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WomenBeing

By Lisa Settari

As we know, International Women’s Day (IWD) was once again celebrated on 8 March this year. On this occasion, the WomenBeing collective based in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, dedicated four days to its Second International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender Studies and the Status of Women. The conference took place at Queen Margaret University from 8 – 11 March 2020.

WomenBeing is at the same time a network, a database and an online magazine showcasing global feminist perspectives and research. It brings together feminists from across the globe, provides them with a platform for their ideas and research findings, and with opportunities for networking and exchanges. WomenBeing is active throughout the year (do check out their social media pages, they’re everywhere), but the conferences in 2017 and 2020, are undoubtedly a highlight of its existence. Continue reading

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