International conference

Gender equality in CEE countries: Policies and practices 2020

Institutional change through implementation of GEPs at the RPOs and RFOs
in the CEE countries

 

Lithuanian social research centre (LSRC) and Vilnius University are organizing international conference “Gender equality in CEE countries: Policies and practices 2020 / Institutional change through implementation of GEPs at the RPOs and RFOs in the CEE countries”, sponsored by the Research Council of Lithuania.

The aim of the conference is to bring together promoters and implementers of the Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) focused H2020 projects and researchers exploring gender issues in science in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).  You can find more about the conference here.

We invite you to take part in the hybrid conference by either giving oral online or in situ presentation at one of the conference sessions or without presentation.

Conference is free, but registration is mandatory. You can register for the conference here.

Conference sessions:

Removing barriers to the recruitment, retention and career progression of women researchers
Addressing gender imbalances in decision making processes
Integrating the gender dimension in research and innovation content

 

Abstracts for the presentation at one of the conference sessions should be sent to (conference@lstc.lt) by 29 Oct, 2020.

The submission should be written in English and include:

  • Title of the session you are going to participate with the presentation
  • name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s) and position(s), and e-mail address for further contacts
  • title of the presentation
  • short summary of your work (up to 300 words)
  • 3-5 keywords

You will receive our response regarding acceptance of your paper for presentation at the conference by 3 Nov, 2020.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference book.

Selected conference papers will be published in special issue of Public Policy and Administration. All articles will pass rigorous double-blind peer-review process, and will be published as open access. It will follow conditions under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) Licence. The submission and publishing is free of charge.

Declare your intention to submit the paper by sending the abstract to the Editor-in-chief Paulina Budryte (paulina.budryte@ktu.lt) by December 4, 2020.
The abstract: brief, but convincing presentation of general idea, theoretical and methodological backgrounds, and the main findings / results (250-300 words).

Deadline for submitting the full article is January 15, 2021.
The paper: well prepared manuscript (up to 7000 words); references in APA.
See https://vpa.ktu.lt/index.php/PPA/about/submissions#authorGuidelines for more details.