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Why fathers’ care matters: Enabling gender equity in care and work

Professor Lyndall Strazdins, A/Professor Richard Fletcher, Dr Jenny Baxter, Emma Walsh, Professor Jan Nicholson
9 August 2018 - 9:00am

Fathers’ participation in caring for young children provides life-long opportunities for fathers, their partners and children. However, there continue to be entrenched social and structural barriers to fathers’ equal participation in care (e.g.

Analysing the nightmare: Reflections on rape culture in South Africa

Professor Deirdre Byrne, University of South Africa
3 August 2018 - 9:00am

Deirdre Byrne will comment on the efficacy of some interventions against rape in South Africa, such as the 2016 #EndRapeCulture campaign on two university campuses and the Sexual Violence Task Team Report on rape and sexual violence.

Writing sex and gender

Ellen van Neerven, Joe Latham, Erin Gough, Ika Willlis
7 July 2018 - 3:30pm

In a stimulating conversation with Dr. Ika Willis, writers Ellen van Neerven, Erin Gough, and J.R. Latham will discuss writing gender.

Early career transitions in STEM employment: Processes shaping retention and satisfaction

Professor Sharon Sassler, Dept of Policy Analysis & Management Cornell University, U.S.A.
3 July 2018 - 6:00pm
The need for STEM workers in the United States (and elsewhere) is expected to grow at or above the national growth rate over the next decade (U.S. Department of Commerce, 2012).

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.

Making the invisible visible: The practice of film production as international relations

Department of International Relations Seminar
15 June 2018 - 2:00pm

This talk discusses the wider politics of using film as method and what film as method reveals about transnational feminism, the state in sub-Saharan Africa, and hierarchies of knowledge in International Relations.

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?


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