Announcing Our Conference Competition Winners

Since 2015 we have been running an annual competition to provide funds of up to £1000 per applicant for unfunded PhD students and postdocs (within three years of completion) to facilitate their attendance of, and participation in conferences. This was in recognition of the difficulties faced by ECRs in raising the funds required to take part in these events.

We’re pleased to announce our winners for the most recent round of the competition: 

  • Angeliki Balantani (University of Essex) Postdoctoral researcher, The International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Conference 2019 (Mannheim, Germany), The practice of positive evaluation as a transition between tasks in educational interaction.
  • Ana Carolina Barreto Balthazar (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)), Postdoctoral researcher, American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Vancouver, How global are right-wing movements: a comparison between UK, US and Brazil
  • Carol Ann Dixon (University of Birmingham), Postdoctoral Researcher, “Afroeuropeans: Black In/Visibilities Contested”: 7th Biennial Network Conference (Lisbon), Transforming Museums in Europe: Three Decolonial Interventions by Yinka Shonibare MBE
  • Nisa Goksel (Lund University), Postdoctoral Researcher, Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting (Boston, USA), Gendering Resistance: Multiple Faces of the Kurdish Women’s Struggle
  • Nadia Haq (University of Bristol), PhD Researcher, 4th International conference on Communication and Media Studies (Bonn, Germany), Rethinking Media Discourse on British Muslims: Public contestation and the democratic media
  • Hannah Elizabeth Martin (Northumbria University), PhD Researcher, The American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2019 (Washington, USA), Intersectionality in the archive: power structures, absences and scale in archival research of BAME seafarers in early twentieth century Britain.
  • Leah McCabe (University of Edinburgh), PhD Researcher, 3rd European Conference on Domestic Violence (Oslo, Norway), Framing, intersectionality and policy change: Domestic abuse policymaking in Scotland since 1998
  • Taylor McConnell (University of Edinburgh), PhD researcher, Third Annual Memory Studies Association Conference 2019 (Madrid, Spain), Erasing Yugoslavia, Ignoring Europe: The Perils of the Europeanisation Process in Contemporary Croatian Memory Politics
  • Alan Santinele Martino (McMaster University, Ontario), PhD Researcher, Nordic Network on Disability Research Conference (Copenhagen), “I haven’t played that field very much in my life”: The Experiences of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Navigating Sexual Fields
  • Jessie Speer (Syracuse University/Queen Marys), Postdoctoral Researcher, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (Washington, USA), Homelessness and the turbulent cycle of displacement

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