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Mentoring with Professor Catherine Eckel

Professor Catherine Eckel, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University
20 July 2016 - 10:30am

Professor Catherine Eckel will reflect on her involvement in the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession mentoring workshops, and will discuss mentoring more broadly at ANU.

Stories from the inside: How we got women onto municipal councils in Vanuatu and what happened next...

Dorosday Kenneth Watson, Tess Newton Cain
20 June 2016 - 3:00pm

This research seminar presents an opportunity to hear from Dorosday Kenneth Dhressen, the Director of Women's Affairs, how she has worked with the WISDM coalition and its TSM working group to introduce TSM for the municipal councils of Vanuatu.

Skin deep: settler impressions of Aboriginal women

Liz Conor, La Trobe University
2 June 2016 - 1:30pm

Liz Conor will give a seminar on her book, which examines the preoccupations of European-Australians in their encounters with Aboriginal women and the stereotypes and perceptions that seeped into everyday settler-colonial thinking.

The status of women in Israel relative to the rest of the world

Dr Elana Maryles Sztokman, Founding Director of the Centre for Jewish Feminism
31 May 2016 - 12:00pm

In this talk Dr Elana Sztokman, the 2016 National Council of Jewish Women Australia (NCJWA) Scholar will  look at areas such as wage gaps, political participation, business ownership, personal status issues, women's education, women in the army and reproductive rights to reflect on the  status of

National women's alliances: International engagement webinar

Bonney Corbin, Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) delegate to CSW60; Hannah Gissane, Equality Rights Alliance delegate to CSW60, facilitator: Merrindahl Andrew, AWAVA Program Manager
25 May 2016 - 1:00pm

The National Women’s Alliances invite you to join a webinar bringing together people with experience in international processes and those who want to know more about how these processes affect women in Australia and across the world.

The webinar will focus on:

Money, ethics and tissue donation

Professor Catherine Waldby, Director of the Research School of Social Sciences, ANU
23 May 2016 - 12:30pm

This presentation will consider the tensions between the gift relation, the principle which underpins the regulation of blood and organ donation in most jurisdictions, and the de facto use of money incentives for some human tissues.

Female Prime Ministers and the substantive representation of women

Associate Professor Louise K. Davidson-Schmich, University of Miami in Coral Gables
5 May 2016 - 12:00pm

Have female Prime Ministers actually spoken on behalf of female citizens? If so, what did they claim women’s interests are and how did they act on these needs?

Translocal family reproduction and agrarian change in China: toward an analytical framework

Tamara Jacka, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
26 April 2016 - 12:30pm

Since the 1980s, villagers in China, as elsewhere in developing Asia, have responded to the advances of capitalism by splitting the family, with some members migrating out in search of waged employment, while others maintain a small landholding and care for dependants.

Careers in the UN: law and gender

Jane Aeberhard-Hodges, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
22 April 2016 - 4:00pm

The ANU Circle for Gender Equity and ANU International Law Society are proud to host International Human Rights consultant, Jane Aeb

Female candidates, quota implementation and the women’s representation question in the 2016 Samoan election

Kerryn Baker
11 April 2016 - 3:00pm

Throughout the colonial period, there were constant motivations present for the dismembering of European hegemony. Ideas that flowed through colonial networks pushed Methodist missionaries in the Pacific to constantly consider ways in which they would decolonise Christian spaces.

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