In this post, Kate Carruthers Thomas presents a searing pastiche of ‘top tips’ guides on attending conferences, illustrated with her own cartoon sketches.
In this post, Roma Smart Joseph reflects on the integration of participatory conferences for regional research partners into a national study of diversity and discrimination in higher education in India.
In this piece Liz Jackson explores the gendered nature of unwanted touching at conferences and reflects on the publication of her recent article “The Smiling Philosopher: Emotional labour, gender and harassment in conference spaces”
In this post, Emily Henderson sets out a framework for more critically engaged conferencing, and reflects on how to ‘infiltrate’ professional development sessions with conferences research.
In this post James Burford explores what objects might teach us about conferences and the people who attend them.
In this post Dr. Anita Perkins reflects on what it’s like to find yourself returning to academic life via conferences, and the peculiar joys of forming ‘conferenceships’ with new contacts.
In an update on the ‘In Two Places at Once’ research project, Emily Henderson writes about the multiple and diverse forms of care that are involved when academics attend conferences.