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Caste and Contemporary Indian Feminism

Humanities Research Centre Seminar Series
27 September 2011 - 4:00pm

The challenges posed by these issues to feminist theory and practice have been enormous, and the 1990s saw a momentous shift in the assumptions underlying feminist debate. In this seminar Elen Turner will take up the issue of caste, in particular the intersections between caste and feminism.

Culture, Causation and Sexual Violence in the West

Elise Hedemann, Charles Sturt University
7 September 2011 - 1:00pm

Elise Hedemann, CAPPE, Charles Sturt Universiy, presents her proposal on the topic of sexual violence in the West as a cultural phenomenon.

Dependence, disability, and liberal citizenship

Marilyn Friedman, Vanderbilt & CSU
20 July 2011 - 4:00pm

Some feminists have recently challenged the view that independence is a desirable or possible moral status. They have also argued against liberal conceptions of citizenship that require citizen autonomy understood as independence.

Child-related career interruptions and the gender wage gap in France

Professor Dominique Meurs, lNational Institute for Demographic Studies (Institut National Etudes Demographiques, INED), Paris
19 July 2011 - 11:00am

Professor Dominique Meurs will discuss the outcomes of recent research into the consequences that children and child-related time out of the labour market have on the gender wage gap in France.

The spectacle of 'deviant' sexuality - moral panics, tabloid television and the birth of a new nation

Bram Hendrawan, Utrecht University
6 May 2011 - 4:00pm

Bram Hendrawan from Utrecht University looks at the emergence of moral panics about homosexual people in post-Suharto Indonesia.

School of History seminar: 'The lust of the eye and the thrill of the flesh'

Professor Jill Matthews, Head of the School of Cultural Inquiry at ANU,
6 April 2011 - 4:00pm

Professor Jill Matthews presented on her current work on the relationship between pornographic film and modernity.

Respectful maternity care charter: contemporary approaches

This seminar will explore what works well and what should be different in the maternity care of women who birth in Australia today.


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