Call for Papers, Panels and Posters: Gendering Transformations: Feminist Knowledge Production and Trans/national Activist Engagement (Event, 01/2020, Taipei City/Taiwan); by: 29.02.2020

7th Sino-Nordic Women and Gender Studies Conference (Web)

Time: 28.-30.10.2020
Venue: National Central Library, Taipei City, Taiwan
Proposals by: 29.02.2020

The conference will be a much needed gathering of socially-concerned scholars and activists who are thinking about and interfering into the intersectional inequalities, injustices, and exploitations.

One of the topics of the conference is Gender, Arts and Institutions: Libraries and Museums where librarians, information specialists, curators, archivists and museum workers or others engaged in relevant fields are especially welcome to submit posters, panel proposals, or individual abstracts. The aim of this topic of the conference is mainly knowledge and experience exchange, so there will be no requirements to send in a whole paper if accepted. This can include but is not limited to:

  1. Bodies and Embodiments
  2. Gender and Care
  3. Gender and Politics
  4. Gender and/in Media
  5. Gender and/in Education
  6. Gender and Ableism
  7. Gender and/in Social Movements
  8. Gender, Medicine and Technology
  9. Gender, Economy, Work and Welfare
  10. Intimacies, Forms and Affects
  11. States, Regions and Globalizations
  12. Politics of Feminist Knowledge Production
  13. Feminisms and/ in Histories and Literatures
  14. Feminisms in Transition: Theories and Practices
  15. Migration Processes /Race/Gender/Class
  16. Gender, Arts and Institutions: Libraries and Museums

The language of the conference will be English. Authors are invited to submit panel proposals or individual abstracts proposals to the Conference Submission System (Web) or by using the Session Proposal Form by February 29, 2020. The abstract should be in English and have a length of approximately 300-500 words.

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: February 29, 2020
Author Notification: April 30, 2020
Registration Open: May 1, 2020


National Central Library, Taiwan
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
Taiwanese Feminist Scholars Association

For questions or further information about the conference, especially the topic Gender, Arts and Institutions: Libraries and Museums, please contact Inga-Lill Blomkvist, NIAS Library & Information Centre, at