Women's psychology conference

‘Queen Bee’s’ in the work place, martial quality of arranged marriages and flirting at work are just some of the topics to be discussed at the British Psychological Society Psychology of Women Section Annual Conference from the 13-15 July, Cumberland Lodge, Berkshire, SL4 2HP.

Female psychology experts and feminist academics from all over the world will meet to discuss issues and the latest research. Keynote speakers are:

•Professor Jan Burns, Canterbury Christchurch University, UK
‘Psychology of women in the UK: Toxin or Tonic’

•Professor Michelle Fine, City University of New York, USA
‘Shrinking State, engorging breasts –how girls and women become hyper-responsible and punished when the state retreats from collective well-being’

•Dr Gail Lewis, Open University, UK
‘In the absence of truth at least not the lie: travels toward self, other and relatedness’
Other research being presented includes: (What appears here will depend on what we manage to get drafted –will add their institutions later)

The full programme and booking information can be accessed here.