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On Intimate Economies, Immigration Detention, and Silencing. By Deirdre Conlon

Over the past few years I have been working on a project investigating ‘Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention’ in collaboration with Dr. Nancy Hiemstra (Stony Brook University, NY). The project critically interrogates the infrastructure and operation of immigration detention in … Continue reading

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GFGRG 2016-17 Dissertation Prize

We are delighted to announce the winners of our 2016-17 dissertation prize: First prize The gendered working culture of Aberdeen’s oil and gas industry: A study of women’s experiences of the ‘downturn’.  Georgia Emily Smith, University of Edinburgh This dissertation … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018

New and Emerging Research within Gender and Feminist Geographies Co-Sponsors: Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group (GFGRG) Convenors: Harriet Larrington-Spencer, Department of Geography, University of Manchester harriet.larrington-spencer@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk Melike Peterson, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow h.peterson.1@research.gla.ac.uk Abstract: … Continue reading

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GFGRG Call for Session Proposals – RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018

The Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group (GFGRG) of the RGS-IBG is pleased to extend an invitation to sponsor sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018. The conference will take place at Cardiff University from Wednesday 29 to Friday … Continue reading

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GFGRG’s Response to Decolonising Geographical Knowledges at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2017. By Heather Jeffrey and Eveleigh Buck-Matthews.

The Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group was well represented at this year’s RGS-IBG Annual International Conference. The research group sponsored sessions spanning a variety of themes in response to the overall conference theme ‘decolonising geographical knowledges’. Sessions focused on: … Continue reading

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A facilitator’s story: Reflecting on the RGS-IBG’s Qualitative Methods Postgraduate Workshop. By Eveleigh Buck-Matthews

In July, the GFGRG co-sponsored the ‘Reflecting on Qualitative Research Methods’ workshop.  In this second post from the workshop, one of the workshop organisers reflects on her experience of the day. This is the second year I’ve run a postgraduate … Continue reading

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Re-figuring the city: A feminist walk of London’s monuments to women. By Rosie Martin and Louise Rondel.

… [T]he normative figure of leadership and especially in battle has been masculine.  Women’s inclusion into the nation has been quite specific.  Certainly, ample qualities of stone have been utilised to carve female statues of the nation.  In these, though, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG) 2018, New Orleans, LA, April 10-14th 2018

Destitution Economies: Mapping Relationships of Enforced Precarity and Migration Control   Session organizers: Kate Coddington (Durham University, UK), Deirdre Conlon (University of Leeds, UK), Lauren Martin (Durham University, UK).   Recent and emerging work by critical geography and migration studies … Continue reading

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I am new to this but it’s OK. By Katie Brailsford

In July, the GFGRG co-sponsored the ‘Reflecting on Qualitative Research Methods’ workshop.  In this post one of the participants reflects on her experience of the day. Friday 21st July marked my first experience of a RGS-IBG Reflecting on Qualitative Research … Continue reading

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Arguing for Planning from a Gender Perspective. By Gaurav Sikka

Involving both men and women at all levels of development planning, implementation and evaluation will make a world of difference in the entire society by carrying out social change through development interventions. Such planning processes ensure women to be a … Continue reading

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