The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict will run this conference exploring the diversity of roles women have played from antiquity to current conflicts from Wednesday 12th June to Friday 14th June 2013.
Rates for this event are £40 full price and £25 Student/ Unwaged. To attend this conference you must register before 31st May 2013.
The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict in collaboration with Drexel College of Medicine’s Institute of Women’s Health and Leadership, Philadelphia, will host a debate on this subject at the Scottish Parliament on Friday 14th June 2013 at 4pm.
Alan Little, the BBC’s Special Correspondent, will chair the debate.
An international panel of specialists in the fields of human rights, health and humanitarian aid, defence forces and war corresponding will discuss the issues.
This is a free, but ticketed, event.
An afternoon highlighting women computer scientists from academia and industry.
The afternoon will begin with a screening of the new video documentary produced by SHE++. SHE++ is a group based at Stanford University that aspires to empower computer science and create community and momentum for for innovative women in technology. SHE++ was founded by two women computer science students from the Class of 2014.
The screening will be followed by a panel of four women computer scientists from academia and industry, each at a different stage of their career.
Registration is limited to 60 people, but you do not need to be a woman computer science student to attend.
The event is sponsored by the School of Informatics (University of Edinburgh) and SICSA (the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance) and will be held on Wednesday 8th May, 3pm-5.30pm.
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This article was published on May 7, 2013