garciaThis event is part of the GARCIA project, which has been funded by the 7th European Framework Programme. The conference is entitled „Early academic careers in times of uncertainty: Challenges for gender equality policies and practices“ and will take place in Lausanne from 24 to 25 November 2016.

Concerned with fighting against gender stereotypes and promoting an egalitarian gender culture in seven different European universities, the GARCIA project (Gendering the Academy and Research: Combating career Instability and Asymmetries) will end in January 2017. This event is the Swiss national conference of the project.

The main results of the GARCIA project will be presented, along with papers from various Swiss higher education and research institutions and other invited speakers.

Sessions will address the socio-historical aspects of academic careers, and the effects of gender equality policies in the Swiss context.

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