Gender and Sexuality in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Gender and Sexuality in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia

The aim of this conference is to facilitate the continued development of this field by encouraging cross-disciplinary conversations around these central themes.

Gender and Sexuality in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia: Past and Present

Conference venue: University of Nottingham

Deadline for submitting abstracts: 9th January 2017
 

Description of the Event
Research into gender and sexuality in Russian, East European and Eurasian contexts has rapidly expanded in recent years in the disciplines of history, geography, sociology, literature, politics and cultural studies. The aim of this conference is to facilitate the continued development of this field by encouraging cross-disciplinary conversations around these central themes.

Eligible topics for the conference
Presentations by postgraduates and early-career researchers are especially welcomed. Possible themes may include, but are not limited to:

Paid and unpaid labour
Constructions of femininity and masculinity in politics and popular culture
The life cycle and the regulation of ageing
Medicine and gendered bodies
Intersections of gender, race and ethnicity
Sexualities and gender identities
Migration and displacement
Violence and discrimination

Keynote speaker: Dr Sarah Badcock, University of Nottingham

Guidelines for submission
Proposals for 20-minute papers and for panels of 3 papers are welcomed.
Please send abstracts of 250 words and a brief biographical note to the organiser Siobhan Hearne siobhan.hearne@nottingham.ac.uk by Monday 9th January 2017.

For more information: http://www.pecob.eu/Gender-Sexuality-Russia-Eastern-Europe-Eurasia-Past-Present