On the occasion of International Womenís Day, the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) in collaboration with the British Council organise a conference under the title Gender in the Mediterranean: Emerging Practices and Discourses, for scholars, researchers, professionals, activists and policy makers to exchange experiences, knowledge and insights as these relate to the analysis and activism on gender issues in the Mediterranean. It aims to provide interested parties from diverse backgrounds with an opportunity and a forum to explore how gender relates to key socio-economic and political issues in the Mediterranean.
Participants will come together to explore and analyse issues and perspectives of gender as these affect and are affected by womenís and menís cultural, economic, political and social realities in the Mediterranean on multiple levels, and encourage the exchange, debate and discussion of ideas/solutions for promoting gender equality and justice, build strategic regional alliances, strengthen advocacy campaigns and put new issues on the agenda of gender.
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 15, 2003
Conference: March 5-7, 2004, Intercollege, Nicosia, CYPRUS
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies
c/o Myria Vassiliadou
46 Makedonitissas Avenue,
P.O.Box 24005, Nicosia 1703,
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