“Gender and Empire: Intimacies, Bodies, Detritus” Special Issue: The Journal of World History seeks submissions on the topic of Gender and Empire. This special issue aims for broad coverage of a diverse array of empires and topics in the period 1750-1950. In keeping with the mission of the journal, they especially solicit proposals that are comparative and/or transnational.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose, WSQ “Beauty” Issue: Considering this newer scholarship on beauty as it pertains to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, they invite paper submissions that explore new theories of beauty to help us to understand the production, performances, practices and critiques of beauty today. Also, the issue seeks to explore the tensions in how Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, and LGBTQ Studies view beauty. How do these areas of intellectual inquiry overlap and diverge? They welcome submissions that are interdisciplinary and span the humanities and social sciences. They solicit papers that are theoretical, conceptual and/or empirical on a wide range of topics relating to beauty.
On the Voice: Identity, Difference, Expression: This conference aims to foster an environment of interdisciplinary communication, knowledge exchange, and collaboration. They invite graduate students from all disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and the arts to submit research on questions related to the conference theme and especially in response to the keynote speaker’s research. In addition to scholarly papers, they encourage creative interpretations of this year’s theme; performances, collaborative presentations, and visual and sound works will also be welcomed.


Huda Lutfi (2008), Democracy is Coming (detail)

Women in Politics: An International Perspective: This interdisciplinary edited volume Women in Politics: An International Perspective (under contract with Cambridge Scholars Publishing) focuses on women’s political participation worldwide. The current international women’s political activism, including women’s organisations, will be analysed. Feminist activism and women’s political representation are not necessarily interrelated factors. Some developed countries where feminist thought and philosophy are advanced do not display the satisfactory women’s representation in the political arena.
Women and the State in AfricaTarikh, essentially a journal of thematic African history, is a journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria. Tarikh is seeking papers to appear in issues with the following theme: Women and the State in Africa. Articles appearing in Tarikh are prized for their pedagogic value and synthesis (without losing their scholarly intent), and aspire to be a must-read for undergraduate and postgraduate university students, especially in History, Political Science and Sociology.


Politicised Sexualities, Marginalised Histories: A Conference on Sexuality in Southwest Asia and North Africa (SWANA). This one-day conference hopes to re-centre these histories and presents, exploring the transnational and trans-historical politics of sexual identity in the SWANA region. They welcome papers that attempt to subvert the omnipresent narratives about LGBTQI people and marginalised groups from the SWANA seeking ‘safe havens’ in the Global North.
Women in Philosophy: The conference will bring together female philosophers from all areas, serve to further the interaction of our research community, provide a platform for female philosophers, and most importantly, provide inspiration for female students of philosophy whilst surrounded by such role models.


University lecturer in Gender Studies: According to the University of Helsinki Regulations, holders of university lectureships are required to possess an applicable doctoral degree, to have the ability to provide high quality research-based teaching and to supervise theses and dissertations. The university lecturer in Gender Studies must have competence in a wide area of gender studies, and the successful applicants may come from different disciplinary backgrounds.


Podcast Series “From The Outside In: Women In Politics”: this podcast series seeks to showcase important interviews in the Bancroft Library collection with women who, against tremendous odds, broke through glass ceilings and forged their own paths in the political arena. The six episodes of this podcast chart the political advancement of women in the United States through the lives and achievements of ten noteworthy pioneers. From universal suffrage and elected office to community organising and brokering party politics, these episodes bring to life the centuries-long struggle of women to gain their rightful place in the nation’s political system.
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal: the electronic publication of the new issue of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal can be accessed at


Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: The Voices of Women in Literature, Cinema and Other Arts since Independence: The 2017 NEH Summer Institute Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: The Voices of Women in Literature, Cinema and Other Arts since Independence will be held at Oregon State University from June 26 to July 14, 2017. Because to date no comprehensive assessment has been attempted of post-colonial Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia from the perspective of the region’s cultural artistic vitality, the intent of this institute is to shed light on the significance of North African artistic expressions today. Expressions in the literary, visual and musical arts with origins in Berber, Arabic and European idioms; expressions that have adapted to modernity, postcolonialism, the reality of globalism and advances of social media. The institute will bring together leading scholars in North African studies and twenty-five college and university teachers wishing to expand their coursework or research on contemporary North Africa.
Network of Young Lawyers to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence in Azerbaijan: The project aims to mobilize young lawyers’ participation in prevention of gender-based violence and enhance their knowledge and skills to provide legal assistance to the victims/potential victims of gender-based violence.