Book launch

Book launch: Whispers from the bush: the workplace sexual harassment of Australian rural women

Dr Skye Saunders, ANU College of Law; Melinda Tankard Reist, Women & Girls Advocate; Belinda Barnard, ACT Human Rights Commission
11 March 2016 - 5:30pm

The Women Lawyers Association ACT, in conjunction with Legal Aid ACT and the Women's Legal Centre, invites you to the launch of Dr Skye Sauders' book Whispers from the Bush: The Workplace Sexual Harassment of Australian Rural Women.

Author talk: A Mother’s Story

Rosie Batty, Luke Batty Foundation
25 September 2015 - 6:00pm

Australian of the Year 2015 Rosie Batty reveals the grief, passion and purpose uncovered in her heartfelt memoir, A Mother’s Story. In February 2014, her eleven-year-old son, Luke, was brutally murdered by his father, who was then shot dead by police.

Book launch: NGOs and Political Change - A history of the Australian Council for International Development

Sam Mostyn, President of the Australia Council for International Development
22 September 2015 - 5:30pm

Patrick Kilby’s new book NGOs and Political Change- A history of the Australian Council for International Development is now available online from ANU Press. The book will be launched by Sam Mostyn, President of the

Bookclub: testing for athlete citizenship

Dr Kathryn Henne, RegNet, ANU; Dr Vanessa McDermott, RMIT; Dr Ramón Spaaij, Victoria University
28 July 2015 - 12:30pm

In Testing for Athlete Citizenship: Regulating Doping And Sex In Sport, Kathryn Henne traces the development of technocratic rules aimed at controlling performance enhancement in international sports, combining historical and ethnographic approaches

Justifying same-sex marriage: a philosophical investigation

3 July 2015 - 6:00pm

Author Louise Richardson-Self, to be launched by Guest Speaker Jenny Leong MP.

Wives and wanderers in a New Guinea highlands society

12 March 2015 - 5:00pm

This work by the late Marie Olive Reay would have been the first in this vein had it been published when she finished it – back in the mid-60s.

Conversation with Olivera Simić

Olivera Simić, Griffith Law School; Susan Harris Rimmer, ANU
27 November 2014 - 4:30pm

Olivera Simić speaks about her new book, Surviving Peace: A Political Memoir, with Susan Harris Rimmer

Light refreshments will be served.

YWCA Canberra Presents Julia Gillard in Conversation

Julie McKay, YWCA Canberra Board Director and Executive Director of UN Women Australia
10 November 2014 - 6:30pm

YWCA Canberra is proud to announce it will be hosting the Canberra launch of Julia Gillard’s biography, My Story.

Women in philosophy: what needs to change?

5 May 2014 - 7:00pm

To be launched by Professor Alison Wylie - this edited volume collects a series of critical essays by leading female philosophers pursuing the question of why philosophy continues to be inhospitable to women and what can be done to change it.


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