Call for Papers: Trailblazing Women

Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen International Conference

Equal Access in the Film and Television Industries

18-19 June, University of Greenwich, London


Abstracts and submissions from a variety of disciplinary perspectives welcome.

Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen is an international conference hosted by the Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts, at the University of Greenwich, in association with the MeCCSA Policy Network, Nahemi, the Women’s Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland and Women and Film and Television UK.

This international conference seeks to bring together scholars, practitioners, industry figures and students from around the world to explore the role of women on and off screen, with a particular focus on equal access. The aim is to find solutions, champion women and further the important discussions and debates as well as build connections between the academy and industry.

A selection of papers will form a special edited collection, following the conference. A noted publisher has expressed interest in publishing an academic edited collection which will feature papers from practitioners and scholars and seek to blend theory and practice on the subject of Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen. It will be edited Lucy Brown and Dr Lee-Jane Bennion–Nixon.

Please submit abstracts of 300 words maximum together with a short author biography (100 words) to by 5th March 2018. We will notify applicants by 23 March 2018.

More information can be found on the conference website:

Further queries can be directed to the Conference Founder and Director Lucy Brown