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News for 2010

Call for Papers for Second European Conference on Politics and Gender

The Second European Conference on Politics and Gender will be held in Budapest, 11-13 January 2011. The ECPG conference is organised by the ECPR Standing Group on Gender and Politics. It is a broad-based network on issues relating to the study of gender and sexuality in politics and world politics.

 

Sydney Workshop March 23-25 2010

FIIN met in Sydney for a workshop entitled Rethinking the dynamics of political institutions: integrating gender and neo-institutionalist perspectives (March 23-25, 2010). The workshop brought together political and social scientists from North America, UK, Europe and Australia to discuss the prospects for synthesising feminist political science and institutionalist approaches in order to understand the 'big questions' of institutional creation, continuity and change.

FIIN member wins top PhD prize

Congratulations to FIIN co-ordinator Meryl Kenny (Edinburgh) who has been awarded  a prestigious PhD prize by the UK Political Studies Association for her doctoral thesis, Gendering Institutions: The Political Recruitment of Women in Post-Devolution Scotland.