ICGR 2022 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Gender Research
edited by Professor Elisabeth T. Pereira, Professor Carlos Costa and Professor Zélia Breda
These proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 5th International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2022), hosted by the University of Aveiro, Portugal, on 28-29 April 2022. The Conference Co-Chairs are Professor Elisabeth T. Pereira and Professor Carlos Costa, and the Programme Chair is Professor Zélia Breda, all from the University of Aveiro, Portugal.
ICGR is a well-established event on the academic research calendar, and it is now in its 5th edition. The key aim of the conference is to provide the opportunity for participants to share ideas and cutting edge gender research. This edition aims to promote new insights and discussion about the current global scenario and present different perspectives on how to overcome gender-related unbalances exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The scope of papers will ensure an interesting two-day event of presentations and debate with researchers from diverse backgrounds from around the world. The subjects covered illustrate the wide range of topics that fall into this important and ever-growing area of research.
The opening keynote presentation is given by Prof. Dr. Katharina Wrohlich, from the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany, on The Interrelation of Different Gender Gaps on the Labor Market - A European Comparative Perspective. The second day of the conference will open with an address by Professor Emeritus Pat O’Connor, from the University of Limerick, and Visiting Professor at the Geary Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland, who will discuss whether Gendered Power is Irrelevant in Higher Educational Institutions.
With an initial submission of 108 abstracts, after the double-blind peer-review process, there are 35 Academic research papers, 2 PhD research papers, 1 Non-Academic paper and 3 work-in-progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent research from academics worldwide, namely from Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and USA.