Executive Committee Vacancy: General Committee Member

Deadline for applications:  31st July 2020 We are recruiting a new General Committee Member for the FSA Executive Committee. General Committee Member The General Committee member sits on the executive committee and does not have a specified area of responsibility but does contribute fully to all general executive committee activity, including committee meetings and email liaison.…

Executive Committee Vacancy: Communications Officer (Social Media)

Deadline for applications:  31st July 2020 We are recruiting a new Communications Officer (Social Media) for the FSA Executive Committee. FSA Communications Officer (Social Media) The FSA Communications Officers disseminate FSA and members’ news, promote the Association and our schemes, and stimulate discussion of feminist issues through sharing content on our website and via our social…

Publication of Winning and Shortlisted Entries from the FSA Student Essay Competition 2019

We are very pleased to announce that the winning and shortlisted entries from the FSA 2019 Student Essay Competition have now been published in the Journal of International Women's Studies. This special issue showcases the diversity of innovative work that is being carried out by emerging feminist scholars in the UK and Ireland. The FSA…

Call for Blogposts: Feminism and the Academy During COVID-19

Politicians might say that ‘the virus does not discriminate’; however, the emerging picture of how COVID-19 is affecting different social groups tells another story. BME communities have suffered a disproportionate number of deaths; incidents of domestic abuse have increased; demand at food banks has increased; and new social divisions, such as between those who have…

Launch of the FSA Student Essay Competition 2020

FSA is delighted to announce that the 2020 FSA Student Essay Competition is now open for applications Deadline: Friday 3 July 2020 To encourage a new generation of feminist scholars, the FSA sponsors an annual student essay competition for work which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice. After an initial shortlisting…

Executive Committee Vacancy: Communications Officer

Deadline for applications: 22nd May 2020 We are recruiting a new Communications Officer for the FSA Executive Committee. FSA Communications Officer The FSA Communications Officers disseminate FSA and members’ news, promote the Association and our schemes, and stimulate discussion of feminist issues through sharing content. You will work alongside another Communications Officer to share responsibility for managing…

Executive Committee Vacancy: Book Prize Officer

Deadline Extended to Friday 15 May 2020 The FSA is recruiting a Book Prize Officer for the Executive Committee. We are currently in the process of relaunching the Book Prize in a new sponsor partnership with Emerald, and we need a Book Prize Officer to organise and run the scheme. Key responsibilities include: Liaising with…

FSA Student Essay Competition 2019 — Results

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the FSA Student Essay Competition 2019 is Veronica Heney. Veronica’s winning essay is titled: ‘Unending and uncertain: thinking through a phenomenological consideration of self-harm towards a feminist understanding of embodied agency’. Veronica is a PhD student at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health at the University of…

FSA and GSRC Joint Statement

Statement re: 16 October ‘Feminist Dilemmas, Feminist Hope’ event Our ‘Feminist Dilemmas, Feminist Hope’ event on 16 October was disrupted by a member of the audience shouting hate-filled transphobic speech and repeatedly attempting to close down existing discussion. The majority of the audience left the lecture theatre in protest at this attack whilst security was…

FSA Mentoring Scheme Launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of the FSA mentoring scheme. The FSA Mentoring Scheme aims to foster a strong feminist community that encourages supportive and collegial relationships between members of the Association. The scheme is for FSA members who have passed their PhDs and are early- or mid-career scholars. They will be paired…