Guest post by Dai O’Brien: The deaf delegate – experiences of space and time in the conference (BSL version included)

In this post, Dai O’Brien discusses spatial and temporal challenges that deaf academics face when attending conferences, and presents some preliminary thoughts from his funded research project on deaf academics. This post is accompanied by a filmed version of this post in British Sign Language.

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Guest post by @fergusgeocat: Conferencing with Fergus Cat

Fergus Cat, an early career researcher and part-time lecturer in Geography, was delighted to have an abstract accepted for a large, prestigious conference a few months ago. Join him as he embarks on his latest conference adventure.

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Guest post by Metaxia Pavlakou & Helen Walkington: Multidisciplinary undergraduate conferences – A new pedagogy for student learning?

In this post Metaxia Pavlakou and Helen Walkington introduce the ‘Get Published!’ project and discuss the possible learning gains of participation in multidisciplinary undergraduate research conferences by capturing the students’ voice.

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‘Feminist conference time’, or why feminist conferences feel so necessary and yet seem to get in the way of work

Emily Henderson discusses feminist conferences and temporalities, in relation to her new publication ‘Feminist conference time: aiming (not) to have been there’

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Guest post by Nidhi S. Sabharwal: Mind the Gap – Gendered and Caste-based Disparities in Access to Conference Opportunities

In an interview with Conference Inference editor Emily Henderson, Nidhi S. Sabharwal discussed inequalities of access to conference opportunities in India.

Figure 1: Participation in Conferences by Gender (in a high-prestige institution)
Figure 1: Participation in Conferences by Gender (in a high-prestige institution)

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Anniversary Guest Post by Valerie Hey: Conference Inference – a critical creative space for considering ‘the conference’

To mark the first anniversary of the ‘Conference Inference’ blog, we invited Valerie Hey, seasoned commentator of academic culture, to respond to the collective statement that the posts convey so far…

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