Last week saw the first Gendered Lives working lunch of the academic year. In it, the aims of GLRC were identified and funding opportunities and forthcoming events were highlighted.
The Wellcome Trust: Funding theme on Sexuality and Health, see more at: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/seed-awards-humanities-and-social-science-sexuality-and-health (deadline March 2017).
LU Funding opportunities: CALIBRE Research Development Fund and CALIBRE International Collaboration Fund (both deadlines 20th November 2016)
Please do get in touch if you intend to apply for one of the CALIBRE funds with a Gendered Lives slant.
Gemma Witcomb (Psychology, Loughborough) has been involved in a WHO study looking at whether the diagnosis for trans should change and perceived implications if it does.
Beek TF, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Bouman WP, de Vries ALC, Steensma TD, et al. (2016) Gender Incongruence of Adolescence and Adulthood: Acceptability and Clinical Utility of the World Health Organization’s Proposed ICD-11 Criteria. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0160066.
The Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FSWA) has a forthcoming conference on Making Space for Feminism in the Neoliberal University. CFP deadline 3rd March 2017. http://fwsablog.org.uk/conferences-and-events/fwsa-biennial-conference-2017/
Line Nyhagen will be running a workshop in the new year entitled Embedding memory work / experience stories into your research / teaching practice- more details coming soon!
The Association of Art Historians is coming to Loughborough in 2017. Read more here: http://aah.org.uk/annual-conference/2017-conference
The ‘new woman’ writer George Egerton has a conference dedicated to her work coming up next year. Read more here: https://georgeegertonconference.wordpress.com/
Reminder of Gendered Lives Activites 2016/2017
17th November- Trans East Midland event (invite only)
20TH November, 2-4pm: Research Seminar- Rachael Grew (Art History, Loughborough) and Zara Dinnen (English, Birmingham).
22nd February, 2-4pm-: Research Seminar- Gemma Witcomb (Psychology, Loughborough) and Katherine Johnson (Psychology, Birmingham).
29th March, 1-2pm: Working Lunch
29th March, 3-5pm: PGR Research-in-progress presentations
3rd May, 2-4pm: Research Seminar- Sarah Parker (English, Loughborough) and Jana Funke (Exeter, Medical Humanities).
24th May, 1-2pm: Working Lunch