Women in Asia Conference 2019

The 2019 Women in Asia Conference will be held at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney on 21 to 23 June 2019.

The Women in Asia Forum is affiliated with the Asian Studies Association of Australia and hosts a biannual interdisciplinary conference.

The theme of the 2019 conference is “Women in an Era of Anti-Elitism: Responding to the Challenge of Rising Populism and its Threat to Gender Inclusivity”.

There are four subthemes to the conference

·       Gendered processes of generation, accumulation and appropriation of political power

·       Women in Law in Asia: Navigating the Legal Profession and the Judiciary in an Era of Anti-Elitism,

·       The Role of Technology in Populism and Gender Inclusion

·       Gendering populism in Asia

Submissions are strongly encouraged to consider papers that may fit within one of these themes, or to organize a full panel on any topic related to the broader conference theme of Women in an era of Anti-Elitism in Asia.

Abstracts for papers or full panel proposals are due by 15 November 2018. The registration form is now open at the online address above. All information on the Conference is available here: http://www.international.unsw.edu.au/women-in-asia-conference-2019