University of St Andrews, 31 May 2019, 10am – 5pm.
The topic for the first workshop will be structured around critical perspectives on menstruation, menstrual scholarship (in the humanities, sciences, and beyond), and menstrual discourse and policy, including the 2018 roll-out of the Scottish government plan to end period poverty. Speakers will present 'position papers' aimed at introducing their expertise, their critical take on menstruation, and their goals for the year. The afternoon will be dedicated to discussing collaboration, funding opportunities, and key research questions for the year.
Keynote speaker: Professor Sharra Vostral, Purdue University.
The event is free to attend but registration is required as spaces are limited.
We have a small caring fund , please apply with details/budget as you register.
We have a small travel bursary fund, please apply with details/budget as you register (note that this is meant for students, early career, unemployed and workers in precarious positions).
The event is supported by the St Andrews Institute for Gender Studies.