University of Jyväskylä, Finland, June 4−6, 2018 Society for Cultural Studies in Finland and the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture Extended deadline for applications: March 15 https://kultut.fi/summer-school/ In the present times, the media landscape is loaded with representations of violence in which a group attacks another group or an individual. Also, venomous and inculpatory ways of [...]
In the UK, the call to recognise that staff at Universities too can experience sexual harassment has been heard, and the lecturers' union, UCU, has opened a telephone helpline to provide support to those experiencing sexual harassment and any reps who may want counselling support in supporting members is now launched. This is a dedicated [...]
June 20-22, 2018. Valencia, Spain – HEAd’18: Call for Papers 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances
Scope After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from 51 countries, we are pleased to announce the Fourth International Conference onHigher Education Advances (HEAd'18). This conference is an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results relating to the preparation of students, teaching/learning methodologies [...]
USVReact will participate in the 2nd Conference of the Inter-University PhD program in Gender Studies.
Our colleague Edurne Jiménez Pérez, member of the Catalan team of the USVReact, will participate on January 31st in this panel: “"From the crime of passion to genderbased violence. Evolutions and drifts of research on violence against women" in the 2nd Conference of the Inter-University PhD program in Gender Studies. The panel, coordinated by Gerard [...]
Recent high-profile cases of sexual harassment illustrate that such experiences still occur in academic medicine. Less is known about how many women have directly experienced such behavior. Most studies have focused on trainees, single specialties, and non-US settings or lack currency. In a 1995 cross-sectional survey,3 52% of US academic medical faculty women reported harassment [...]
The following are the links for the spots of the four videos awareness campaign against sexual harassment with English subtitles by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality. It is the Greek governmental agency competent to plan, implement, and monitor the implementation of policies on equality between women and men in all sectors. The GSGE implements co-financed [...]
(November 2017) Online awareness campaign against sexual harassment initiated by the Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality.
The Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality began last month an online awareness campaign against sexual harassment on the occasion of the 25th of November, International Day for combatting violence against women. The governmental organization in charge of equality between women and men in Greece informs that four online videos awareness campaign have acquired English [...]
1-3 Dec in London: Clear Lines Festival Addressing Sexual Assault and Consent through the Arts and Discussion
The Clear Lines Festival will hold its 2nd edition on Dec 1-3 in Shoreditch, London, to talk about sexual assault and consent and where we are now. How has the narrative changed? Clear Lines aims to replace the shame and stigma around these issues with insight, understanding, and community. All are invited to participate in [...]
Research Topic titled "New Perspectives in Domestic Violence: from research to intervention" for Gender, Sex and Sexuality Studies (Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Sociology). The aim of this Research Topic is to gather updated scientific and multidisciplinary contributions about issues linked to domestic violence, including intimate partner violence. We encourage contributions from a variety [...]
Schools related gender based violence (SRGBV) is identified as "acts of sexual, physical or psychological violence inflicted on children in and around schools because of stereotypes and roles or norms attributed to or expected of them because of their sex or gendered identity. The term also refers to the differences between girls’ and boys’ experience of [...]