CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign females academics in britain

CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign females academics in britain

Anne-Wil Harzing – Sat 2 Jun 2018 11:49 (updated Wed 17 Apr 2019 19:22)

Since going to your UK, we have already been associated with operating CYGNA. The community had been created in June 2014 as an initiative that is combined of Avgoustaki, Ling Eleanor Zhang, and Anne-Wil Harzing, later on accompanied by Shasha Zhao. The title CYGNA derives through the feminine type of the Latin word for SWAN (Supporting feamales in Academia system). The primary goal regarding the team would be to market relationship among female academics situated in the London area and also to offer a forum for learning, help, and networking.

We typically hold four to five conferences per year with a mixture of presentations and casual talks. a fast breakdown of the subjects covered can be bought right right here. Yearly meeting overviews with photos can be located here. In February 2018, We have began to compose up our conferences as blogposts therefore from February till June 2018 you will discover reports on a variety of present and older CYGNA conferences on my weblog. a complete directory of the blogposts of y our mid 2014 to mid 2018 conferences can be bought at CYGNA: Resource collection for the summertime holiday breaks.

fifteenth conference 17 March 2017 (Royal Holloway)

Our March 2017 conference was organised by all of us from Royal Holloway and now we came across at their beautiful Bedford Square building, found in the center of Bloomsbury. Very convenient!

As always we’d a variety of regulars and attendees that are occasional. The periodic attendees are usually academics whom originate from a long way away, such as for instance Natalie Willmot whom joined up with us from Sheffield and Miyuki Takino whom joined up with us from Japan, well circuitously from Japan, she ended up being for a british journey, yet still. Continue reading “CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: foreign females academics in britain”