THE SUCCESS STORY OF THE 7th WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN’S STUDIES 2021 (WCWS 2021)

The 7th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2021 (WCWS 2021) was held from 20th – 22nd of May in Virtual Platform under the theme “Transnational Feminisms–Contexts, Collaborations, Contestations: Toward a Liveable Planet.” The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka and hosted by the Asian-African Association for Women, Gender, and Sexuality (AAAWGS) with Bridgewater State University, USA and Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan.

The conference united diverse researches and case studies from all over the world, in parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities. Moreover, the conference welcomed 80+ Academicians, Researchers, Scholars, Activists and Professionals from + across the globe.

INAUGURATION CEREMONY AND KEYNOTE SPEECH

The opening remarks of WCWS 2021 were made by Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka) and the Conference Co-Chairs, Prof. Diana J. Fox (Professor and Chairperson, Department of Anthropology, Journal of International Women’s Studies, Bridgewater State University, United States) and Prof. Kamala Liyange (Emeritus Professor, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka). Representing hosting partner universities, Dr. Naoki Suzuki (Associate Professor, Department of Health and Sport Science, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan) addressed the gathering. The keynote speaker was Dr. Sandya Hewamanne (Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Essex, United Kingdom).

RESOURCE PERSONS

diana j fox phd

DIANA J. FOX, PHD

| CONFERENCE CO-CHAIR |

Professor and Chairperson
Department of Anthropology,
Journal of International Women’s Studies,
Bridgewater State University,
USA.

kamala liyanage

PROF. KAMALA LIYANGE

| CONFERENCE CO-CHAIR |

Emeritus Professor,
University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

dr. sandya hewamanne

DR. SANDYA HEWAMANNE

| KEYNOTE SPEAKER |

Professor, Department of Sociology,
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Director-IMPACT Global Work,
Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bangladesh
Fellow, Independent Social Research Foundation, Netherlands (2020-21).

malieka farah deeba malik

MALIEKA FARAH DEEBA MALIK

| STORYTELLER |

Senior Assistant Professor Law/Head of Department,
LL.M in International Economic Law (Warwick),
Bahria University,
Pakistan.

michelle mueller

MICHELLE MUELLER

| STORYTELLER |

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies,
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA,
USA.

dr. nooraini youp

NOORAINI YOUP

| STORYTELLER |

Director/Senior Lecturer
Open University Malaysia
Taiping Learning Center
Malaysia.

DR. ABIGAIL O. AKANDE

| STORYTELLER |

Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation & Human Services
The Pennsylvania State University – Abington College
United States.

PLENARY PANEL ON “CHALLENGES AND POSSIBILITIES: GENDER, FEMINISM, AND SEXUALITY IN JAPAN”

DIANA J. FOX, PHD

| MODERATOR |

Professor and Chairperson
Department of Anthropology,
Journal of International Women’s Studies, Bridgewater State University,
USA.

chelsea szendi schieder

CHELSEA SZENDI SCHIEDER

| PLENARY SPEAKER |

Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics Aoyama Gakuin University,
Japan.

Dr. Naoki Suzuki

DR. NAOKI SUZUKI

| PLENARY SPEAKER |

Associate Professor Department of Health and Sport Science Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan. (With Diana Fox (Fox, D.,), Bridgewater State University, USA)

Satoko Itani

SATOKO ITANI

| PLENARY SPEAKER |

Department of American and British Cultural Studies Kansai University
Japan.

