Marian Sawer and Joan Grace convened two GenParlNet panels for the Governance, Institutions and Public Policy stream of the Fourth European Conference on Politics and Gender at Uppsala, 11-13 June 2015.
They were as follows:
Panel #1 Gender mainstreaming: The role of specialised parliamentary bodies
Paper 1: 'Specialised parliamentary bodies: Their role and relevance to women’s movement repertoires'
Marian Sawer (Australian National University)
Paper 2: 'Women’s parliamentary bodies and the quality of women’s substantive representation: A UK, Belgian and New Zealand comparison'
Karen Celis (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Sarah Childs (Bristol University and Jennifer Curtin (University of Auckland)
Paper 3: 'The role of specialized parliamentary bodies: The Swedish Parliament'
Lenita Freidenvall (Stockholm University)
Paper 4: 'The role of gender-focused institutions in international parliamentary networks in gender-responsive budgeting: The case of the Network of Women in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Community of Countries of Portuguese Language'
Monica Costa (University of South Australia/ Australian National University)
Panel #2 Gender mainstreaming: The role of standing committees of parliament
Paper 1: 'Gendering the House of Commons: The politics of measurement and success'
Joan Grace (University of Winnipeg)
Paper 2: 'Legislative institutional design – what does it take for legislative committees on equality to do the trick?'
Mette Marie Stæhr Harder (University of Roskilde)
Paper 3: 'Accounting for differences and similarities: How Belgian Parliamentary Advisory Committees on Equality deal with gender mainstreaming'
Petra Meier (University of Antwerp)