News from Jun 10, 2013
University of Graz, 28 and 29 November 2013
Promoting Gender Equality Abroad: An Assessment of EU Action in the External Dimension
While first activities of the European Union (EU) to address the disadvantaged situation of women beyond EU borders can be traced back to the 1980s, ever since the early 1990s it has invested considerable efforts into developing a policy of gender equality promotion abroad. Today this policy is based on a whole range of policy documents, is implemented through three major approaches or instruments – mainstreaming, specific projects, and political dialogues –, and is implemented worldwide.
The planned conference will bring together leading European scholars as well as young scientists, especially PhD students, working on EU gender equality promotion in third countries to discuss their research results and together assess various aspects of that particular EU policy. The papers will largely focus on four main research themes:
Scholars interested in participating in the conference are kindly asked to send a proposal for their paper (max. 500 words), indicating into which of the four broad themes it falls, and a short CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1st of July 2013.