‘Central and Eastern European Migration Review’ invites researchers, scholars and authors to submit their articles to Special Issue: Religion and Gender in Migration to and from Central and Eastern Europe.    Guest editors: Katarzyna Leszczyńska, Faculty of Humanities, AGH University of Science and Technology Sylwia Urbańska, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw Katarzyna Zielińska, Institute of Sociology, […]

New Book: Islamophobia and Securitization. Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice Islamophobia and Securitization. Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice, Tania Saeed Palgrave, 2016 The book explores everyday realities of young Muslim women in Britain, who are portrayed as antithetical to the British way of life in media and political discourse. The book captures how […]

International Conference: God’s Own Gender? Religions and their Concepts of Masculinity Organizers: Dr. Daniel Gerster, Center for Religion and Modernity (CRM) Prof. Dr. Detlef Pollack, Cluster of Excellence ‚Religion and Politics‘ Centre for Isalmic Theology Venue: University of Münster, Germany Date: 10-11 November 2016 Info and programme here.

5th European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG) University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 8–10 June 2017 The ECPR Standing Group on Gender and Politics was founded in 1985, and now has more than 750 members worldwide. It is a broad network of scholars researching issues relating to gender and sexuality in politics and world politics. The […]

Detailed programme of the three-days conference “Women Religion and Gender Relations” (Turin, 9-11 Nov 2016) available here: programmadefinitivo_-15-october

CALL FOR PAPERS Motherhood(s) and Monotheisms This edited volume is intended as a follow-up to Motherhood(s) and Polytheisms, which analyzed the modalities through which polytheist systems construct and represent themselves, with a focus on the topic of divine maternity. The construction of motherhood of the divinities has an influence on the concrete practices of motherhood […]

For the attention of: The Chair and members of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) The Chair and members of the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media, PACE The Chair and members of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, PACE Coventry Statement on the […]

Women, Religions and Gender Relations – (University of Turin) 9-11 November 2016   Interest in the subject of “Women, Religions and Gender Relations” has intensified especially from the mid-1990s in Europe – more recently in Italy – spreading beyond the borders of the sociology of religion and gender studies. Specifically, attention has been focussed on […]

Call for Authors ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS: FAITH AND CULTURE ACROSS HISTORY Author-Scholars are needed for the two volume reference work, Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture Across History, to be published by ABC-CLIO Publishing. We seek contributors with expertise in Women, Religion, and History to write articles of 500 to 2000 […]

At the annual conference of the Italian Society for Political Science (15-17 September 2016), there will be two panels on Family and sexual mobilizations, included in the section “Participation and Social Movements”, and one panel on Religious and secular female mobilizations, included in the section  – deadline for paper submission is June 5th at this […]