Early Career Researcher Conference: Gender, sexuality and young people

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Early Career Researcher Conference
Gender, sexuality and young people: After No Outsiders Date: 9th December, 2014, 10..00am – 16.30pm
Venue: University of York, Berrick Saul Building, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD

This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together Early Career Researchers whose work explores issues around gender, sexuality, and young people. It is intended to be a friendly forum in which Early Career Researchers can feel supported to present their initial findings and discuss their project design or ethical issues. It additionally aims to support the writing of abstracts for individual papers and to identify themes for symposia at next year’s BERA annual conference which will be held in Belfast.

Abstracts of no longer than 250 words should be submitted to events@bera.ac.uk by Friday 7th November 2014. Lunch, coffee and light refreshments will be served on the day.

Topics for discussion might include, but are not limited to:
– Gendered and sexual diversity in schools
– Experiences of LGBT young people
– Sex and Relationships education and policy
– Childhood and heteronormativity
Up to 16 participants (BERA members) will be reimbursed up to £15 each upon presentation of travel receipts (priority given to unfunded PhD students and then on a first-come, first-serve basis). Non-members will be reimbursed up to £10 (unfunded PhD students and then on a first-come, first-serve basis).
Book your place at the event online below: www.bera.ac.uk/events

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