‘Feminist Reflections on Law, Society & Care’ – Call for Papers.

Date: 21 July 2017

Venue: Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester UK
Contributions are invited to the event, “ Feminist Reflections On Law Society and Care”, to be held on Friday 21st July 2017 at Manchester Law School.

We are pleased to announce the following speakers:

  • Donna Dickenson – ‘Property in the Body:
    Feminist Perspectives’
  • Alison Jaggar – ‘Gendered Perspectives on Global Justice’
  • Marian Verkerk – ‘Family Ethics of Care’.

This event aims to bring together individuals working within feminist frameworks to address contemporary societal issues; and could include (but is not limited to) contributions in the areas of:

  • Ethics of Care
  • Technologies
  • (Global) Justice
  • Community / Activism
  • Health Care
  • Feminist Methodologies
  • Law Reform

Categories of submission – Submissions can be made in the following categories:

Panel Session Papers – Speakers will be allocated 15 minutes for presentation, leaving time for discussion. Please submit a 200 word abstract of your presentation, specifying your area of interest.

Emerging Perspectives Session – The afternoon will have space for individuals stepping into the academy, to workshop their current research ideas in the form of a ‘PechaKucha’ style presentation, with time for Q&A followed by discussion. Please submit a 200 word abstract of your PechaKucha presentation, specifying Emerging Perspectives Session. http://www.pechakucha.org/

Poster session – Posters will be displayed during the day, with prizes awarded for the best of these. Poster presenters should be available to talk briefly about their research.

Submission of abstracts and posters – should be made to feministreflections@gmail.com; and the deadline for submission of abstracts and posters is Friday 31st March 2017.

Programme and venue details will follow.

Queries about the event should be made to feministreflections@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Thanks very much from all the team…..

Melanie Latham, Kelly Jones, Aysha Mazhar.


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