Call for papers

01 Jan 2020

Seeking Interviewees – Politics Dissertation Research on Misogyny Hate Crime, The University of Manchester

January – March 2020, Seeking Interviewees for Undergraduate Dissertation Project, University of Manchester, UK   This is a final year, undergraduate dissertation project. I am exploring the potential efficacy of recognising misogyny or gender-based targeting as forms of hate crime within the national policing and legislative hate crime frameworks. In 2016 Nottinghamshire Police introduced the…

01 Mar 2020

Seeking Panellists – Greater Manchester Forum on Misogyny and Hate Crime

Seeking Panellists for Forum to be held March 2020, Manchester, UK   In 2018 Greater Manchester Citizens launched ‘Misogyny Is Hate’, a campaign calling on Greater Manchester Police to recognise misogyny as a hate crime category. This followed Nottinghamshire Police introducing misogyny hate crime recording in 2016 and has contributed to growing national discourse and…

18 May 2020

Call for Papers: “Linguistic and Social Aspects of Hate Speech in Modern Societies” Conference

Deadline Monday 18 May 2020 (Conference 24-23 November 2020, Odense, Denmark)   Hate speech and offensive language is a widespread phenomenon in modern societies. Hate speech can be roughly defined as any communication that attacks individuals or groups “on the grounds of ‘race’, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, language, religion or belief,…


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