This talk will give an overview of the portrayal and narratives of May 13 in contemporary Malaysian literature. I focus on novels written by Malaysian women writers who were born after 1969, who grew up in the “postmemory” of May 13. Juxtaposing their works with the post-1969 situation, I show how women writers employ a gendered articulation to remember May 13 and offer critiques to the racialised accounts of nationalism in Malaysia which are glutted with masculine fervours
In April 2018 Alek Minassian sped a van through Toronto, Canada, killing ten and injuring sixteen others. Minassian belonged to an online community called ‘incels’ (involuntary celibates), comprised of men who blame women for their inability to gain sexual relationships.
The fire at Grenfell Tower, a block of public housing flats in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, in June 2017 has come to epitomise the growing divide between Britain’s rich and poor in the last decade.
The UK publishing industry has an equality problem. Much recent research has evidenced systemic gender, ethnicity and class bias (‘In Full Colour: Cultural Diversity in Publishing Today’ 2004; Squires 2017; Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics, n.d.; Ramdarshan Bold 2018; Brook, O’Brien, and Taylor 2018; Wood 2019).
Dr Ayu Pratiwi, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland
13 November 2019 - 12:30pm
This study examines whether the adoption of sustainable agricultural technologies is affected by the intra-household gender dynamics between a husband and wife, using a 3-year panel dataset of more than 300 coffee and cocoa-farming households in Lampung, Indonesia.
Family is the basic foundation for social and economic development across the world, and particularly in PNG as it is a communal society. However, this foundation is often challenged by multiple issues of which family and sexual violence is one.