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Gender and Women’s Empowerment – rhetoric or reality?

Dr Karen Jones from the Institute of Education and Dr Claire Collins from Henley Business School are delighted to announce that booking is open for a conference they will be hosting at the University of Reading’s London Road Campus on Wednesday 26 June 2019.

The event comprises guest speaker talks interspersed with lively and engaging activities, discussions, a panel debate on the theme of ‘Gender and Women’s Empowerment – rhetoric or reality?’

Guest speakers include Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Oxford Brooks University who will talk about ‘Positive Action’ and Dr Kate Carruthers Thomas, Birmingham City University who will deliver a workshop called ‘Getting Graphic’.

Lunch will be provided during which there will be an art exhibition called ‘Feministo’ and a poster exhibition aimed at showcasing the diverse research and projects undertaken by staff and students at the University of Reading.

The event is free for students, staff and visitors to the University of Reading, however, registration is required online .


London Road, LO24 (Institute of Education)
4 Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX
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0118 378 8811