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"Manufactured Uncertainty": Epistemologies of mastery and the ecological imaginary

13 March 2012 - 4:00pm

Presented by Lorraine Code, a Distinguished Research Professor Emerita in Philosophy at York University in Toronto Canada, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She is the author of Epistemic Responsibility (1987), and What Can She Know?

Making Equality a Reality

Professor Nevena Petrusic, Serbian Commissioner for the Protection of Equality
13 February 2012 - 1:00pm

Professor Nevena Petrusic is the inaugural elected Commissioner for the Protection of Equality in Serbia.

The homoerotic origins of modern Korean fiction

8 February 2012 - 4:00pm

Professor John Treat's publications include: Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb (University of Chicago Press, 1996), Contemporary Japan and Popular Culture (University of Hawaii Press, 1996), Homosexuality, Orientalism, and Japan (Oxford Univer

Gender and Ethnicity in Research on Colonial History - a seminar for Postgraduate Students focusing on research techniques

28 November 2011 - 2:00pm

In this seminar, Frances Gouda intends to address the differential manner in which diverse colonial societies constructed different linkages between (white-skinned male) command and the subordination of white, hybrid and indigenous women.

Negotiating Property and Authority: Men, Women and the Transformation of Land Tenure and Authority in Solomon Islands

24 November 2011 - 3:00pm

This seminar considers some of the tensions and ambiguities that are now emerging in the global literature on gender and land rights, in particular the tension between what I refer to as "jural or entitlement approaches", and "processual approaches".

Towards a Sociology of Things

23 November 2011 - 1:00pm

ARC Laureate Project: Engendering Persons, Transforming Things, Professor Aafke Komter is Head of the Department of Social Science at University College, Utrecht, the Honor's College of Utrecht University (see full bio here), where she

A History of Samoan (LMS) Missionary Wives in the Evangelization of the Western Pacific from 1839 - 1975

23 November 2011 - 10:00am

Thesis Proposal Seminar by Latu Latai. Asia Pacific Events at ANU, Joint Seminar Series in History, Literature, Religion and Philosophy.

Left-behind and vulnerable? Conceptualizing development and older women's agency in rural China

1 November 2011 - 12:30pm

Presented by Dr Tamara Jacka, Senior Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU. Her publications include Women's Work in Rural China.

Imagining "Nora" in Colonial Korea

25 October 2011 - 1:30pm

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House caused a global sensation. Nora, the play’s protagonist, became an icon for women, an emblematic figure representing the pursuit of selfhood.

Rethinking the Moral Significance of Micro-Inequities: The Case of Women in Philosophy

19 October 2011 - 4:00pm

Professor Samantha Brennan looks at some examples of micro-inequalities, including everyday workplace interactions, and look to their cumulative effects in support of the claim that we should reconsider the moral importance of small inequalities.


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