Registration is now open for the It Stops Now: Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment in Third-Level Education (ESHTE) Conference, taking place on Thursday, 7 March 2019 in Liberty Hall, Dublin.
Gathering a broad range of stakeholders from across Europe, the conference will address the challenges of and solutions to sexual violence and harassment (SVH) in higher education, drawing on the experiences and findings of the ESHTE project to explore these issues in a holistic, meaningful way. The conference will be held from 9am to 4pm on the day,
The conference will examine the prevalence and culture of SVH in higher education, discuss various approaches and interventions, and consider how students, institutes, support services and other partners can come together to combat and prevent SVH effectively.
Based across a series of keynotes speeches, panel discussions and workshops, topics covered during the conference will include:
- collaborative approaches to tackling SVH
- the role of student leadership in creating culture change
- ongoing SVH prevention initiatives
- campaigning for change
- investigation policies on SVH
- trauma-informed supports for SVH survivors
and much more.
The full line-up for the conference will be announced shortly; speakers and participants include:
- Minister of State for Higher Education in Ireland, Mary Mitchell O'Connor
- Ellen O'Malley Dunlop, Chair of the NWCI
- Dr Ruth Lewis, Associate Professor at the University of Northumbria
- Dr Katrin List, Technical University (TU) of Dortmund
- Dr Louise Crowley, Vice Dean at University College Cork (UCC)
- Síona Cahill, President of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI)
- Aisling Cusack, Equality Officer of the USI
- Dr Pádraig MacNeela, Senior Lecturer at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).
Tickets for the conference are free, and a light lunch will be provided.
To book your place at the It Stops Now: ESHTE conference, please use the ticket form above or visit our Eventbrite page.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 1 679 0100.