Gender & Migration Proceedings Published
International Conference on Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications - Proceedings now available. A selection of extended papers from the conference delegates. Edited by Assoc Dr Sibel Safi (Gediz University) and Seref Kavak (Keele University)
LCSS has now published the proceedings e-book of the international conference on Gender & Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications which took place at Marmara University, Istanbul on 11-13 May 2013. The e-book brings together selected full-length papers from the presentations of the conference, offering different perspectives and studies on gender and migration issues. The book offers unique and thought-provoking papers on issues ranging from the experience of asylum seekers, migrant-women workers, sexual violence, parental migration, changing gender roles, female genital mutilations and masculinity. The book has been edited by Dr Sibel Safi (Gediz University) and Seref Kavak (Keele University).
The introduction of the book is made by one of the keynote speakers and conference committee members Prof Heaven Crawley, Swansea University, titled Engendering Migration Theory, Policy and Practice: Are We There Yet? Looking into the effect of international policies on gendered migration.
This collection of papers will be a great source of information for academics, researchers, students, NGOs, governmental departments or anybody looking to gain a new multinational and diverse intake into the subjects of gender and migration.
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
British Engagement Project for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-informal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, refugees, forced migrants) families children, aged between 11-16.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.