Conf: Militarism & Gender / Leeds Metropolitan U

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Subject: Conf: Militarism & Gender / Leeds Metropolitan U
From: A. Jordan (annj@hrlawgroup.org)
Date: Fri Jul 16 1999 - 16:46:00 EDT


>> >An International Seminar on
>> >
>> >Militarisation et rapports socieux de sexe
>> >
>> >MILITARISM & GENDER
>> >Call for Papers
>> >
>> >To be held Friday/Saturday 26 & 27 November 1999
>> >Leeds Metropolitan University
>> >
>> >This conference will focus on gendered analyses and activities related
to
>> >militarised groupings. Geographical areas include Europe, the Pacific,
>> >North
>> >and South America, Asia and Africa. Papers will be accepted from
>> >academics,
>> >project workers, peace activists, policy makers and military personnel.
>> The
>> >aim is to exchange information in a constructive, positive atmosphere.
>> >Themes may include:
>> >" Comparative studies of women in conflict situations
>> >" Sexual abuse, prostitution and trafficking in militarised areas during
>> >peace-time
>> >" Improving military/civilian interaction: training strategies
>> >" Constructions of military masculinities
>> >" Sexual harassment in the military
>> >" Military families and domestic violence
>> >" Rape as a war crime
>> >" Women as peace-makers: resistance and protest
>> >" Gendered analyses of high- and low-level radiation as forms of
violence
>> >" Gendered analyses of security issues and militarised economies
>> >
>> >Please send your name and contact details and an abstract of your
>> proposed
>> >paper to:
>> >Dr. Catherine Euler, Research Centre on Violence, Abuse and Gender
>> >Relations, Leeds Metropolitan University, Calverley St. Leeds LS1 3HE,
>> UK.
>> >Or email to: C.Euler@lmu.ac.uk
>> >
>> >Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 September 1999
>> >
>> >Partially Sponsored by:
>> > THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAPHNE INITIATIVE: MEASURES FOR COMBATING
>> VIOLENCE
>> >AGAINST CHILDREN, YOUNG PERSONS AND WOMEN
>> >
>> >Supporting the Collaborative Work of:
>> >Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Geneva
>> >Research Centre on Violence, Abuse and Gender Relations, Leeds, UK
>> >Les Traboules, Toulouse, France
>>


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