CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: international ladies academics in the united kingdom

CYGNA: Careers, mobility and belonging: international ladies academics in the united kingdom

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

Since going to your UK, we happen taking part in operating CYGNA. The community had been established in June 2014 being an initiative that is combined of Avgoustaki, Ling Eleanor Zhang, and Anne-Wil Harzing, later on joined by Shasha Zhao. The name CYGNA derives through the feminine form of the Latin term for SWAN (Supporting feamales in Academia system). The objective that is main of team would be to market conversation among feminine 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 variety of presentations and discussions that are informal. an overview that is quick of topics covered can be obtained right right right here. Annual meeting overviews with photos can here be found. In February 2018, We have began to compose up our conferences as blogposts therefore from February till June 2018 you will find reports on a mixture of present and older CYGNA conferences to my web log. a list that is full of 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 meeting ended up being organised by all of us from Royal Holloway and we also came across at their breathtaking Bedford Square building, found in the middle of Bloomsbury. Very convenient!

As always we’d a variety of regulars and attendees that are occasional. The periodic attendees are frequently academics whom result 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 in a roundabout way from Japan, she had been on a british journey, but nonetheless. Continue reading