Genders in Transition: Masculinities, Affects, Bodies, and Technoscience

Ester Conesa Carpintero

Ester Conesa is a predoctoral researcher at IN3 (FPI) Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) where she is finishing her PhD on gender, science and academic careers. She previously worked on gender and technology as a research assistant at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) and holds a Master in Research in Social Psychology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). The publications of her thesis are related to the new management, precariousness, psychosocial risks, evaluation culture, time and ethics of care from a feminist perspective.

Publications since 2017.

González, AM., Conesa E., Pons O., Tura, M. (2018) The Spanish Equality

Law and the Gender Balance in the Evaluation Committees: An Opportunity for Women’s Promotion in Higher Education. Higher Education Policy (online first), pp. 1 – 19: 07/08/2018. ISSN 0952-8733. DOI: 10.1057/s41307-018-0103-y (IF 0,727)

Conesa E., González Ramos, AM. (2018) “Accelerated Researchers: Psychosocial Risks in Gendered Institutions in Academia” Frontiers in Organizational Psychology (IF 2,323).

Conesa E., González Ramos, AM. (2018) “Neo-gerencialismo y austeridad en el contexto académico español y europeo. ¿Dos caras de la misma moneda?”. Política y Sociedad, 55(1), pp. 257-282. (Scopus, ESCI)

Conesa, Ester (2018) “Academia acelerada, Slow Science y ética del cuidado” en Mujeres en la Ciencia contemporánea. La aguja y el camello, (dir). A.M. González, Icaria (SPI, ICEE 0,171).

Conesa, Ester (2017). (No) Time for Care and Responsibility. From neoliberal practices in academia to collective responsibility in times of crisis. “Teaching with Feminist Politics of Responsibility in Times of Crisis”, Eds. Beatriz Revelles Benavente y Ana M. González Ramos. Routledge (Book Citation Index in Web of Science)

Projects since 2017

2015 -2019 – Becaria FPI del projecte GENERA: Promoting a more inclusive and competitive knowledge economy (FEM2013-48225-C3-1-R), dir. Ana M. González Ramos. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Doctorado de la Sociedad de la Información y la Comunicación. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.


– ¿Es desinteresada la ciencia? Productividad, libertad de conocimiento y vida sostenible en la labor científica. Publicado en Foro científico (Política científica). Revista de divulgación científica Investigación y Ciencia, Mayo 2018, n. 500.

– How are academics’ lives sustained? Gender and the ethics of care in the neoliberal accelerated academy. Publicado en el blog de divulgación científica: LSE Impact Series. Accelerated Academy. – 27 de marzo de 2018.

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