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Abstract Open for Third World Conference on Women's studies 2017

The 03rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017
"Building Resilience: Dialogue, Collaboration and Partnerships across Our Differences"

Hosting Partner:      
• Bridgewater State University, USA

 Academic Partners:   
• Nepal Center for Contemporary Research      
• Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies - University of Karachi, Pakistan             
• Rikkyo University, Japan


We are pleased to inform you that the 03rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017 (WCWS 2017) will be held on 04th,05th & 06th May 2017, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Researchers are invited to send abstracts for all modes of Oral, Poster and Virtual Presentations. Research areas suitable for paper submission include the following fields, but not limited to:

• Self-Identity & Society
• Gender, Race and Class
• Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
• Underrepresented Women Groups- GLBTI Groups and Persons with Disabilities
• Feminist Pedagogies
• Women in Literature
• Feminist Science Studies
• Sociology of Gender
• Psychology of Women
• Women in European | American | Asian | History
• Women in World History
• Women and Peace in South Asia
• Women and Migration Patterns
• Women and the Environment
• Women's Movements and Activism
• Gender, Culture and Representation

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 Due recognition will be granted to the Best Oral and Poster presentations of each session, and the overall bests will also be awarded in addition. Students’ awards also are available for the top performers at presentations.

 Abstract submission deadline : 09th February 2017
Early bird Registration Deadline: 02nd March 2017

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Online Registrations at -

The Speakers joining hands with WCWS 2017 are as follows;

Chair - Diana J. Fox, PhD
Professor and Chairperson,
Department of Anthropology,
Journal of International Women’s Studies,
Bridgewater, USA

Keynote Speaker- Prof. Patricia Mohammed
Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies,
School for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of the West Indies,
Keynote Speaker- Dr. Ravi Verma
Regional Director
International Centre for Research on Women's (ICRW)
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Journal Publication:
Journal of International Women's Studies
ISSN 1539-8706
Executive Editors: Prof: Diana Fox & Prof: Cami Sanderson
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We look forward for your responses and kindly request from you to disseminate this mail among your colleagues.
Thank you and see you in Sri Lanka!
Contact us
3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies , Conference Secretariat,
#288/1/1, Old Kottawa Road, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 113 098 521/2
Hotline: +94 768 223 146
Fax: +94 112 835 571