We are very grateful to the University of Reading for supporting Dr Mara Oliva and Dr Darius Wainwright’s Women & BAME Women in US Foreign Policy Initiative as part of the  BISA US Foreign Policy Group‘s Annual Conference to be held at the Department of History, University of Reading on 3/4 September, 2020.

The conference is looking at sponsoring a panel consisting of Women and BAME Women addressing gender and race issues in US foreign policy. A call for papers will be sent out in April 2020 to invite participants to present new and original research work on topics such as, but not limited to: Using American soft power to support women and girls, the Role of Women in Forging Peace and Stability, Women In Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings, Economic Growth & Participation of Women, Women’s Health and the racial dimensions of US foreign policy.

More information coming soon! Follow this space.