co.uk/

 Keynote speakers: Diane Elson (Essex), Ruth Pearson (Leeds), and Sylvia Walby (Lancaster)

 This is a one-day postgraduate conference bringing together presentations from PhD and post-doc researchers from the UK and beyond. The conference examines the connections between gender, political economy, and development, with a special focus on the impact of financial crisis. Registration (full day ticket including lunch) is available for £10 until 1 August 2013.

 Panel topics include

-Feminist activism and resistance

-Gender policy in international and regional institutions

-Financial crisis, the third sector and the women's movement

-Care and social reproduction in a neoliberal context

-Cultural reflections on gender and crisis

-Identity, marginality, and neoliberal subjectivities

 Sponsored by: The York Department of Politics, the Political Studies Association, the York Annual Fund, and the York Graduate Students' Association

 Please see the website for more information or email the convenor, Sydney Calkin (sac525@york.ac.uk)