CANCELED: Workshop: “Afghan good enough is good enough: Gender and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan,” Helen Kinsella, PIPES, April 28, 4-6pm

Tomorrow’s (4/28) PIPES session will unfortunately be canceled.  Helen Kinsella is sick and cannot travel.

The Program on International Politics, Economics, and Security (PIPES) will host:


Helen Kinsella

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Afghan good enough is good enough:

Gender and Counterinsurgency inAfghanistan”

Discussant: John Stevenson

Thursday April 28, 2011


PIPES meets from 4-6pm in PICK 506, 5828 S. University Avenue.

Please direct any comments or questions about PIPES to Felicity Vabulas at


2011 IREX/WWC Regional Policy Symposium: Gender in the 21st Century Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Application Deadline December 10

2011 IREX/WWC Regional Policy Symposium:


Application Deadline: December 10, 2010

IREX, in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Kennan Institute (WWC), is pleased to announce its 2011 Regional Policy Symposium, “Gender in the 21st Century Eastern Europe and Eurasia.”

The research symposium, supported by the United States Department of State (Title VIII Program), will bring American junior and senior scholars and members of the policy community together to examine and discuss gender and women’s issues in Eastern Europe and Eurasia from multi-disciplinary perspectives. Topics may include: education, migration, trafficking, women in politics, domestic violence, and economic opportunities, among others.

Junior scholars will be chosen based on a national competition to present their current research on the topic of the Symposium. Grants will be awarded to approximately ten junior scholars.

The Symposium is scheduled to take place April 5-8, 2011 in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and will involve two full days of reviews of current research projects, roundtable discussions, and the development of policy recommendations.

Technical Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be US citizens
  • Applicants must either be currently enrolled in an MA, MS, MBA, JD, or PhD program or have held a graduate degree for 10 years or less.  Applicants who hold an academic post must be pre-tenure.

Grant Provisions:

  • Round-trip airfare (provided by IREX through its travel office) and/or surface transportation from anywhere in the United States to the symposium site.
  • Meals and accommodations for the duration of the symposium.

To receive more information on the 2011 Regional Policy Symposium, please send e-mail inquiries to

Application materials are available on the IREX website at:

Symposium Program Evaluation Survey:

Anthropology of Europe Workshop: “Working Through Mass Incarceration: Gender and Politics of Prison Labor East to West,” January 27

January 27th
Dr. Lynne Haney
, Professor of Sociology, NYU; Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, NYU
Presentation Title: “Working Through Mass Incarceration: Gender and Politics of Prison Labor East to West”
**(Please note that this Workshop meeting will be held on Wednesday from 5-6:30pm at the Franke Institute for Humanities (in the Regenstein Library,1100 East 57th Street, JRL S-118) – a co-presentation with CEERES)

Anthropology of Europe site:

For a copy of the paper, please contact Owen Kohl at