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2017 European Conference on Politics and Gender
June 8-10 | University of Lausanne, Switzerland
ECPG are delighted to announce that we will be running two early-career sessions at Lausanne and one mid-career session, please see below for details and how to apply.
There are two ECR sessions (outlined below) and participation is on a 'first come, first served' basis. Register by sending an email to Elizabeth.email@example.com with ‘early career scholars programme’ in the subject line.
· In which activity you want to participate (1 and/or 2)
· When you expect to receive or when you received your PhD
Activity 1: Thursday 8th June 8.30-12.00
PSA Women and Politics (UK), Women and Politics Research Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA), The Women’s Caucus for Political Science (APSA) and Romand Switzerland Doctoral Schools (CUSO) in gender studies and political science sponsored breakfast.
The workshop incudes the following:
· Tips for early career academics – Shirin Rai
· How to get published – Melanie Hughes & Tania Verge
· How to get a job – Akwugo Emejulu & Petra Meier
· How to teach – Elin Bjarnegard and Jemima Repo
. Writing (and finishing) a PhD - winner of the 2017 ECPG PhD Prize (TBA)
The workshop will be led by Dr Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh and Chair of the PSA Women and Politics Group
Activity 2: Friday 10th June 18.00 – 19.00
Speed-mentoring session. During 7 minute speed ‘dates’ you can ask advice and network with the leading academics in the field of gender and politics. Mentors include: Joan Grace, Annick Wibben, Emanuela Lombardo, Jennifer Piscopo, Andrea Krizsan, Bram Wauters, Johanna Kantola, Karen Celis, Khursheed Wadia, Par Zetterberg and ECPG keynote Shirin Rai
ECPG are delighted to announce that we will be running a mid-career roundtable discussion for the first time. This session is open to scholars with permanent/tenure track positions but who are not yet full Professors.
Participation is based on a ‘first come, first served basis’. Register by sending an email to Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘mid-career scholars programme’ in the subject line, please also include details of your present appointment and current institutional affiliation.
Thursday 8th June: 10.30-12.00
Participants include: Claire Annesley (Sussex); Mieke Verloo (Radboud); and Laurel Weldon (Purdue) and will address the following questions:
How do you negotiate promotions procedures? What are the particular challenges in this for scholars working on gender and sexuality?
How do you balance the competing demands of caring and work?
How do you cope with academic 'burn-out' or exhaustion?
How do you remain engaged in scholarly activity with an increased administrative load?
How can you manage departmental politics?