Call for Papers: 3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017 [4 – 6 May, Colombo]: Submit by Feb 9

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4th – 6th May, 2017


Colombo, Sri Lanka

Hosting Partner

Bridgewater State University, USA

Academic Partners

Rikkyo University, Japan

Nepal Center for Contemporary Research

Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies – University of Karachi, Pakistan


We are pleased to inform you that the 03rd World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS 2017) will be held on 04th,05th & 06th May 2017, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Researchers are invited to send abstracts for all modes of Oral, Poster and Virtual Presentations.


Research areas suitable for paper submission include the following fields, but not limited to:

• Self-Identity and Society

• Gender, Race and Class

• Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective

• Underrepresented Women Groups- GLBTI Groups and Persons with Disabilities

• Feminist Pedagogies

• Women in Literature

• Feminist Science Studies

• Sociology of Gender

• Psychology of Women

• Women in European | American | Asian | History

• Women in World History

• Women and Peace in South Asia

• Women and Migration Patterns

• Women and the Environment

• Women’s Movements and Activism

• Gender, Culture and Representation

For further details, click HERE.


Due recognition will be granted to the Best Oral and Poster presentations of each session, and the overall bests will also be awarded in addition. Students’ awards also are available for the top performers at presentations.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 9th February 2017

Early bird Registration Deadline: 2nd March 2017

Submission Procedure

Submit Your Abstract at

Free Journal Publication

Journal of International Women's Studies ISSN 1539-8706

Executive Editors: Prof: Diana Fox & Prof: Cami Sanderson NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research

Print ISSN: 0803-8740

Online ISSN: 1502-394X

Conference Proceeding

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN: 2424-6743 in proceedings with a DOI number.

DOI prefix-10.17501.


The Key note Speakers joining hands with WCWS 2017 are as follows;

Diana J. Fox, PhD, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Anthropology, Journal of International Women’s Studies, Bridgewater, USA

Prof. Patricia Mohammed, Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, Chair, School for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

Dr. Ravi Verma, Regional Director, International Centre for Research on Womens (ICRW)


Address: 3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies, Conference Secretariat, #288/1/1, Old Kottawa Road, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

Tel: +94 113 098 521/2

Hotline: +94 768 223 146

Fax: +94 112 835 571


For further details, click HERE.

Call for Papers: 3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017

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