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21
Aug
2014

Sex and Consent: From the personal to the political

This event asks how we should conceive of consent, and how we can promote healthy sexual relationships and non-violence on our campus.

27
Aug
2014

Gender, Conflict and Peace

Join speakers from military, governmental, humanitarian and academic perspectives from a range of countries for an interactive and informative panel discussion.

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.

28
Aug
2014

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, in conversation with Virginia Haussegger

Ms Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women in conversation with Ms Virginia Haussegger, ABC broadcast journalist and author.

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.

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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