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Women & Politics Annual Conferences and Workshops
The Women and Politics Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association organizes an annual conference or workshop in alternate years. In addition, it provides financial support for conferences on themes that are of central interest to its members. Finally, it sponsors panels at the annual conferences of the PSA and the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group of the PSA (EPOP). Please follow the links below for further details on major past events we have organized or sponsored.
2018: ‘100 Years of Women’s Suffrage: Looking back, moving forwards‘ [co-organised with the Birkbeck Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life and the Inter-Parliamentary Union] Houses of Parliament, 22nd-23rd May
2018: ‘At the Intersections’ [co-sponsor with BSA Race and Ethnicity Specialist Group and PSA Early Career Network], University of Birmingham, 27th April
2018: PSA Early Career Network Workshop on Demystifying Early Career Academia [so-sponsor], University of Bristol, 20th May
2017: PSA Early Career Network Workshop on ‘Demystifying Early Career Academia’ [co-sponsor], University of Manchester, 3 February.
2016: Conference on Rights in Diverse Societies: Gender, Migration and Ethnopolitics in the EU, Queen’s University Belfast, 18-19 November [co-sponsored with PSA Ethnopolitics and Global Justice and Human Rights Specialist Groups]
2016: PSA Women and Politics Summit on Women and the Profession, University of Edinburgh, 11 May.
2015: PSA Women and Politics Workshop, ‘Women, Gender and Political Leadership’, Birkbeck, University of London, 15 May [co-organized with the Political Leadership Specialist Group].
2014: PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference, ‘Body/State in an Age of Austerity’, University of Birmingham, 22 February
2013: UK Women and Politics Workshop, ‘Doing Gender’, University of Bristol, 2 March
2012: PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference 2012 ‘Making a Difference for Women’, University of the West of England, 18 Feb
2011: PSA Conference Women and Politics One Day Workshop, London, 19 – 21 April
2011: ‘Gender and Politics: Debates and Challenges’, Workshop on Gender and Politics, 26 Feb
2010: PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference, ‘ Shifting Agendas’, University of Manchester, 19 February
2008: PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference, ‘Gender, Equality and Politics – European Futures’, University of Surrey, 16 February
2006: PSA Women and Politics Biennial Conference, ‘Feminist Ethics, Feminist Politics and the States We’re In: Critical Reflections in Uncertain Times’, University of Edinburgh, 11 February
2005: PSA Women and Politics Annual Conference, University of Bristol, 19 February
2004: PSA Women and Politics Annual Conference, Queens University Belfast, 21 February (co-hosted with the Centre for the Advancement of Women in Politics)
2016: Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Colour in Europe, University of Edinburgh, 3rd September.
2014: Researching Gender in Divided Societies: A Conversation, University of Ulster, 7th November.
2008: Women in French Politics – still le deuxième sexe?, Queen Mary, University of London, 20 June