Call for Papers – Second Annual Conference of the Menstruation Research Network (UK)

Menstruation & Sustainability

The Call for Papers for the MRN’s Second Annual Conference is now closed

Friday 26th May 2023
University of St Andrews
Keynote performance by artist Jay Critchley (Miss Tampon Liberty)

Funded by the Wellcome Trust

The Menstruation Research Network UK invites academics in the humanities, social sciences, medicine and the natural sciences as well as entrepreneurs, activists, creatives and policy-makers to our annual conference. Our focus this year is menstruation and sustainability, but presentations are welcome on all aspects of menstruation research, policy, art and activism.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Reusable menstrual products including product innovation

Waste, pollution, circularity, periodicity and toxicity in environmental and menstrual studies

Decarbonising menstrual practices and research: policies and innovation

Decolonising menstruation research and global menstrual studies

Public policy, period poverty, and sustainability

Menstruation, menarche and menopause in sport, politics, society, culture, art, history, literature, culture, medicine, law, work, health etc.

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