News & Announcements

ECPG is the world-leading conference on politics and gender. (Amsterdam from 4th-6th July 2019)

ECPG is thrilled to welcome you to ECPG Amsterdam 2019 taking place at the University of Amsterdam from 4th-6th July. ECPG 2019 is hosted by The Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS), a central hub for the study of gender and sexuality. ECPG offers a platform for exchange and dialogue about how understanding […]

Greek Language and Civilization Lessons for Women of Greek or Foreign Descent Academic Year 2018-19/ LYKEION TON HELLENIDON

LYKEION TON HELLENIDON (LYCEUM CLUB OF GREEK WOMEN) HISTORICAL ARCHIVE SECTION Megaron Antonopoulou, Alexandras Ave. 4, Athens tel.-fax 210-82 27 703 Greek Language and Civilization Lessons for Women of Greek or Foreign Descent Academic Year 2018-19 Registration      Wednesday, October 3, 16:30-19:30  The lessons are free of charge. Registration fee: 10 euros. (The announcement is also available on the answering machine) • Women interested in enrolling should […]

Athens Digital Skills Workshop for Refugee Girls and Women ( 17/9/2018) Athens

Our inaugural workshop will take place in Athens from Sep 17 – 30, 2018. Each girl and woman will be trained in multimedia storytelling and will produce her own video, sharing her life story and future vision in her own words. The participants will acquire skills of scripting, filming, video editing and website designing – […]

“Women entrepreneurs in Horizon 2020 and beyond”18/9/2018, BRUSSELS

Invitation to exchange about women’s performance, engagement and opportunities in Horizon 2020 and beyond Although women constitute 52% of the total EU population, they represent only one third of the self-employed workforce and 30% of its start-up population. And here they constitute the majority of one person enterprises (78%). The areas of business that women prefer […]

Call for papers for a joint session of the Working Groups Free/Unfree Labour and Feminist Labour History Third ELHN Conference, Amsterdam 2019 Deadline: September 15, 2018.

Call for papers for a joint session of the Working Groups Free/Unfree   Labour and Feminist Labour History Third ELHN Conference, Amsterdam 2019 Deadline: September 15, 2018. Reproductive labour and unfree labour: rethinking free labour and its others. Feminist historians and historians of unfree labour have long been sharing the interest in expanding the scope of labour history […]

Statement of the Network of University Teachers against banning the Gender Studies Program and Petition

In the middle of the summer university break, the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference was presented a draft decree from the Ministry of Human Resources and the Ministry of Justice.  This proposal called for the abolition of the masters program on Gender Studies. Such curricula are currently offered by the ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences and the […]

Sexual violence in Greek universities: politics of disclosure, interventions and institutional change, Alexandra Zavos

Special Issue “Sex and Power in the University”, Annual Review of Critical Psychology, forthcoming. Introduction: In this paper, I discuss different interventions against sexual violence in higher education in Greece, drawing on the experience of setting up, for the first time, a training programme on supporting victims at one of the leading public Social and […]

USVReact Local Conference: “Addressing Sexual Violence at the University” 09/02/2018, Panteion University, Athens.

Panteion University of Athens organized one day conference to present the findings of the European Project: USVReact: Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence (

#USVreact local Conference ‘Tackling Sexual Violence & Harassment on Campus: Policy and Practice’ , 07/2/2018,Brunel University London

This free local conference will take place at Brunel University London, Eastern Gateway 003/003a on Wednesday 7th February from 11am-5pm.USVreact is the Universities Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence project which has been coordinated by Brunel, but links 24 universities across Europe. The event sees high profile speakers: Amy Norton and Dan Aldridge from HEFCE, and a […]

“Human Rights as a part of language training to prevent HRV and harmful practices in the communities (HR in Practice). 4rth Newsletter

HR in Practice is a two-year Daphne project that Centre of Gender Studies implements and is coordinated by FOLKUNIVERSITETET Uppsala from Sweden with the participation of partner organizations from five (5) European Countries: Greece, Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom and Germany. Visit the webssite of the project: Please read the 4rth newsletter of the project “Human […]

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