1st International Mediterranean Conference on Women’s Studies

NOTE: The abstract submission has been now extended until January 26, 2020 due to requests from the potential participants.

“Being a Woman in Turkey in 2020″

We are pleased to announce that First International Mediterranean Conference on Women’s Studies, organized by Akdeniz University Department of Gender and Women’s Studies in collaboration with Akdeniz University Center for Gender and Women’s Studies, is to take place in Antalya 09-11 April 2020.

We invite proposals for presentations from disciplines under social sciences such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, communication, history, economics, business administration, law, education, nursery, and politics in particular with a specific focus on empirical studies from women’s studies perspective. The intention of the congress is to contribute to developing dialogues among researchers from various disciplines, discussing and popularizing contemporary topics and establishing policies on women’s problems. We are honored to welcome and host you in Antalya.

The congress welcomes all disciplines and subheadings are as follows:
KTC1- Violence Against Women
KTC2- Women in Working Life
KTC3- Women in Economics, Employement and Entrepreneur Ship
KTC4- Women in the Family
KTC5- Women’s health and Women’s work in Health Services
KTC6- Education and Women
KTC7- Health and Women
KTC8- Migration and Urbanization of Women
KTC9- Women in Rural
KTC10- Women and Religion
KTC11- Women in the History
KTC12- Law and Women’s Rights
KTC13- Women in Art and Literature
KTC14- Women in Politics and Public Administration
KTC15- Media, Communication Technologies and Women
KTC16- Women in the NGO

Organization Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Nurşen Adak
  • Prof. Dr. Kamile Kabukçuoğlu
  • Prof. Dr. Gönül Demez
  • Prof. Dr. Gözde Yirmibeşoğlu
  • Prof. Dr. Emine Uçar İlbuğa
  • Doç. Dr. Necla Öztürk
  • Doç. Dr. Ebru Akdoğu Arca
  • Doç. Dr. Gülay Yılmaz Diko
  • Doç. Dr. Zehra Yiğit
  • Doç. Dr. Öznur Körükçü
  • Doç. Dr. Ayşad Güdekli
  • Dr. Öğr. Ü. İlkay Kutlar

Scientific Committee

  • Nurşen Adak, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Aylin Akpınar, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Ebru Akdoğu Arca, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Reva Balcı Akpınar, Atatürk University, Turkey
  • Ingvild Aune, NTNU, Norway
  • Özlem Balkız, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
  • Mutlu Binark, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Aksu Bora, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Ayşenur Büyükgöze, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey
  • Nilüfer Cengiz, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Gülfem Çakır, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Gönül Demez, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Bedia Demiriş, İstanbul University, Turkey
  • Gülhan Demiriz, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
  • Gülay Yılmaz Diko, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Yıldız Ecevit, METU, Turkey
  • Gørill Haugan, NTNU, Norway
  • Ayşad Güdekli, Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Turkey
  • Ayşe Gündüz Hoşgör, METU, Turkey
  • Havva Işık, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Emine Uçar İlbuğa, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Kamile Kabukçuoğlu, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Meryem Koray, Yıldız Teknik University, Turkey
  • Gülser Kayır, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • İlkay Kutlar, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Şenay Leyla Kuzu, Gaziantep University, Turkey
  • Öznur Körükçü, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Belkis Kümbetoğlu, Beykent University, Turkey
  • Çağlar Özbek, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Turkey
  • Dejana Prnjat, Novi Sad University, Serbia
  • Necla Öztürk, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Esra Burcu Sağlam, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Ayşe Saktanber, METU, Turkey
  • Sali Saliji, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
  • Serpil Sancar, Ankara University, Turkey
  • E. Fulya D. Sarvan, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Serap Suğur, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Zerrin Sungur, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Ebru Nalan Sülün, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Münevver Tekcan, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Meral Timurturkan, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Turkey
  • Aslıhan Doğan Topçu, Mersin University, Turkey
  • İnci User, Acıbadem University, Turkey
  • Gülriz Uygur, Ankara University, Turkey
  • Sharon Wilson, Tunku Abdul Rahman University, Malaysia
  • Ayşen Wolff, Giresun University, Turkey
  • Uğur Günay Yavuz, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Halime Ünal, Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
  • Netice Yıldız, EMU, Northern Cyprus
  • Zehra Yiğit, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Şerife Gözde Yirmibeşoğlu, Akdeniz University, Turkey

Abstract Submission

Abstracts written in Turkish or English should consist of at least 400 words and they should be submitted to the congress secretariat (ktckongre@gmail.com) by 26 JANUARY 2020, taking into account the rules of abstract guideline. Authors whose abstracts have been accepted to the congress are required to fill in the registration form and register for the congress until 16 MARCH 2020 and deposit the registration fee.

Preparation of Abstract

Semantic and spelling mistakes are under the responsibility of the authors as there will not be any corrections made by the Congress Organizing Committee. Abstracts should be prepared in accordance with the rules stated in the abstract guideline: The abstracts should be written in Turkish or English using at least 400 words. Abstracts should include the aim, scope and importance of the study, originality, theoretical basis of the study, methods used in the research, data collection techniques, findings, conclusions and recommendations. At least 3 or 5 keywords should be included. Manuscripts should be written using MS Word 2007 or with a newer version word processing program. They should be typed in single-spaced, with Times New Roman 10 font, using A4 page structure.  The name of the institution should be written as a footnote at the bottom of the first page. If there is more than one author, of the name of the institution, or if they are from the same institution but from different departments, also the name of the department should be given as footnotes numbered in respect to the surnames of the authors. If the institution is a university, the names of the university, faculty and department should be indicated. Name SURNAME of the author (s) should be written in 10 point size bold and centered. The name of the author who does the presentation should be underlined and no academic titles should be used within the names. Applicants may apply with a maximum of two studies as the first author.