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"Gender and Migration: Changes and Challenges"

International Conference 2013


Organized by Gender Research Centre (GRC) & Gender Studies Programme (GRS),

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-organized by Women's Studies Centre, Peking University (PKU)

and Institute for Women's Studies, Keimyung University (KMU)


9-11 December 2013, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Conference Website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/hkiaps/grc/conference2013




Proposed sub-themes include-


  • Theories of gender & migration
  • Innovative research methods on gender & migration
  • Cross-border marriages and families
  • Migration law, policies and citizenship
  • Gender, migration & health
  • Gender, migration & parenthood
  • Gender, migration & elderly support
  • Gender, migration & sexualities
  • Gender, migration & labour market outcomes
  • Gender, migration & social capital
  • Gender, migration & development
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT),   gender & migration
  • Skills, education, gender & migration




Important dates-

Deadline of abstract submission - 17 June 2013 (The abstract submission form can be downloaded from the conference website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/hkiaps/grc/conference2013 )

Announcement of acceptance - by end of July 2013

Conference date - 9-11 December 2013

A selected number of papers will be invited to contribute to an edited volume. Invitation will be sent individually after the conference.


Language- The conference language will primarily be in English.


Registration fee- USD150 (Includes two lunches on 10 Dec and 11 Dec and all coffee breaks during the conference, and a full set of abstracts).  Students and representatives from NGOs etc will receive a discounted rate.  


Accommodation- There are a number of hotels in the vicinity of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Special rates will be negotiated, but participants are responsible for making reservations and payments directly with the hotels. Accommodation information will be uploaded on the conference website as soon as possible.


Conference Secretariat-

Gender Research Centre (GRC)

Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Shatin, New Territories,


Contact person: Sally Lo

Email: grcentre@cuhk.edu.hk

Website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/hkiaps/grc/conference2013

Tel: (852)3943-8775

Fax: (852)2603-5215

Gender Research Centre
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, New Territories
Hong Kong
Tel: (852)3943 8775
Fax: (852)2603 5215