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2019 ALGA History Conference - Before Mardi Gras: Gay+ in the 1970s

Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives
15 November 2019 - 8:45am

This year’s conference takes place shortly after the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Homosexual Law Reform Society of the ACT, the first organisation to campaign for homosexual rights in Australia.

How do CALD Women Perceive Interpersonal Violence?

Jo Wood; Saba Awan; Fahmida Suma
2 October 2019 - 5:30pm

We’re interested in YOUR views, opinions and thoughts on interpersonal violence experience, CALD perspectives, services which are here to address the issues and, barriers and opportunities within the space.

Embracing family, Islam and work: women’s economic empowerment in Islamising Indonesia

Associate Professor Minako Sakai, UNSW Canberra
25 September 2019 - 12:30pm

This study aims to examine how middle-class Muslim women are dealing with the contradictory gender expectations arising from their economic and domestic roles.

Breastfeeding, Work and Women's Health Event

Tony Foley, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University Experience; Associate Professor Lisa Amir; Associate Professor Susan Jordan; Professor Gabrielle Bammer; Professor Catherine Waldby; Megan Fox, Regional Representative; Honorary Associate Professor Julie Smith
2 September 2019 - 12:15pm

This event celebrates Women’s Health Week and ANU’s commitment to supporting women’s health and wellbeing.

GIs and Jeep Girls: Sex and American Soldiers in Wartime China

Dr Zach Fredman, Duke Kunshan University
19 August 2019 - 4:00pm

This talk examines how sex affected the larger politics of the Sino-US alliance during the Second World War.

Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

Professor Sally Wheeler OBE; The Honourable Chief Justice Helen Murrell, ACT Supreme Court; Kieran Pender; Emerita Professor Margaret Thornton FASSA FAAL; John Wilson; Prue Bindon; Emerita Professor Patricia Easteal AM
5 August 2019 - 5:00pm

The landmark report analyses data collected from the largest-ever global survey on the prevalence, nature and impact of bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession

Master Class: Feminism’s Transgender Troubles

Associate Professor Yannick Thiem
3 July 2019 - 10:00am

Just as same-sex marriage is becoming increasingly legalized and accepted in more and more societies, transgender people’s bodies have been emerging as the new frontier of the gender wars not only in public discourse, but also in feminist theory.

Babies, brains, tools, & war: Trends in human evolution

Dr Justyna Miszkiewicz
2 July 2019 - 5:00pm

Natural selection for walking on two legs (bipedalism) in our ancestors was associated with evolutionary-developmental ('evo-devo') changes in the physical development of babies.

Festival: "Young women: Take the lead!"

Meegan Fitzharris; Michelle Dixon; Kate Lundy; Genevieve Jacobs; Fiona Jenkins; Trish Clancy; David Fricker; Yasmin Poole; Rosanne Brand; Caitrine Dunn; Morgan Marshall; Dr Marie-Louise Ayres; Ashleigh Streeter-Jones; Mark Kenny; Caitlin Figueiredo
21 May 2019 - 9:00am

Ignite your journey with the festival "Young women: Take the lead!". Empowerment should start early in a career. This conference provides a holistic approach to women's leadership, offering the inspiration to open new avenues and see other perspectives. This day is an opportunity for you to think, understand, engage and challenge pre-conceived notions surrounding women.

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