Call for candidates Chair in Gender Studies / Equality Issues Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, 2015 march

The Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) is launching a call for candidates for a “gender” chair in one of USPC’s eight constituent institutions: Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Université Paris Descartes, Université Paris Diderot, Université Paris 13, École des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP), Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO), Institut […]

Call for Paper Proposals: Researching Inequalities and Normativities in Higher Education, Workshop Nr. 29 at the “Congrès de la Société Suisse de Sociologie 2015. Lausanne (June 3 – 5, 2015 – University of Lausanne)

Description Taking on a critical sociological and feminist postcolonial theories perspective, this workshop wants to examine the politics and structures of exclusion and inclusion at stake in higher education. Our special interest lies in getting to know about ways social inequalities are articulated and intertwined within the institutional practices of regulating access to higher education […]

Gendered Innovations. How Gender Analysis Contributes to Research, report of the EU Expert Group “Innovation through Gender”, december 2013

Report of the Expert Group “Innovation through Gender” Chairperson: Londa Schiebinger Rapporteur: Ineke Klinge “This publication presents the results of a group of more than sixty experts. With concrete case studies, the report shows that gender differences, in terms of needs, behaviours and attitudes, play an important role in research design/content, and hence, the societal […]

She Figures 2012, Gender in Research and Innovation”, EU report, april 2013

In 2009, women in scientific research accounted for 33 % of researchers in the EU. Their proportion since 2002 is growing faster than that of men (5.1 % annually, compared with 3.3 % for men). Over the same period a similar pattern is followed by the proportion of women among scientists and engineers (5.4 % […]