The 3rd Global Conference on Women's Studies
Following the success of the second edition of the Global Conference on Women’s Studies, we are excited to announce the 3rd edition of this premier academic event. Attended by scholars, researchers, and scientists from around the world, WOMENSCONF is more than an academic event. It’s a community and a knowledge platform. The connections that you make at the event and the memories from learning and networking sessions will last you long after the event is over.
This women’s studies conference will zoom in on pressing challenges in the field and the barriers that communities face on a global, regional, and local levels in their fight for gender equality. WOMENSCONF 2022 will take place in the lively city of Rotterdam, Netherlands, on the 25th-27th of February. While we are looking forward to meeting our attendees at the venue, if you can’t travel to Rotterdam, make sure to register as a virtual participant.
Mark WOMENSCONF 2022 on your calendar – this is a must-attend event on women’s studies.
Join us Virtually and experience the interactive discussions on the online conference platform!
Due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, Oral speakers of the previous editions of the Global Conference on Women’s Studies announced their decision to be shifted to Virtual presentation mode.
Looking for the right Global Conference on Women's Studies? This is it
Be an oral presenter of the 3rd Global Conference on Women’s Studies 2022 and present your research to a truly international audience. Presentation slots are limited, so early submission is strongly encouraged. Send your abstract today.
Send your research paper to be a poster presenter at the women studies conference 2022 and show your research work to the audience throughout the conference days.
If you can’t attend the conference in person but want to share your research with our international community, join as a virtual presenter.
Attending the 3rd Global Conference on Women’s Studies 2022 will provide an opportunity to network and share thoughts on recent advances with other academics and experts in the same or similar fields.
The Organizing Committee will offer all participants a city tour free of charge, so learn about Rotterdam’s vibrant past and present, with a friendly local guide.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Address: Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
SOLEDAD Documentary Screening
Followed by a Q&A with Director, Lisa Molomot
SOLEDAD tells the story of a woman from Central America who fled gang violence and torture to seek asylum in the U.S., only to find herself imprisoned at the Eloy Detention Center. Soledad and a team of women join forces to win her asylum case.
Ms. Lisa Molomot
Documentary Filmmaker and Educator, USA
Lisa Molomot has produced and directed documentaries about the American Southwest in recent years including The Cleaners, Missing in Brooks County and Soledad. She has also focused on stories about education. Her hugely popular film School’s Out has been an integral part of the movement for providing outdoor education for young children, and her recent short film Teaching in Arizona is an inside look at the teaching crisis in that state. Lisa teaches documentary filmmaking in the Human Rights Practice Program and the Undergraduate Law Major at the University of Arizona.
Special Panel Session
Women and the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented disruption to the lives of millions of people around the world and left disproportionate and devastating impacts with far-reaching consequences on women. Such impacts and responses to them have to be addressed and analyzed elaborately today to transform them into proper responses in times of crisis.
Proposal Submissions of an interdisciplinary nature focusing on the main theme of “Women and COVID-19 Pandemic” are highly encouraged to join this panel session. Topics may include but not limited to Domestic Violence, Women’s Health, Economic Shocks, Unpaid Care Work, Health Care Workers, Women’s Education, Young Women and Girls, Women in Conflict Areas, Migrant Women, Women in Leadership, Justice for Women, Politics and Women.
- Activist Art
- Challenging Male Dominance
- Climate crisis and Environmental activism
- Cyber Feminisms—Blogs, Zines, and Reproductive Rights
- Disabled women
- Economic developments and the legal system
- Equity and equality
- Family history
- Family policies
- Feminism and decolonial praxis
- Feminism and Nationalism
- Feminist pedagogy and writing
- Feminist theory
- Gender and communication
- Gender and Intersectionality
- Gender and Migration
- Gender and Sexual Diversity
- Gender Equality and Educational Systems
- Gender equality policies
- Gendered and Sexual Diversities
- Gendering the Covid-19 Pandemic
- Humanities relating to women and to gender
- Implementation of gender equality
- Implementing law
- Inheritance rights
- Law and accountability
- Laws and Policies
- Legal remedies
- Men as allies in the struggle
- Motherhood and Work-Life Balance
- Popular and Folk cultures
- Resocialization of Men
- Social justice
- Socialization of boys
- Standpoint theory
- Toxic Masculinity
- Trafficking and Prostitution
- Transgender Rights and Sexual Diversity
- Transnational feminist theory
- Women and Islamic Sharia
- Women and Religion
- Women Empowerment and Social Change
- Women in Politics and Public Administration
- Women, Climate Change and Inequality
- Women, Media and Technology
- Women’s history
- Women’s Human rights
- Women’s human rights
- Women’s Spirituality and Religion
- Women’s Success Stories
- Women’s vulnerabilities
Please send your abstract for evaluation by the Scientific Committee and if abstract is accepted, submitter must provide full text paper. The full paper will be requested for subsequent publication opportunities. Otherwise, your abstract only will be published in the Proceeding. Read More
Full paper Format
We accept the submission of high-quality papers describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, experimental and theoretical work or research in all of the topic areas mentioned. Submission of a manuscript implies that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Read More
Professor Diana J. Fox
Keynote Speech Title: Feminist Publishing and Transnational Collaborations: Deepening Global Sisterhood in Precarious Times
Diana J. Fox is Professor of Anthropology, Department Chair and founding editor of the Journal of International Women’s Studies at Bridgewater State University. Her feminist decolonial scholar-activist is predicated on partnerships with social movement actors in Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Japan. She is the recipient of four Fulbrights, two Wenner-Gren grants among others have published a number of books and articles and is a frequent speaker at conferences and other venues.
Dr. Monia Chouari
Keynote Speech Title: The Intersection between Feminism and Gender: Victorian Novels as a Case Study.
Dr. Monia Chouari Holder of a Joint-Ph.D. Degree. Currently an Assistant Professor at the English Department, FAHS, Sousse University. Her teaching, supervision, and research interests focus on Victorian Studies, Women’s Studies and Theories of Gender. She is a Certified Trainer of TEYL (Washington, D.C.); a Lecturer on Historiographic Literature, Theories of Gender (Master’s programs), and the Literary Trends (Undergraduate program). She is a permanent member of “Approaches to Discourse” Laboratory (Sfax U); Member of the Scientific Edition Board (FAHS); member of the National Scholarship Committee; currently member in the National Sectoral Committee of English (MHE). She is also a coordinator at the Pedagogical and Digital Innovation Cell, and a President of the Communication Committee of the PMO at the University of Sousse. She published her first book, Unveiling the Self, in addition to other international book chapters, articles, and papers.
Women’s Studies Conference Peer-reviewed Journal Publication
The Journal of International Women’s Studies
First Visit Rotterdam?
One-Day city tour free of charge
Rotterdam called and as “World Port City” or the “Gateway to Europe” is an international, modern, dynamic city. Lying at the heart of a maze of rivers and artificial waterways, Rotterdam is considered the world’s largest port. Due to the bombing during the World War II Rotterdam is reinvented and expanded rapidly. The new character of Rotterdam with the impressive skylines, the cultural and port events attracts thousands of tourists every year. Visitors can take in spectacular views from the top of the 600-foot-tall Euromast or visit the Lijnbaan shopping district, Europe’s first pedestrian shopping precinct. Rotterdam belongs to the South Holland province and its population is approximately 620.000.
Get inspired in Rotterdam with the conference free City Tour!