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Women and politics: Suffrage, matrilocality and other factors

Professor Katherine Bowie, University of Wisconsin-Madison; President, Association of Asian Studies
2 July 2018 - 1:30pm

This workshop will invite a discussion of the varying political roles of women, considering the possible relevance of varying degrees of matrilineality and other factors shaping their political involvement across Asia.

Inspiring Women of ANU: Carolyn Strange

Professor Carolyn Strange
20 June 2018 - 4:00pm

In this lecture, we welcome Professor Carolyn Strange, from the School of History.

Sarah Ferguson in conversation with Virginia Haussegger

ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author series
5 June 2018 - 6:00pm

Sarah Ferguson will be in conversation with Virginia Haussegger on Sarah's new book On Mother, which reveals her relationship with her mother with poignant clarity and shows the individual who existed beyond motherhood.

RedTalk: A conversation about menstruation

The Distaffik Collective; The ANU Women's Department
30 May 2018 - 7:00pm

Ever wondered about reusable menstrual products, but didn’t quite feel comfortable to try them, know whether they’re right for you, or ask?

Making it in the military

Lieutenant Colonel Clare O’Neill, Royal Australian Engineers; Wing Commander Hannah Jude-Smith, Royal Australian Air Force
24 May 2018 - 5:00pm

In an interactive seminar, the speakers will address questions including: why did they decide on a career in the armed forces? How did they go about pursuing their career paths? What do their jobs entail? How do they combine academic learning with combat and command experience? What are some of the key challenges they face? To what extent are some of these challenges gender-specific?

The Australian minimum wage and the needs of a family

Mr J Rob Bray
24 May 2018 - 4:00pm

This seminar considers the development of the minimum wage, along with the tax and transfer system, and changing patterns of women’s engagement in the paid workforce. It is both historical and quantitative and addresses the interaction of these and other elements of Australian institutions.

Budget and policy analysis for gender equality

Professor Miranda Stewart, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
23 May 2018 - 5:30pm

Miranda Stewart will present on the effects of budgets and public policy for gender equality, with a particular focus on tax and social policy and the impact on wellbeing of women and families.

2018 Allan Martin lecture with Ann Curthoys

Professor Ann Curthoys
22 May 2018 - 6:00pm

The ANU School of History is pleased to host the 2018 Allan Martin Lecture with keynote speaker Professor Ann Curthoys.

What does it mean to be queer*? Intercultural perspectives

ANU Cultures Learning Community
15 May 2018 - 6:30pm

What does it mean to be queer*? How have queer* people created cultures and spaces for themselves? And how do different cultural contexts influence this process?

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