Gender Studies of the Region of the Balkans

21st -25th June 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia

Deadline: 28/03/2010

Euro-Balkan Institute’s Department of Gender Studies within the framework of Regional Network for Gender and Women’s Studies in Southeastern Europe is announcing series of colloquia on: ”Gender Studies of and for the Region of the Balkans“.

The Colloquia will offer master classes held by prominent scholars from the Balkan region, provocative discussions and workshops with the focus on gender issues of possible epistemic approaches in creating regional perspectives.
1. COLLOQUIUM 1: “Epistemologies of Identity Studies: Understanding Transition and Gender in the Region of Southeastern Europe.”
2. COLLOQUIUM 2: “Interdisciplinary Methodologies in the Study of Gendered Balkan Identities.”

– Participant must be junior scholars in the areas of social sciences and humanities interested in exploring the issues of gender (not older than 36 years of age)
– Participant must submit an abstract for a presentation in one of the colloquium’s workshops

For participant of one of the countries participating in the Network (Southeastern Europe) or a Swiss national will be the accommodation costs (fully), travel (partly) and fee covered by the Organizer.
Participants from other countries are also eligible to participate, but ineligible for the financial support provided by the organizers; for these applicants, the fee for participation will be 80 euro

Application procedure
Interested applicants should submit:
1. an abstract (200 words) for a presentation in one of the colloquiums
2. short CV through available application form

The required documents need to be submitted until 28th March 2010 to:

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