Genders and Feminisms in a Polarised World: Sustainability, Futures and Utopias

RINGS Conference and Annual Meeting 2019

October 2-4, 2019, Tallinn, Estonia

This call is for RINGS members. However, member organisations are encouraged to invite others towards extending membership, with particular emphasis on strengthening the participation of those from countries in the Global South.

RINGS, the International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies ( is a global association of centres of advanced gender studies. The participating centres span Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. Four RINGS assembly meetings and conferences have been held since the inauguration of RINGS in October 2014 at Örebro University: Prague (2015), Cape Town (2016), Reykjavik (2017) and Lisbon (2018). The fifth RINGS annual meeting and conference will be hosted by the Gender Studies Research Group at Tallinn University, Estonia.

Practical information:

Host organisation: Gender Studies Research Group, Tallinn University
Venue: Tallinn University, Uus-Sadama 5, 10120, Tallinn, Estonia
Registration fee: a minimum of 100 euros for institutions variable by location. The fee will support RINGS solidarity fund. Members from lower income countries can apply for funding from the solidarity fund to offset participation costs. Assistance from the solidarity fund is subject to sufficient availability of funds. Please contact conference organisers for possible assistance after June 15.
Accommodation and travel: Accommodation and travel costs are to be covered by the participants. The hosts will suggest accommodation options and arrange reduced prices.

Deadlines and important dates:

  • Abstracts of a maximum of 350 words are to be submitted by April 30, 2019 to rings2019tluee, with the subject line “RINGS abstract”
  • Acceptance notifications will be issued by May 31, 2019
  • Conference registration will open on June 1, 2019
  • Contact for inquiries:rings2019tluee

Pleas find the original call attached.


13 febbraio 2019


30 aprile 2019