International Workshop in Sydney
Meryl Kenny and Fiona Mackay (Politics and IR) are off to Australia for an international workshop on feminism and institutionalism in Sydney, March 23-25.
The workshop, entitled Rethinking the dynamics of political institutions: integrating gender and neo-institutionalist perspectives brings together political scientists from the US, UK, Canada, Sweden and Australia to debate common interests in the role of institutions in political life. The workshop is the latest international event organised under the auspices of FIIN (Feminism and Institutionalism International Network) which is based at University of Edinburgh.
The workshop is supported by the Universities of New South Wales, Sydney, Sheffield and Edinburgh, and was funded in part by a British Academy - Australian British Academy - Academy of Social Sciences in Australia Joint Project Fund. It is organised by FIIN co-directors Louise Chappell (Sydney and NSW), Fiona Mackay (Edinburgh), Georgina Waylen (Sheffield) and FIIN co-ordinator Meryl Kenny (Edinburgh). See www.femfiin.com for more details.