New and Emerging Research within Gender and Feminist Geography

This session is aimed at postgraduates and early career researchers who would like an opportunity to present their research in a supportive and constructive academic environment, and at researchers at all stages of their careers that are interested in presenting papers that actively engage with discussions on current and emerging theoretical or methodological innovations in the field of feminist and gender geography.

‘Gender and Feminist Geographies’ is intended to cover a broad spectrum of research; papers are welcome from any area of feminist and gender geographical inquiry, with the aim of bringing together current and emerging themes, issues and approaches. Papers would are especially welcome that explore how current and emerging themes within feminist and gender geography are interconnected with other areas of geographical thought and practice, such as economic, social, historical and cultural geographies, in line with this year’s conference theme, Nexus.

Abstract submission:

Please email prospective contributions or any queries to Eveleigh Buck-Matthews ( and Heather Jeffrey ( The deadline for submission is Sunday 14th February 2016.  Please include:

  • A title for your presentation;
  • An abstract of max 150 words;
  • Your name, affiliation and contact details (email address).