Call for papers


1rt PAPER SESSION  April 8th         16.30/18.00

 Room 2.2: Gender and Identities

Christopher C. Deneen Masculinities in Primary Education: navigating a difficult terrain
Gracia Trujillo & Leticia Sabsay Discourses on diversity: silences and phantasms in education
Saray Ayala The Sex/Gender Distinction on the Ropes: The Plasticity of Mind, Body and Why Not, Sex
María Vaíllo & Mª Teresa Rabazas Gender and textbooks in the Spanish educational system. Research on sexism and education in Spain.
Miriam Prieto Egido & Natalia Reyes Ruiz de Peralta The construction of women identity between polyphony of models of femininity

Room 2.4: Gender and Identities

Annette Braun ‘Walking yourself around as a teacher’ – gender and embodiment in student teachers’ working lives
Marita Sánchez Moreno &  Mariana Altopiedi Women and University Management: constructing identities
Natacha Kennedy Transgender children: Extreme social and cultural exclusion.
M. A. Martínez, N. Sauleda & I. Lozano The presence of women at university
Sara Figueras  Social body construction: a gender approach


2nd PAPER SESSION April 8th         18.00/19.30

 Room 2.2: Gender and Subject choices in Education

Tuuli Niemi kurki & Anna- Maija Back to the right track. Wishes and assumptions on young women’s educational futures.
Monika Bosá & Katarína Minarovičová She-Teachers and He-Principals– The  Mirror Of Gender Segregation In Secondary Schools Environment
Ramón González-Piñal, Rafael García Pérez,  Mª Ángeles Rebollo, David del Río & Isidro Marín Identifying the gender and generation gap from parents attitudes: educational impact in Andalusia
Barbara Santoni  &  Davide Dèttore “An intervention against discrimination based on gender stereotypes and for prevention of homophobic bullyism in primary school in Italy”
Hanna Guttorm Sense of limits? Performing an ”own” choice (of the craft area)

 Room 2.4: Gender and Subject choices in Education

Luisa Vega, Mª Ángeles Rebollo, Ramón González del Piñal & Rafael García Conflicts on the construction of gender culture in the school thorough the teacher discourses
Lirba Cano & Hector Eduardo Robledo Latin girls from Barcelona: sexy bodies and good caretakers??
Fabienne Baider Interaction Patterns in a French Language Class: Gender-Related or Style-Related difference ?
Pilar Muñoz López Spanish artists in Education
Maj Asplund Carlsson , Margaretha Herrman,  Karin Högberg MA & Dr Carina Kullgren Educating for a market of masculinity Higher education of film producers and the film industry
Clare Wasson & Jackie Reilly Exploring constructions of gender, friendship and learning in the early years classroom.


3rd PAPER SESSION April 9th         11.30/13.00

 Room 2.2: Diversity within the feminist movement

Sonia Reverter Bañón Education on gender perspective, does it really work?
Patricia Martínez Feminisms and feminine knowledge: absence in the regulated spaces of education
Heidi Safia Mirza Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times: Researching Educational Inequalities
Miranda Christou Gendered Representations of National Pain
Maribel Ponferrada-Arteaga Gender, Migration and Education. Immigrant girls in California and Catalonia’s schools

Room 2.4: Breaking the Silence

Giulia Calvaresi, Elodie Migliorini, Elena Tosi & Rossano Bisciglie
 Iliana Noemí Palafox Luévano Hijas e hijos de mujeres maltratadas: Víctimas directas de la violencia de género.
Patricia Melgar Alcantud & Cristina Pulido Breaking the silence against gender violence: a right?
Sara I. Tapia Hernández Los malos tratos: el descubrimiento de la más vergonzosa discriminación
Carmen Viejo, Virginia Sánchez & Rosario Ortega Physical dating violence: prevalence and predictive factor for a sample of girls from the south of Spain
Carmen Viejo, Rosario Ortega, Javier Ortega-Rivera, Virginia Sánchez & Esther Vega Sexual harassment in dating relationships and associated variables: differences between boys and girls in an exploratory study with Spanish adolescents


4th PAPER SESSION April 9th         14.30/16.00

Room 2.2: Giving voices to the voiceless

Andrea Francisco Amat Coming out of the closet. Working on respect for diversity in sexual orientation through Media Education.
Roser Carmona, Rocío García & Itxaso Tellado.  Overcoming the barriers of the “other women” participation: transforming education and increasing their empowerment
Belén Sola Pizarro Hipatia,  a magazín that make the woman of Leon Prison
M. Susana Vázquez  ”Women and Education: ICT distant or ICT lovers?”

Room 2.4: Power and Difference

Zulema Frolow de la Fuente “El sagrado ministerio de la mujer”: Maternidad y educación en el espiritismo y la teosofía.
Kerstin Holmlund Two different female reformers facing poor children’s future: a comparative relational analysis of gender perspectives and social inequality during the industrialization period 1870 – 1910 in Sweden
Rose Lipton Redefining Equity through Difference: Controversy, Transgression and Toronto’s First Afrocentric School
Kristiina Brunila The projectisation as a new form of market-oriented identity politics

Room 4.1: Power and Difference

Chun-Yu Lin The Literacy programme as an institution to make differentiation between international marriage immigrants in Taiwan
Jacek Kornak Eve Kosofsky-Sedgwick’s queer (de)construction
Elina Ikävalko Gender Equality Planning and Construction of Subjectivities
Vina Adriany & Jo Warin Power Relations in Three Early Childhood Education Text Books in Indonesia


5th PAPER SESSION April 9th         16.15/18.00

 Room 2.2: Women Groups in Education

María Tomé, Luisa Vega, Ramón Gonzalez del Piñal La educación en valores interculturales desde la perspectiva del género. la influencia de la educación para la ciudadanía.
José Luis Aróstegui & Maria Àngels Subirats The Role of Women Determining Music Teacher Education in Spain: A Historical Approach
Yvette V. Lapayese “Mother-scholars: (Re)imagining new narratives of power and gender in the field of education”
Toñi Contreras,  Maria Padrós & Cristina Petreñas Romaní Girls in post compulsory secondary education. Barriers, facilities and consequences.
Rocío Mora  Storytelling from borders: experience and research findings of a narrative research in a school for adult in the Raval neigborhood.
Amalia Creus, Noemí Duran, Veronica Larrain, Alejandra Montané, Rocío Mora, Montserrat Rifà, Aida Sánchez de Serdio & Judit Vidiella Subaltern studies, feminism, and visual narrative research interact to reconstruct immigrant girls’ life stories in education

Room 2.4: Gendered lives and histories

Tarja Palmu Negotiating available femininities: Elisa’s story
Juana M. Sancho, Fernando Hernández, Laura Domingo & Amalia Creus The experience of being a woman in Spanish University: outlines and gestures
Maria dels Àngels Subirats Palmira Jaquetti a representative woman in our culture
A. Prades, S. Rodríguez, C. Cazalla, & L. Bernáldez Labour insertion of women university graduates in Catalonia: myths and realities on female discrimination at the workplace
Beatriz Cantero Do Science Museums in Catalonia show women’s work?
Arianna Sala & Manuel Luís de la Mata Autobiographical narrative and identity reflections: stories of 8 lesbian women

Time for the presentation of each abstract: 10 minutes

Discussion: 15 – 30 minutes in each session.


  • The coordination of each session will introduce the speakers and will inform about the rules to follow in the session.
  • After each presentation, there will be time for few questions to each speaker (maximum time for discussion: 5 minutes).
  • After the presentation of the last paper, there will be time for the final discussion of the session, moderated by the session coordinator.