Beyond ANU

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.

In Conversation with Jocelyn Moorhouse

Jocelyn Moorhouse; Alex Sloan
17 May 2019 - 6:00pm

Meet the Author is delighted to be joining again with the National Film and Sound Archive for a Meet the Author event. Jocelyn Moorhouse will be in conversation with Alex Sloan on Jocelyn's new book,.

In conversation with Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang; Dr Chris Wallace
15 April 2019 - 6:00pm

Sisonke Msimang will be in coversation with Chris Wallace, speaking about her powerful and challenging new book, The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela, which charts the rise and fall-and rise, again-of one of South Africa's most controversial and influential political figures, the wife of one of the most famous activists of all time.

Treacherous Pathways: Australia's refugee laws and policies and LBGTI Asylum Seekers

Professor Nan Seuffert
10 April 2019 - 6:00pm

In this talk Professor Seuffert will address issues for refugees who are sexual minorities in Australia’s detention centres in the broader context of International Law and Australia's refugee law and policy.

In conversation with Natasha Stott Despoja

Natasha Stott Despoja AM; Lieutenant General David Lindsay Morrison AO
27 March 2019 - 6:00pm

Natasha Stott Despoja will be in conversation with David Morrison about Natasha's new book On Violence. Every two minutes, police are called to a family violence matter.

Women in Defence and Security Network (WDSN) Speed Mentoring

Amy Hawkins, Department of Defence; Anne Lyons, Australian Strategic Policy Institute;
14 March 2019 - 5:30pm

ASPI’s Women in Defence and Security Network (WDSN) and the ANU Gender Institute are delighted to invite you to attend this year’s Speed Mentoring event in Canberra.


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