Posted by: Julie McIntosh on Mar 22, 2012
This week's newsround includes articles on women in the boardroom and the impact of the UK Budget on women.
NEWS - SCOTLAND
NEWS - UK
Apprenticeships and Training Conference 2012
Thursday 29 March, Edinburgh
Emma Ritch, Project Manager at Close the Gap will be speaking at the Apprenticeship and Training Conference on gender stereotyping in educaiton and training and the impact on sustainable economic growth.
Scottish Women's Convention: Women and Their Vote
Thursday 5th April 2012, 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Menzies Hotel, 27 Washington Street, Glasgow G3 8AZ
This lively and interactive event will look at issues around the difference voting can make to the lives of women. A manifesto will also be launched, reflecting the key issues for women in advance of the Local Government elections in May. A light buffet and refreshments will be provided. If you would like to attend please email email@example.com or telephone 0141 248 8186.
Girls and digital culture: transnational reflections
Thursday 13th and Friday 14th September 2012
Kings College London, Strand Campus
This is an international interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Centre for Culture, Media and Creative Industries and the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College, London.
The conference seeks to bring together current research exploring the relationship between contemporary girlhood and digital culture, in a transnational frame. Drawing on approaches from the arts, humanities and social sciences, the conference will look at how contemporary transformations and transnational interconnections may be challenging existing social and cultural categories, power structures and global hegemonies.
Conference organisers can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org