Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences

What impact does women’s limited presence in key fields of research have upon our capacity to grapple with social and political change? And if gender is ignored as an analytic category, can the social sciences make a meaningful contribution to understanding or resolving issues of gender inequality in society?

The convenors of this conference in Canberra in November 2016 (see extended call for papers below) are especially seeking historians to present case studies of how our understanding of fundamental questions has been improved by the application of a gender lens.

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