Monday 4 January 2021
Applications can now be made to the MA Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA) on a self funded basis.
Monday 4 January 2021
The Centre for Women's studies teaching team have received the Vice Chancellor's Award for teaching.
Thursday 18 June 2020
Click to see the open letter from CWS staff on Black Lives Matter
Thursday 14 May 2020
We are delighted to congratulate CWS GEMMA student Aline Rodrigues Silva on the recent publication of her book review in Feminist Media Studies, Volume 20(3).
Wednesday 4 March 2020
Centre for Women’s Studies students and staff joined UCU York to call for the immediate and unconditional release of University of Bologna / GEMMA student Patrick Zaki who has been imprisoned by the Egyptian authorities #freepatrick
Monday 24 February 2020
The Centre for Women's Studies is taking part in the Social Sciences Virtual Open Day on the 30th November 2020 13:00-15:00.
Friday 20 December 2019
Applications for MA Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA) for the next academic year are now open to students applying for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.
Wednesday 6 March 2019
CWS is pleased to have hosted a very successful afternoon of talks on 2 March 2019, in conjunction with York International Women's Week. The event featured one of the Centre's lecturers and eight PhD researchers sharing 10-minute talks about their research on local and global issues affecting women today. Speakers presented to a sold out event at York's city-centre York Explore Library and also had the chance to engage in lively Q&A sessions with the audience.
Sunday 13 January 2019
Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for the MA in Gender and Women's Studies (GEMMA) is now open. The scholarships will fund the tuition fees, participation cost and a contribution to subsistence / travel costs. These scholarships are open to all eligible International students.
Thursday 13 December 2018
We are excited to feature in the British Sociological Association Magazine for Autumn 2018 to announce the introduction of our new MA in Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA).
Thursday 8 November 2018
The Centre for Women’s Studies (CWS) has joined a consortium of leading international Women’s and Gender Studies departments to deliver the GEMMA Masters programme, a recognised European ‘Masters of Excellence’.
Monday 5 November 2018
Jamie Khoo our PhD student has recently won the People Choice award at the national finals of the 3MT and become a finalist in the Falling Walls Lab in Surrey. Read about her success and watch her presentation.
Wednesday 31 October 2018
The Centre for Women's Studies will be attending a Virtual Open Day on the 20th November 2018 15:00-17:00. If you are interested in or have applied to our MA or PhD programme do feel free to join us. Our admissions tutor will be there to answer your questions. More information can be found on the University of York website: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/open-days/virtual-open-day/
Sunday 30 September 2018
Dr Rachel Alsop from the Centre for Women’s Studies spoke on gender-based violence in new migrant communities in the UK at an event held at the House of Commons on Wednesday 26th September.
Monday 3 September 2018
We are very pleased to welcome two new lecturers to the Centre; Dr Rachel Alsop and Dr Boriana Alexandrova.
Sunday 22 July 2018
We are very excited to announce that we will be offering an MA in (GEMMA) Gender and Women's Studies from September 2018.
Sunday 8 July 2018
We are very excited that our PhD Student Jamie Khoo has won the University of York 3MT competition and has been nominated to take part in the national 3MT competition.
Sunday 1 October 2017
Cultivate, the new peer reviewed feminist journal based at the Centre for Women's Studies, University of York, is open for submissions for our first issue on the theme of 'Feminist Protests'.
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Joy Ogbemudia and Kailing Xie, PhD research students, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of York.
Wednesday 15 February 2017
CWS members contribute to Social Research Publications' Discover Society website.
Tuesday 14 February 2017
CWS PhD student Emily Yates writes about her experience making a documentary for BBC Three.
Thursday 9 February 2017
Article by Jamie Khoo and O'Dessa.
Thursday 9 February 2017
We are delighted to be able to appoint Dr Evangeline Tsao as our new Research Fellow in Gender Equality.
Wednesday 11 January 2017
Feedback on the PhD Research in the Spotlight Experience Qiu, Shuang, PhD student, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of York
Tuesday 10 January 2017
Read PhD student Manel Zouabi's article in Africa Studies Bulletin 78 (Winter 2016/17).