[Easttimorstudies] 2nd Postgrad and ECR Winter School at UoW "Gender and Border Security" 30 June-1 July

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Thu Apr 6 09:32:04 EST 2006

>The Centre for Asia Pacific Social 
>Transformation Studies (CAPSTRANS), with the 
>support of the Asia-Pacific Futures Research 
>Network (APFRN), is calling for applications 
>from PhD students and Early Career Researchers 
>at Australian universities to participate in the 
>second CAPSTRANS Winter Workshop for Doctoral 
>Students and Early Career Researchers. This year 
>the theme of the workshop is Gender and Border 
>Security (30 June ­ 1 July 2006).
>The aim of the Workshop is:
>• To assist doctoral students and early career 
>researchers to enhance their academic knowledge 
>and expertise • Develop scholarly networks, and 
>• Work towards a peer-reviewed publication
>This 2 day workshop will be co-convened by 
>Lenore Lyons (CAPSTRANS) and Vera Mackie 
>(University of Melbourne). It will bring 
>together participants from different disciplines 
>working on a range of topics related to the 
>intersection of gender and border security in 
>the Asia-Pacific. Examples of such topics may 
>include but are not limited to the gendered 
>dimensions of international relations; ‘good 
>governance’ policies; border control policies; 
>foreign aid policies; NGO activities; and 
>'security' in the Asia-Pacific region.
>CAPSTRANS and the APFRN will endeavour to 
>support the full cost of travel and 
>accommodation from the home university in 
>Australia to Wollongong for all participants.
>Applications will be considered on a competitive 
>basis. The closing date for applications and 
>referee's reports is 5pm, Monday 1st May 2006. 
>The attached file contains further details about the application process.
>For further information about the Winter 
>Workshop, please contact Associate Professor 
>Lenore Lyons, Director, CAPSTRANS 
>(Lenore_Lyons at uow.edu.au) or Professor Vera 
>Mackie (vmackie at unimelb.edu.au).  Further 
>information is also available at our web-site: 

Interested researchers should note this follows on from the

The 16th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies 
Association of Australia (ASAA) which is also at 
University of Wollongong, Australia 26 - 29 June 2006 

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