PARTICIPANTS FROM MORE THAN 25+ COUNTRIES

WCWS 2021 consisted of over 80+ participants from 25 countries around the world, including United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Qatar, Latvia, Morocco, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Japan, Portugal, Uganda, Nigeria, Lebanon, Poland, Turkey, and Brunei. The Conference provided an opportunity for participants to share their valuable knowledge from various perspectives. This conference had representation from almost every continent and regions across the world, to share views and ideas on Women’s Studies and network with international colleagues.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

WCWS 2021 comprised of Twelve (12) Technical Sessions and One Poster Session. The Technical Sessions were under the below themes:

  • LAWS, POLICIES, AND RIGHTS: APPROACHES TO CONFLICTS
  • GENDER AND SEXUAL DIVERSITY: EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS
  • SOURCES OF AND RESPONSES TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH AND VULNERABILITIES
  • WOMEN’S SPIRITUALITY AND RELIGION
  • GENDER ROLES, IDENTITY AND PARITY
  • REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN ART, LITERATURE AND MEDIA
  • MOTHERHOOD, WORK-LIFE BALANCE AND THE NATURE OF GENDERED WORK

OVERALL BEST PRESENTERS OF WCWS 2021

  • Dr. Hind Elhinnawy

    Dr. Hind Elhinnawy

    Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.

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    I. Iqbal

    University of Central Punjab, Pakistan.

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    Khaoula Jaoudi

    University of Sultan Moulay Slimane, Morocco.

SUPERLATIVE PRESENTERS OF WCWS 2021

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    Richa Tewari

    Independent Researcher, India.

  • Wriddhibrata Saha

    Independent Researcher, India.

  • Tuisha Sircar

    Independent Researcher, India.

  • Dr. Hind Elhinnawy

    Dr. Hind Elhinnawy

    Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

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    Sumair Nizamuddin

    The Institute of Ismaili Studies, United Kingdom.

  • Khaoula Jaoudi

    University of Sultan Moulay Slimane, Morocco.

  • Neha Saigal

    Neha Saigal

    IPE Global, India.

  • Saumya Shrivastava

    Saumya Shrivastava

    IPE Global, India.

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    Ratna Widyasari

    Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia.

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    Setia Pranata

    Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia.

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    Indah Pawitaningtyas

    Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia.

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    Athavale J.B

    Maharshi Adhyatma Vishwavidyalay, India.

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    Clarke S.

    Maharshi Adhyatma Vishwavidyalay, India.

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    Hind Mhamdi

    Tetra Tech International Development, United Kingdom.

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    Giulia Monteleone

    Tetra Tech International Development, United Kingdom.

  • Unnathi S. Samaraweera

    Samaraweera H.U.S.

    University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

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    I. Iqbal

    University of Central Punjab, Pakistan.

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    Astrid Natasha O. Ocampo

    World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Philippines.

  • Zyra Ruth T. Brebante

    Brebante Z.R

    University of the Philippines, Philippines.

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    Magana S.M

    University of the Philippines, Philippines.

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    Aguilar M.

    University of the Philippines, Philippines.

  • Devina Neogi

    Devina Neogi

    Ramaiah Public Policy Center, India.

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

FORUM ON “TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISMS: CREATING A LIVEABLE PLANET”

Let’s discuss, share, and debate valuable insights on the above topic comprised of an eminent panel of speakers at the WCWS 2021 Conference.

| PANELISTS |

KEYNOTE FORUM

We are excited to bring you renowned speakers in the Women’s Studies field at the WCWS 2021

dr. sandya hewamanne

DR. SANDYA HEWAMANNE

University of Essex,
United Kingdom,
Director-IMPACT Global Work,
Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bangladesh.

NETWORK BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES

SESSION CHAIRS

  • Dr Hind Elhinnawy

    Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.

  • Dr Preeti Puri

    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute Of Technology, India.

  • Dr. Bhushan Sharma

    Independent Researcher, India.

  • Asst. Prof. Katherine Fobear

    California State University, USA.

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Priya Grover

    Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, India.

  • Dr. Francesca Braga

    Middlesex University London, United Kingdom.

  • Asst. Prof. Hema P.

    SDNB Vaishnav College, India.

  • Assoc.Prof. Meltem Ince Yenilmez

    Yasar University, Turkey.

  • Dr K Bhavana Raj

    Institute of Public Enterprise, India.

  • Dr. Shikha Singh

    Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, India.

  • Dr. Kiconco Milliam

    Kyambogo University, Uganda.

