International Conference on Gender Research, Portugal, April 2018

International Conference on Gender Research, Portugal, April 2018

Call Status

Deadline for Participation


This is a first call for papers for the International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2018), being hosted by ISCAP - Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal on the 12-13 April 2018.

This call will close on the 10th August 2017

Contact, Dr. Lynne Devnew, Senior Research Fellow, Women and Leadership Group,

In today’s changing society researchers across many disciplines have started to focus on the impacts and issues relating to gender. ICGR 2018 provides an opportunity for anyone researching gender issues across the full spectrum of social sciences to come together to publish and present their work. ICGR 2018 will be a multidisciplinary event with participants from around the world sharing research which expresses both common experiences as well as those which are unique to each circumstance.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

·         Gender and social inclusion

·         Gender and ICT

·         Gender and education

·         Gender and democracy

·         Gender equality

·         Gender in the workplace

·         Women’s empowerment in science and in other areas

·         Feminist studies

·         Men and masculinities

For a full list of topics and further information please see:

This conference will create an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants researching gender in various social science domains to share their work. Academic research, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches. PhD Research, proposals for roundtable discussions, non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited.

Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The Proceedings have an ISSN, ISBN and will be submitted for indexing in the Thompson Web of Science and Scopus and they are listed in the EBSCO database.