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  • International Women's Day Conference March 7th 2014

International Women's Day Conference, March 7th 2014

Announcement

 

  

 

Gender Equality and Career Development in Arts and Humanities

A free one-day conference, hosted by the Research Institute of Arts and Humanities and the Centre for Research into Gender and Culture in Society, Swansea University. 

Read the conference report here.

 

 

 

Programme

Friday 7 March 2014, College of Arts & Humanities, Swansea University

PROGRAMME

9.00-9.45

Registration and Coffee Ice-breaker: use your badge to find someone you don't know and strike up a conversation!

James Callaghan Bdg, Basement Foyer

CV Makeover: Hand in your CV to our Registration Desk for an experienced training professional to cast their eye over! (Collect at lunchtime)

Feedback - we ask you to leave us feedback via our Video Booth, SurveyMonkey or hard copy questionnaire in your pack - this is a condition of our British Academy funding and has allowed us to offer the event free of charge to delegates

9.45-10.00

Welcome (Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, PVC, Equalities and Professor John Spurr, Head of COAH)

10.00-10.50

Session A1 So You Want to be a Media Don?

Suzanne Oakley offers insights into the world of journalism, and how academics can promote their work to a non-specialist audience (repeats at 2pm)

James Callaghan B02/3

Session A2 Valuing Flexible Working (Eiri Thomas, Charlie James and colleagues from HR)

Faraday E

(repeated later)

 

followed at 10.30 by

 

Session A3 Your Academic or Professional CV: Top Tips (HR/APECS Colleagues)

Faraday E

(repeated later)

 

Session A4 Publish or be Damned

Professor Trish Skinner explores publication opportunities and how to develop your portfolio (repeated later)

RIAH Boardroom 4th Floor, Keir Hardie Bdg

The De-Stress Zone is Open for Business!

JC122A - please book at Registration Desk

 

The Video Booth is open - see below

11.00-11.25

Session B1 Women's Academic Time: a round table

Discussion exploring the different routes to career advancement within and across arts subjects (Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy and colleagues)

JC B02/3

Session B2 Have a Voice!!

Rona Campbell, professional voice coach, leads a session on developing voice skills (repeated later)

Faraday Lecture Theatre

The De-Stress Zone is Open for Business! JC122A - please book at Registration Desk

 

Grants for Research advice desk

Dr Nathan Roger, RIAH, will be on hand to offer advice to the ECR

RIAH Boardroom, 4th Floor, Keir Hardie Bdg

11.25-11.50

Coffee and Networking

James Callaghan Basement Foyer

12.00-12.50

KEYNOTE: "Spa(ce) for Women" Professor Christina Slade, Vice-Chancellor, Bath Spa University

James Callaghan Lecture Theatre

1.00-2.00

LUNCH: a sandwich buffet with tea, coffee and juices will be offered in the Basement Foyer - delegates are invited to meet senior women from Classics, English, History, Languages and Literature and Politics & Cultural Studies - JC B02/03 and B04 are available as breakout rooms

CV Makeover: Hand in your CV to our Registration Desk for an experienced HR professional to cast their eye over! (Collect at teatime)

The De-Stress Zone is Open till 3.00pm - see below JC122A - please book at Registration Desk

2.00-2.25

Session C1 The British Academy and the ECR (Dr Chris Millington (PDF 2007-2010) and colleagues) - an opportunity to hear from a recent PDF, and to meet others in an informal discussion

JC B02/3

Session C2 Your Academic or Professional CV (repeat: see above for details)

JC 208

Session C4 Publish or be Damned (repeat: see above for details)

Faraday D

 

OR

Session C5 Have a Voice! (repeat: see above for details)

Faraday H

Session C6 So You Want to be a Media Don? (repeat: see above for details)

Faraday K

 

 

The Video Booth is still open - see below!

2.25-2.50

Session C3 Valuing Flexible Working (repeat: see above for details)

JC 208

3.00-3.30

Session D1 Asking for Promotion: Top Tips (Julie Jones, HR)

JC208

Session D2 How is your Equalities Awareness? Take the Harvard Implicit Association Test!

https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/uk/

Self-service session in rooms JC B02/03 and JC122A with limited computer terminals, these rooms close at 4pm.

Grants for Research advice desk  re-opens

(see above for details)

 

3.30-4.00

Tea, Welshcakes and Networking - and an opportunity to leave your thoughts on the day in our Video Booth

JC Basement Foyer

Feedback - we ask you to leave us feedback via our Video Cave, SurveyMonkey or hard copy questionnaire in your pack - this is a condition of our British Academy funding and has allowed us to offer the event free of charge to delegates

 

10.00-3.00

De-Stress Zone: Cheryl from Oasis Therapies offers 10-minute Indian head and neck massage to sooth away your cares (JC 122A) - please sign up at the registration desk and take a client consultation form to pre-fill if you wish to enjoy this treat!

 

10.00-4.00

Video Booth: please come and give us your brief thoughts on the day - put your voice training or media don session into practice!

 

POSTERS: The British Academy; "Swansea Women: they're worth it"; Swansea University Research Institute of Arts & Humanities

 

FOR DELEGATES STAYING ON IN SWANSEA ON FRIDAY EVENING

You are also cordially invited to a wine and soft drinks reception, hosted by

GENCAS, The Centre for Research into Gender and Culture in Society

from 5pm-6pm in the JC Basement Foyer

 

We acknowledge the generous support of the British Academy 

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Registration Form

There is no cost for this conference, which has been  funded by the British Academy. However, for purposes of adminstration, you are requested to fill in an  IWD 2014 REGISTRATION FORM  and send it to Trish Skinner (p.e.skinner@swan.ac.uk).