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Call for Papers: (Un)Making Europe Conference

December 26th, 2016|External news, News|

(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectives – call for papers The 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association will be held from 29th of August to 1st of September 2017 in Athens, Greece. Since the “Great Recession” of 2008 the European society and the very idea of Europe is under threat. The members of the [...]

Australia Conference: Youth, Health and Practical Justice

December 26th, 2016|News, Project news|

Youth, Health and Practical Justice: An interdisciplinary conference, UTS, Sydney, Australia. 4-5th December 2016 Dr. Pam Alldred from Brunel University London, is traveling across Australia to present the #USVreact project and collect other experiences related to sexual violence and education. On the 4th of December she presented during the Sexual Ethics & Education stream [...]

Training in Athens

December 26th, 2016|News, Project news|

Training has started at Panteion University. The sessions take place at the Centre for Gender Studies, Department of Social Policy (http://www.genderstudies-panteion.gr/en/). Each cohort comprises 12-14 participants, and includes members of staff and students. The first couple of groups have completed two 4-hour sessions with senior trainers Dr. Matina Papagiannopoulou and Dr. Kiki Petroulaki. Training [...]

A ‘LawBot’ to Support Sexual Assault Victims

December 26th, 2016|External news, News|

A Cambridge student group has designed an automated reply system online (Robot) that gives legal advise to victims of sexual assault. The so called LawBot is still in BETA (testing phase) but word about the initiative is spreading and feeding into to the UK wide actions against sexual harassment and violence. Follow the project [...]

Conference About Mental Health and Gender Issues in the Workplace (2 Dec 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

The beginning of December in Barcelona was marked by a Conference on the mental health and gender issues at the workplace. The Conference was held at the Auditori Biblioteca Jaume Fuster, and was organized by Grup de Treball i Recerca en Dona i Salut Mental of the Societat Catalana de Psiquiatria i Salut Mental [...]

WAVE Conference (19 – 21 Oct 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

In October, Berlin hosted the 18th WAVE conference organized by the WAVE Network. Under the slogan “Step up! Europe – Unite to end violence against women and their children” over 400 participants coming from different countries and continents and ranging from members of the academia, government representatives to EU and UN experts discussed the [...]

Safe at home, Safe at work Conference (24 – 25 Nov 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

In November in Madrid was held the “Safe at home, Safe at work” conference, which was organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, and over 80 European trade unions were involved. In this occasion, to mark the International Day against Violence against Women (November 25), a study was presented that shows how trade unions [...]

Conference: Security and victimization – 24 & 25 Nov 2016

November 7th, 2016|External news|

VII Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia Security and victimization: Challenges of social reaction and victims' protection Belgrade, 24th and 25th November 2016 Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 1997, whose aim is to unite as many academics and professionals as possible who are interested in [...]

#USVreact project team meeting at the Università degli Studi di Torino (10-11/10/2016)

November 7th, 2016|News, Project news|

In October took place the #USVreact project team meeting at the Università degli Studi di Torino in Turin,Italy. During the 2 days spent together all the participants shared research done, training plans and ideas about future dissemination actions. Partner finalized details about the training about to start at 7 Universities across Europe soon. The [...]

Students, Societies, Sexual Violence and Support

November 7th, 2016|News, Project news|

Pam Alldred and Anne Chappell from the Brunel University London #USVreact team have been invited to speak at the 'New Mediations of Feminist Sociology of Education' event at NUNN HALL, UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION in a session entitled 'Feminist Challenges in Higher Education'. The paper they are presenting is 'Students, Societies, Sexual Violence and [...]