Events

A Hundred Years of Women’s Suffrage: Looking back, moving forward

The PSA Women and Politics Specialist group recently teamed up with the Birkbeck Centre for the Study of British Politics & Public Life (led by Prof Sarah Childs), and the British Group of the Interparliamentary Union to host a two-day conference in the Houses of Parliament entitled: “A Hundred Years of Women’s Suffrage: Looking back,… Continue reading A Hundred Years of Women’s Suffrage: Looking back, moving forward

Events

PSA ECN Demystifying and Navigating Early Career Academia – University of Bristol, May 2018

On 1st May 2018, the PSA Early Career Network held a one-day workshop on Demystifying and Navigating Early Career Academia at the University of Bristol. Proudly sponsored by PSA Women and Politics and BSA Race and Ethnicity group, the workshop included talks on REF, TEF, Impact, CVs and Interviews with a particular focus on the experiences of… Continue reading PSA ECN Demystifying and Navigating Early Career Academia – University of Bristol, May 2018

Blogs & Commentary

‘At the Intersections’, University of Birmmingham, April 27th 2018

On Friday the 27th of April, the PSA Women and Politics specialist group co-sponsored the one day conference 'At the Intersections'. Organised with the PSA's Early Career Network, and the British Sociological Association's Race and Ethnicity Specialist Group, the event brought together academics working on intersectional politics from up and down the UK. We were… Continue reading ‘At the Intersections’, University of Birmmingham, April 27th 2018

Gender and Politics in the media

PSA Conference, Cardiff 2018

We've compiled a list of all of the Women and Politics panels at this year's annual conference in Cardiff - and a couple of others that we think look too good to miss! Monday 26th March PANEL SESSION 1 - 09:30 - 11:00 Gender in the Profession Chair: Dr Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh) Sponsored… Continue reading PSA Conference, Cardiff 2018

Gender and Politics in the media

At the Intersections Conference CfP – 27th April 2018

We're very excited to have launched our CfP today for this upcoming conference - please circulate amongst your networks, and we look forward to seeing you in Birmingham next year! AT THE INTERSECTIONS A ONE DAY CONFERENCE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM 27TH APRIL 2018 AIMS • Bring together political scientists and political sociologists researching intersections of… Continue reading At the Intersections Conference CfP – 27th April 2018

Blogs & Commentary, Gender and Politics in the media

Westminster harassment: this is not just about sex, it’s about power

Professor Rainbow Murray considers the ongoing sexual harassment scandals unfolding in Westminster, and asks what this tells us about our national political institution. From the time I was asked to write this piece to the time I started typing, another MP has been suspended. The Westminster sex scandal is unravelling so fast that there may… Continue reading Westminster harassment: this is not just about sex, it’s about power

Gender and Politics in the media

2017 Essay Competition Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of our 2017 Essay Competition. This year the first prize was awarded jointly to two students - you can read their prize-winning essays below. Many thanks to Dr Toni Haastrup, Lecturer in International Security at the University of Kent, for judging this year's competition. JOINT FIRST PRIZE Isabel… Continue reading 2017 Essay Competition Winners