EVALUATION PANEL MEMBERS

  • Prof. Kamala Liyanage

    Emeritus Professor, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr. Humaira Shafi

    Mufti Law Associates Pakistan, Pakistan.

  • Prof. Grace Wamue-Ngare

    Kenyatta University, Kenya.

  • Dr. Shyamkiran Kaur

    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Instittute of Technology, India.

  • Dr. Smita Gupta

    Delhi Metropolitan Education, India.

  • Dr. Shantharuby Buvanendra

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr.APARNA SRIVASTAVA

    Noida International University, India.

  • Dr. Sumi Daa-dhora

    Assam University Diphu Campus, India.

  • Dr Geeta Kubsad

    Pravin Gandhi College of Law, India.

  • Dr. Aradhana Jethani

    SGB Amravati University, India.

REVIEWING COMMITTEE OF WCWS 2021

  • Prof. Aradhana Vaidya

    SGB Amravati University, India.

  • Prof. Antonia Navarro Tejero

    University of Cordoba, Spain.

  • Dr. Sumi Daa-dhora

    Assam University Diphu Campus, India.

  • Dr. Christine Gibson

    Flinders University, Australia.

  • Prof. Deborah Nemko

    Bridgewater State University, USA.

  • Dr. Rosila Bee Mohd Hussain

    University of Malaya, Malaysia.

  • Dr. Nurazzura Bt Mohamad Diah

    International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia.

  • Dr. Namita Singh

    Galgotias University, India.

  • Dr. Shyamkiran Kaur

    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Instittute of Technology, India.

  • Asst. Prof. Zineb El Andaloussi

    National School of Commerce and Management of Tangier, Morocco.

  • Assoc. Prof. Priya Grover

    Symbiosis International(Deemed University), India.

  • Assoc. Prof. Smita Gupta

    Delhi Metropolitan Education, India.

  • Dr. Shin-Ichiro Moriyama (Associate Professor)

    Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan.

  • Dr Prof Bharti Chhibber

    University of Delhi, India.

  • Dr. Asbah Binti Razali

    University of Malaya, Malaysia.

  • Dr.Motoko Matsui (Adjunct Lecturer)

    Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan.

  • Dr. David Wong

    Michigan State University, USA.

  • Dr.Naoki Suzuki (Associate Professor)

    Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan.

  • Dr. Shafi Humaira

    Mufti Law Associates Pakistan, Pakistan.

  • Prof. Grace Wamue-Ngare

    Kenyatta University, Kenya.

  • Dr. Rahat Zubair Malik

    Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan.

  • Dr. Seema Singh

    University of Delhi, India.

  • Dr Geeta Kubsad

    Pravin Gandhi College of Law, India.

  • Dr. Aparna Srivastava

    Noida International University, India.

  • Dr. Sandya Hewamanne

    University of Essex, United Kindom.

  • Dr. Shantharuby Buvanendra

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Dr Ramzan Shahid

    University of Gujrat, India.

  • Dr. P. Pretheeba

    Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

OUR OFFICIAL PARTNERS

CO – HOSTING PARTNER
aaawgs

Asian-African Association for Women, Gender and Sexuality (AAAWGS)

CO – HOSTING PARTNER
Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University,
USA

CO – HOSTING PARTNER
Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan

Tokyo Gakugei University,
Japan

ACADEMIC PARTNER
universiti brunei darussalam, brunei

Universiti Brunei Darussalam,
Brunei

ACADEMIC PARTNER
galgotias university, india

Galgotias University,
India

ORGANIZED BY
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The International Institute of Knowledge Management

SUPPORTING JOURNALS

  • FREE of Charge for Submissions
  • 04 SCOPUS indexed journals
  • 01 Dedicated SPECIAL issues
  • Workshops with Experts
  • All major indexing
  • Personalized Guidance
  • Support with preliminary reviews

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  • We provide preliminary reviews for your full paper with the world-class publication “steering committee” prior to the conference.
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