Conference on Female Agency, Mobility and Socio-cultural Change


  • DATE / TIME:
    2015•06•11 - 2015•06•12

    This conference has examined topics such as female agency, diasporas and transnationalism, labour and decent work, processes of identity construction, the sociocultural reconstruction of home, work and urban spaces and policy responses to female mobilites. It put academic research into dialogue with debates in the United Nations that address gender discrimination and the role of female migrants in development agendas. In addition to keynote lectures by leading scholars of gender and mobility and panel presentations on a range of topics relating to this area, the conference featured a photographic exhibition, a collaborative event with the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona and a collaboration with the media platform Open Democracy.

    More information on this conference can be found at this link, where you can also find a video showing some important moments of the event.