International Student Congress on GENDER

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International Student Congress on GENDER
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Call For Papers
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Maltepe University, İstanbul, TURKEY
April 25-26, 2013

  The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Students' Local Organizing Committee at Maltepe University is pleased to announce the call for papers for the undergraduate students' conference on 'Gender' to be held at Maltepe University on 25-26 April 2013.

We welcome submission for individual papers and panel proposals that should be addressing, but not limited to

Gender, Population and Development
Gender and Media
Gender and Language
Gender and Globalization
Diverse Social Perceptions of Gender and Their Consequences
Gender, Body and Health
Gender, Science and Technology
Gender and Sexuality
Gender and Religion
Gender, Space and Place
Gender and Discrimination
Gender and Legal Regulations
Gender, Labour and the Working Life
Gender and Power Relations
Construcions and Transformations of Femininity and Masculinity
New Perspectives in Gender and Sexuality

Abstracts can be submitted via e-mail to by 30 December 2012 and contain a clear outline of theoretical framework, methodology and results.
The text of the abstracts should be submitted in English ONLY, in a separate Word document in the following format: max. 300-400 words, 1.5 line spaced Arial (Plain) 11-point font (except for title which should be 14-point font), A4 size page formatting, with the page margins of 2.5 cm from the left, top and bottom and 2 cm from the right.
The panels should not exceed four people and four different abstracts (200 words long), and should be prepared by each member of that specific panel.
We encourage lecturers, teachers and professors to circulate this call widely across your undergraduate students. This will be a unique occasion to visit the legendary city of Istanbul, where you can enjoy the harmony of cultures, harmony of people & the rhythm of diversities. Istanbul is the only city in the world where you can enjoy your meal with the landscape of another continent. ( There will be plenty of opportunities for socialization and organized trips.

Please circulate this call widely across undergraduate students not only in gender studies programs in particular but also in relevant social sciences and humanities areas, such as anthropology, archaeology, architecture, arts, economics, geography, history, law, linguistics, literature, philosophy, psychology, religious studies, social work and sociology. This will be a unique occasion to visit the city of Istanbul. Participating students will be joining fellow students from Turkey and across the world to debate the raising issues in the area of gender in a conference organized by students for students, with the support of staff at Maltepe University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The papers presented at the congress will be published in a volume of proceedings.


3 December 2012 Deadline for submission of abstracts
7 January 2013 Announcement of accepted papers
4 February 2013 Deadline for submission of full papers
25-26 April 2013 FAS 2013 Gender Congress
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PS.: There is NO Registration Fee! Participants attending the conference will be hosted by Maltepe University at our 5-star Marma Congress Centre ( Participants will only have to pay their travel expenses which will be at a discounted rate with the courtesy of Turkish Airlines, the best airline in Europe in 2012 . All other expenses will be provided by Maltepe University.

FAS 2013 Organization Committee

Öykü Kayaalp
Congress Executive Committee (President) 
Sultan Yaş
Congress Executive Committee (Vice- President); 
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With our best regards.