3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017: “Building Resilience: Dialogue, Collaboration and Partnerships across Our Differences”

3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017
“Building Resilience: Dialogue, Collaboration and Partnerships across Our Differences”
04 – 06 May 2017, | Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hosting Partner:
Bridgewater State University, USA.Academic Partners:
Rikkyo University, Japan.
Nepal Center for Contemporary Research.
Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies – University of Karachi, Pakistan.
International Center for Research on women.

WCWS 2017 cordially invite reaserchers to take part in the 03rd World Conference on Women’s StudiesWCWS 2017, dedicated to the theme Building Resilience: Dialogue, Collaboration and Partnerships across Our Differences,will deliberate on related issues, praxis and solutions that suggest to build women’s movements that are truly global in character.

Final abstract submission deadline : 08th March 2017
Submit Your Abstract at – [abstract@womenstudies.co]abstract@womenstudies.co

Call for Reaserch papers

Researchers are invited to send abstracts for all modes of Oral, Poster and Virtual Presentations. Research areas suitable for paper submission include the following fields, but not limited to;

  • Gender, Race and Class
  • Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • Underrepresented Women Groups – GLBTI
  • Feminist Pedagogies
  • Women in Literature
  • Feminist Science Studies
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Psychology of Women
  • Women in European | American | Asian | History
  • Women in World History
  • Women and Peace in South Asia
  • Women and Migration Patterns
  • Women and the Environment
  • Women’s Movements and Activism
  • Gender, Culture and Representation
  • Women, Relationships and Social Policy
  • Women, Violence and Victimization
  • Processes for Women’s Networking and Organizing
  • Women Empowerment and Agency
  • Sex, Race and Popular Culture
  • Gender, Science and Technology
  • Women and Work
  • Women, Development and Global Economy
  • Gender and Development
  • Gender and Transnational Economies
  • Women, Law and Policy
  • Sex, Power and Politics
  • Reproductive Rights and Justice
  • Rhetoric and Women’s Rights
  • Women and Violence

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Due recognition will be granted to the Best Oral and Poster presentations of each session, and the overall bests will also be awarded in addition. Students’ awards also are available for the top performers at presentations.

Publication Oppertunity

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN and manuscripts will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI number. Selected manuscripts will be published in conference supporting journals for free of charge. All full papers will be under double-blind.

Best selected full papers will be published for free of charge.

Free Journal Publications:
Journal of International Women’s Studies
ISSN 1539-8706
Executive Editors: Prof: Diana Fox & Prof: Cami Sanderson
Journal Impact: 0.67*
Publisher: Bridgewater State College

NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research
Print ISSN: 0803-8740 | Online ISSN: 1502-394X
Editors in Chief: Beatrice Halsaa & Anka Ryall
Journal Impact: 0.21*

Keynote Speakers

Diana J. Fox (Chair)
Professor and Chairperson, Department of Anthropology, Journal of International Women’s Studies,
Bridgewater, USA

Prof. Patricia Mohammed
Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies,
School for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of the West Indies,

Dr. Ravi Verma
Regional Director
International Centre for Research on Women’s (ICRW)

We look forward for your responses and kindly request from you to disseminate this mail among your colleagues.
Thank you and see you in Sri Lanka!

Contact us
3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies , Conference Secretariat,
#288/1/1, Old Kottawa Road, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 113 098 521/2
Hotline: +94 768 223 146
Fax: +94 112 835 571
Email: info@womenstudies.co

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