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Promoting the human rights of people with HIV, men who have sex with men and transgenders in Papua New Guinea

18 November 2014 - 3:00pm


Promoting the human rights of people with HIV, men who have sex with men and transgenders in Papua New Guinea

Tim Leach

Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

“Women go to the clinic and men go to jail”: gender violence and human rights in Aboriginal central Australia

Dr Sarah Holcombe, Australian National University
29 October 2014 - 9:30am

As part of the ANU Anthropology seminar series, Dr Sarah Holocombe will be presenting her work on gender violence and human rights in Aboriginal central Australia.


Queer Posthumanism in Ming Wong’s Video Installations and Performance Art

Arthur Laing Ming Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and ANU Centre for European Studies
21 October 2014 - 11:30am

This paper examines Singaporean artist Ming Wong and his selected video works that deal with identity, gender and displacement. Wong’s works are concerned with the ways the artist’s body and his queerness inhabit and move across familiar, national and diasporic locations.

Representing women in Chinese village self-government: a new perspective on gender, representation and democracy

Tamara Jacka, ANU; Sally Sargeson, ANU
16 October 2014 - 4:00pm

Recently, there has been much debate among feminists about how to achieve women’s substantive representation (the representation of women’s interests in government).

Seminar for students with Professor Armelle Le Bras-Chopard

Professor Armelle Le Bras-Chopard, University of Versailles
9 October 2014 - 3:00pm

As part of a visit to the ANU Professor Armelle Le Bras-Chopard will participate in a seminar for students, in addition to her public lecture

What’s Mr Kipling’s Bakewell tarts got to do with it? Performing gender as a judicial virtue in the theatre of justice

Professor Leslie J Moran, University of London
23 September 2014 - 1:00pm

In this seminar Professor Leslie J Moran analyses judicial swearing in speeches as ‘live performance’, focusing on the ceremony for Lady Justice Macur during which a box of 'Mr Kipling’s Bakewell tarts’ was presented to the Lord Chief Justice.

Gays Don’t Vote Straight?

12 September 2014 - 10:00am

Graduate seminar on LGBT voting in Australia presented by Luke Mansillo.

Sexual intimacy, gender variance and the criminal law

Professor Alex Sharpe LLB, LLM, PhD, Barrister at Law
28 August 2014 - 1:00pm

This presentation, which will begin with a brief film clip from the 1992 film, the Crying Game, will challenge the notion that non-disclosure of gender history to sexual partners in advance of sexual intimacy is unethical.

Reproductive Freedom, Torture and International Human Rights: Challenging the Masculinisation of Torture

Dr Ronli Sifris; Professor Kim Rubenstein
19 August 2014 - 4:00pm

Part of the Gender Institute 2014 public lecture series 'Feminist Theory Now', co-presented with the Centre for International and Public Law

A special population with unique treatment needs: dominant representations of women’s substance use and their effects

Dr Fiona Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, Canada
24 July 2014 - 12:30pm

Speakers abstract: A number of epidemiological and clinical studies suggest that the lack of ‘gender sensitive’ drug treatment services for women represents a pressing social problem, second only to the problem of women’s substance use itself.


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