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Professor Rae Frances, Dean of the College of Arts and Social Scienes, will launch Everyday Revolutions: Remaking Gender, Sexuality and Culture in 1970s Australia edited by Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott.
What was it like to be involved in the heady days of ‘second wave’ feminism in Australia, when the role of women at home and at work changed decisively?
World leaders in poverty, gender equality and development policy will gather in Canberra in April to discuss the relationship between multi-dimensional poverty and individual characteristics such as gender, disability and age.
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
Indonesia has recorded a worsening HIV epidemic among key populations (those most at risk of being affected by the virus), in particular among young men who have sex with men in large metropolitan centers for migration and employment (Jakarta and Bali).
The ANU has many researchers who approach the history of violence and its legacies. From the ‘big bang’ and the formation of the universe, to the collapse of ecosystems, to neural imaging of trans-generational trauma, to requiems and elegies, to restorative justice initiatives, to battlefield tourism and re-enactment, to truth commissions and testimony, to reparations this topic can be interpreted from many angles.
Professor Sara Ahmed will deliver the Humanities Research Centre's Inaugural Distinguished Lecture.