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Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2019

The Annual ESRC Midlands Graduate School DTP Conference, 2019

'Intersectionality and Identity in the Social Sciences'

Wednesday 19th June 2019, 9.30am-5.00pm

University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH

The ESRC Midlands Graduate School is hosting an academic conference under the theme of ‘Intersectionality and Identity in the Social Sciences.’

Intersectionality considers the interconnected nature of social stratifications such as race, class, gender, age, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc, and how they shape our identity and everyday lived experiences.

Topics at the conference may include discrimination, political resistance, multiculturalism, gender politics and belonging and loss in a transnational world.

Call for Papers (CFP)

The Midlands Graduate School Conference (2019) invites postgraduate students and early-career researchers to send abstracts under the theme of ‘Intersectionality and Identity in the Social Sciences’. Paper formats include presentations, posters, and round table discussions. This is an interdisciplinary theme that covers a range of subjects, including geography, history, politics, law and sociology, among others.

For further details please see the Call for Papers (CFP).

Key note speaker: TBA.

Registration 9.30-10am.

Lunch 1-2pm.

Conference will end at approximately 5pm.

Free lunch and refreshments are included.


The conference is free to attend. Please see the Eventbrite page to register your attendance for the conference.

Following registration, please email mgspg2019 at leicester dot ac dot uk with any accessibility or dietary requirements.

There will also be an optional post-conference meal in the evening to talk with conference hosts and speakers. Let us know via the above email if you would like to come.

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To register your attendance at the conference please complete the registration form at our Eventbrite page.