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Unequal Academia?

Posted by lostincci on May 8, 2013

Professor Ros GillThe Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries’ Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis Rosalind Gill will be speaking at Manchester Business School on 5 June 2013, as part of a day conference concerned with the position of women in academia. Her talk will draw on her much-read article on the ‘hidden injuries’ of the neoliberal University, and a forthcoming paper in the Journal of Cultural Economy.  
This event, organised by Marianna Fotaki, highlights the continued inequalities in higher education in Europe, where only 15 % of professorships are held by women, and women are disproportionately to be found in the lowest paid and most precarious parts of the Academy.

For the latest research about this subject see The Times Higher Education article by Jack Grove on 2 May 2013:  http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/features/the-global-gender-index/2003517.fullarticle

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