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About psawomenpolitics

The UK Political Studies Association Women and Politics Specialist Group. Resource for researchers working on women and/or gender and for women in the PSA. The 2014 Specialist Group of the Year.

Researching Gender in Divided Societies: A conversation

With the kind support of the PSA Irish Politics and Women and Politics Specialist groups, on the 7th of November the University of Ulster hosted a conversation between three leading academics on the pitfalls and possibilities of researching gender issues … Continue reading

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Amy Mazur Seminar at Birkbeck – 2nd December 2014

‘Studying Women’s Movements in Comparative Perspective: A New Measurement from the Research Network on Gender and Politics (RNGS) Professor Amy G. Mazur, Washington State University (& visiting professor at Birkbeck during the fall of 2014) Tuesday 2nd December 2014, 13.00 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: UK General Election 2015 Conference

CONFERENCE INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS Citizens, parties and political action: Political participation and the UK General Election 2015 Wednesday 4 February 2015, 9.30 am – 5 pm The Division of Politics and International Relations at Nottingham Trent University is … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Causes and Consequences of Male Over-Representation

European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions of Workshops University of Warsaw, Warsaw 29 March – 2 April 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS “The Causes and Consequences of Male Over-Representation” ***Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2014*** Submit under Workshop 16 … Continue reading

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2015 European Conference on Politics and Gender Deadline Extended – 1 November

The deadline for proposals for the 2015 European Conference on Politics and Gender has been extended until Saturday 1 November 2014. The ECPG conference will take place 11-13 June 2015 at Uppsala University in Sweden. For more details on how … Continue reading

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Missing Women: It’s Time for Legislative Quotas in British Politics

Rosie Campbell, Sarah Childs, Meryl Kenny and the other members of the UK Political Studies Association (PSA) Women and Politics Specialist Group Last week the Counting Women In coalition published its 2014 report into Sex and Power in the UK. … Continue reading

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**NEW BOOK** Deeds and Words: Gendering Politics after Joni Lovenduski

A new ECPR Press collection, edited by Rosie Campbell and Sarah Childs, pays tribute to Professor Joni Lovenduski’s contribution to gender studies and feminist politics. How does feminism shake up political science, the study of politics and electoral politics? What … Continue reading

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