Notice Board

The GRF Notice Board:

This page contains information about seminars, conferences and other academic events related to Gender that may be of interested:

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First Mondays: Women's History Seminars at Queen’s University Belfast

The Women’s History Seminar series at Queen’s serves as a meeting place for researchers with an interest in the history of women and gender. 

We welcome participants at the seminars from within and from outside Queen’s. 

The 2008 Spring Semester program can be downloaded here.

For further information contact Professor Catherine Clinton (
Or Professor Mary O’Dowd (

Engendering Politics and Devolution - a one day conference, Friday 15th February 2008@ University of Warwick. The Program can be downloded here and more information is available here:

Lesbian Lives XIV: Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 June 2007: Lesbian Existence and The Lesbian Continuum.

Conference and Call For Papers Announcement:

A 3-Day, International, Interdisciplinary Conference to be held at the Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre (WERRC),

School of Social Justice, University College Dublin, Ireland

Keynote Speakers:

Adrienne Rich: Lesbian feminist Scholar and author of more than 19 volumes of poetry.

Ruth Vanita: Professor of Liberal Studies & Women's Studies at the University of Montana.

Call for Papers Deadline: Friday April 27th 2007

See: for more information.



The Communist Party of Ireland has invited ZAHRA KHAZEM KHALDI a member

of the Palestinian Peoples Party to speak in Ireland for International

Women's Day 8th March.

She will be speaking in the New Theatre, Dublin as well as in Belfast (Venue to be arranged).

Check our website for further details:

New Research in Irish Feminism: 5th of May 2007

New Research in Irish Feminism is a one day conference that provides a forum for new scholars to present work on a variety of topics relevant to Women's Studies.

Call for papers deadline: 16th March 2007

For further details go to:

Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Trinity College, Dublin.



Conference Announcement: 3rd July to the 6th July 2007

Theory Faith Culture

Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University

Religion is one of the most contested aspects of twenty-first century life. How can we understand and theorise the power of religion in the constitution of subjects and in its social, cultural and political manifestations? This conference will look at the interface between Theory, Faith and Culture. It will explore a range of theoretical approaches to the subject and attempt to further our understanding of some of the most important and pressing issues of the day.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date include:

Haleh Afshar, University of York; Luke Gibbons, University of Notre Dame; Richard Kearney, Boston College, USA; Glenn Jordan, University of Glamorgan; Laurent Milesi, Cardiff University; Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University.

See: for more details or contact