ATGENDER Spring Conference 2017
Organized by ATGENDER with support from the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and Vilnius University (VU), the 2017 edition of the ATGENDER Spring conference, dedicated to building dialogues between gender researchers, activists, students, educators and policy makers, will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on April 19-21, 2017. The main goal of this conference is to address gaps between academic research and gender studies and the practice of gender policy making and implementation in light of current political and social issues in Europe. the conference invites participants to consider how to make gender and social issues in Europe. The conference invites participants to consider how to make gender research more accessible outside the academic community and how to make gender policy better informed by recent scholarship. It also urges participants to think about how to overcome the dualism of theory and practice in the quest for future gender equality in Europe.
The topics of the conference include: • Gender, Politics, Policies • Gender Based Violence • Gender & Media • Gender Mainstreaming & Gender Budgeting • Occupational and Educational Segregation • Genderifying Economic Analysis • Intersectional Research in the Making • Gender Equality in Academia • Men & Masculinity • Prostitution, Sex Work & Trafficking • Anti-discrimination & Diversity • Contested Reproductive Rights • Gender & Migration • Anti-gender & Homophobia.