Deadline: 30 October 2016
Knowledge Is Power (KIP) is seeking proposals for its Multidisciplinary Conference on “Discrimination and Sexual Harassment” to be held at the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut on March 31st and April 1st 2017. The conference will provide space for participants to explore multi- and cross-sector initiatives and partnerships to better mobilize and take action in the process of addressing discrimination and sexual harassment within our national and regional context.
In line with the objectives of the KIP project, the two-day conference strives to support and augment a multi-stakeholder dialogue concerning discrimination and sexual harassment related to gender and sexuality in Lebanon.
- The politics of discrimination
- Psychology of sexual harassment
- Spatial aspects of discrimination and sexual harassment
- Grassroots/civil society organizing against sexual harassment
- Experiences of discrimination
- Bodies, organization and representations of discrimination
- Economic impacts of harassment and discrimination
- Politics of space and sexuality in the context of discrimination
- The personal and political dynamics of identity and the experience of discrimination
- The role of international organizations in efforts against gender discrimination and harassment
- Intersectionality and discrimination
- Post-colonial critiques of discrimination and harassment
- Public administration policy and equity
- Connecting the global with local: transnational organizing for rights, health and human capabilities in relation to gender and sexuality
- Comparative assessment of legislation and institutional frameworks for managing equity
- Religiosity, organization and discrimination
- Local and international individuals, groups and/or organizations interested in taking part of the 2017 conference, are eligible to apply.
- Submitting a proposal relating to one of these four categories:
- Scholarly Research: presenting the findings of a research study
- Expert Panel Debate: bringing together a small group of experts to debate a central question
- Conference Subtheme Track: organizing your own track (i.e., a series of connected sessions) around a key question
- Training Workshop: organizing a skill-based training workshop
How to Apply
Proposals must be submitted online via given website.
For more information, please visit KIP.