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24
Jul
2014

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

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.

27
Jul
2014

Re-routing the anthropological male-stream

Part of the National Library of Australia 'Winter Tales' series in association with the Australian Women’s Archives Project.

01
Aug
2014

Women in Super National Road Show luncheon

Featuring Elizabeth Broderick on "Something needs to change - The impacts of pregnancy and return to work discrimination on the gender gap in retirement savings".

01
Aug
2014

Framed? Julia Gillard and the gender wars

A public panel event on media representations of women in public life and the sexism that many believe contributed to the downfall of Australia's first woman Prime Minister.

01
Aug
2014

From Bureaucracy to Femocracy

The 2014 EMILY's List Oration will be presented by feminist activist and writer Sara Dowse.

04
Aug
2014

Body politics: Media, gender and leadership in Australia, Canada and New Zealand

Are women prime ministers stalked by “lipstick watch” - persistent media interest in their hair, clothing, personal grooming practices and sexual allure? If so, what does it mean?

04
Aug
2014

'Researching Gender, Politics and the Media: Approaches and Methods

Postgraduate students and early career researchers at the ANU are invited to attend this Masterclass on feminist media analysis, which explores approaches and methods for analysing media texts and argues that such analysis is crucial for understanding politics and gendered power relations.

05
Aug
2014

CSW 59 Collaborative Forum

CSW59 Preparation Meeting: Open to all

19
Aug
2014

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

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

28
Aug
2014

We are all made of stars: establishing equity and diversity within Australian astronomy

The 2014 Astronomical Society of Australia Women in Astronomy Workshop will be hosted at ANU in August. All are welcome, regardless of gender, background or seniority.

23
Sep
2014

Feminism's archive

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

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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