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03
Sep
2014

Women’s Political Participation in China

This lecture takes up the issue of women's political participation in China with particular reference to village committees.

16
Sep
2014

The reinvention revolution: the makeover industries in the 21st century

In this provocative public lecture, acclaimed sociologist Professor Anthony Elliott assesses the spread and sweep of contemporary reinvention practices – including super-fast weight loss diets, body resculptings, online therapies, speed dating, organisational restructurings and corporate downsizings.

23
Sep
2014

Women, Peace and Security: 2014 Civil Society Dialogue & Reception

Hosted by Australian National Committee for UN Women, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and ANU Gender Institute.

24
Sep
2014

Feminism's archive

Part of the Gender Institute 2014 public lecture series 'Feminist Theory Now'

25
Sep
2014

Voice and agency: empowering women and girls for shared prosperity

A high profile panel will discuss this major new report by the World Bank that shines a spotlight on the value of empowerment, the patterns of constraints that limit their realization, and the associated costs, not only to individual women but to their families, communities, and societies.

08
Oct
2014

Is prison obsolete? 7th bi-annual conference

The organisers of this conference say it's time to forget reform - it is time to talk about abolishing prisons in society. The conference will explore and encourage discussion about abolition and alternatives to prison over three days.

16
Oct
2014

Queer theory's Foucault

A co-prestened event between Queer Objects symposium and ANU Gender Institute 2014 public lecture series 'Feminist Theory Now'

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