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17
Aug
2017

Law, space, and time

Where and when is law? Asking this question means engaging with the boundaries, orientations, perspectives, and scales of law. Setting law in space and time calls for a study of law in context.

18
Aug
2017

Gender and history node discussion group - 4th session

Gender and History group node will meet at 12.30pm on Friday 18 August in Fellows Bar where node member Gemma Betros will lead a discussion on women, work and domesticity in the work of novelist Louisa May Alcott.

22
Aug
2017

Gender Institute café and celebrations

A meeting of all ANU-based Gender Institute constituents will be held at the ANU for a panel forum and discussion of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report Change the course: National report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities (see below).

30
Aug
2017

ARCSHS distinguished lecture series: Margaret Jolly

Please join us for the next lecture in the series were Professor Margaret Jolly will be speaking on the rise of individualism in relation to sexuality and gender in the Pacific region.

Other events

17
Aug
2017

Sustainable futures and the importance of gender

This panel of experts examines the importance of gender, globally, nationally and locally, as we develop social and political structures to achieve long term sustainability. The panellists interrogate the critical role of gender interventions as personal, communal and global.

17
Aug
2017

Translating science popularization in the eighteenth century: The role of women in the transmission of scientific knowledge

The subject of this paper is women’s popularisation of scientific texts in the eighteenth century

17
Aug
2017

NTEU bluestocking week feminist trivia night

The headline event for Bluestocking Week this year is the inaugural Bluestocking Week Feminist Trivia Night on Thursday 17 August. Ticket prices reflect the 16% gender pay gap, and all proceeds will go to Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA which helps working women and men in developing countries.

18
Aug
2017

Speaking for ourselves: Kwato perspectives on matriliny and missionisation

Narrowly conceived, this is an historical ethnographic study of the indigenous people who participated in the Kwato Mission in the matrilineal Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. More broadly, it is an examination of how people responded to the arrival of the culture of whiteness and the fundamental changes to practice and consciousness that took place through the processes of missionisation and colonisation.

22
Aug
2017

Digital health focus groups

The University of Canberra and Women’s Centre for Health Matters are researching how and why women use digital tools to track, manage, and understand their health. They are running focus groups for women ages 55+ and women with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses.

24
Aug
2017

Patrick White – a misogynist?

Patrick White has been called a misogynist. Dr Jyoti Nandan discusses to what extent this is the case.

25
Aug
2017

ResearcHERs @ UoM Wikipedia edit-a-thon

An event to address the gender gap in Wikipedia and improve content on women in research, and research about women, at the UoM. Join in for the day, or attend a workshop to create new articles and improve existing content.

03
Sep
2017

ANTIDOTE live satellite stream at Canberra Theatre Centre

ANTIDOTE is a festival of ideas, art, and action that will be held at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 3 September 2017. FREE live stream from Sydney Opera House, screened in the Link Bar, Canberra Theatre Centre.

18
Sep
2017

Between Moscow, Geneva and Shanghai: The league of nations' campaigns against the traffic in Russian women refugees from the Soviet Union, 1921-1938

This talk will trace the genealogy of the ‘White Russian prostitute’ trope through the investigations of the League’s Traffic in Women Committee and the High Commission for Russian Refugees, detailing the responses of both Soviet and Chinese representatives in Geneva, and in doing so explore the gendered biopolitics of the international response to the interwar Russian refugee crisis.

19
Sep
2017

Narratives of women in law: Then and now

Why does feminist legal biography matter? This sounds like an obvious question with an obvious answer – it matters in the same way that feminist legal history matters, because women and gender concerns have been largely left out of writing about the past, and we need to reclaim them – but it is different in some ways, and it’s these I would like to address

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