Gender Institute

Gender and history node discussion group - 7th session

Gender Institute History node
23 November 2018 - 12:30pm

For our last meeting for 2018 we have the pleasure of workshopping Dr Karen Fox’s upcoming conference paper ‘Gender, Fame, and the Politics of the Past: Unsettling the Heroic in Australia’s History’.

Japanese military sexual slavery and women’s lives in the Asia-Pacific region today

Associate Professor Kate McGregor; Professor Yuki Tanaka; Dr Mohita Roman; Dr Emma Dalton; Dr Caroline Norma
21 November 2018 - 10:00am
This one-day workshop will examine women’s lives in Asia and the Pacific today in light of the history of Japanese military sexual slavery (i.e., the ‘comfort women’ system) during the wartime 1930s and 1940s.

Second ANU Family Friendly Forum

ANU Family Friendly Committee
20 November 2018 - 12:00pm

The ANU Family Friendly Committee, PARSA and ANUSA invite staff and students to workshop and refine a set of family-friendly recommendations that the ANU community would like the university to address. It builds on the ANU Community Forum: Is ANU Family Friendly?

Gender café: Gender Institute end of year celebration and prize giving ceremony

Professor Brian Schmidt, AC FAA FRS; Professor Sharon Bell; Professor Elanor Huntington; Professor Steve Blackburn; Gender Institute prize winners
14 November 2018 - 9:30am

Please join us to celebrate another great year for the Gender Institute! So much skill, hard work and passion has gone into the research, workshops, lectures, dialogues and public outreach our Institute has generated in 2018.

International hierarchy, legitimacy, and the founding of Joseon Korea

Assistant Professor Ji-Young Lee; Professor Evelyn Goh
12 November 2018 - 3:00pm

How is hierarchy created and maintained in international politics?

Happy anniversary? Reflecting on marriage equality

Rosemary Auchmuty, University of Reading; Tiernan Brady, Marriage Equality Campaigner; Quinn Eades, La Trobe University; Anja Hilkemeijer, University of Tasmania; Carol Johnson, University of Adelaide; Gemma Killen - ANU;  Neha Madhok; David Paternotte
12 November 2018 - 9:00am

Coinciding with the first anniversary of the survey announcement in November 2017, this symposium engages with the legacy of the Australian, as well as international, campaigns for marriage equality.

Countering violent extremism and national plans for women, peace and security

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
1 November 2018 - 6:00pm

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the International Civil Society Action Network, spearheading the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership with member organisations active in preventing violent extremism by promoting peace, rights and pluralism

Inspiring Women of ANU: Pauline Ridge

Professor Pauline Ridge
31 October 2018 - 4:30pm

The Financing of Religion: Exploring the legal questions raised by the financing of religion reveals universal themes concerning the right to freedom of religion, legal neutrality and gender.

Separated Same-Sex Parented Families

Dr Luke Gahan, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at La Trobe University and a Research Fellow at the National Ageing Research Institute.
25 October 2018 - 1:00pm

Luke's presentation will explore changing social attitudes and recent trends in same-sex divorce from countries where marriage equality has existed for some time

Gender and history node discussion group - 6th session

Gender Institute History node
19 October 2018 - 12:30pm

To continue our consideration of gender and power, we will discuss a very recent critique of R. W. Connell’s enormously influential concept of hegemonic masculinity in Ben Griffin, ‘Hegemonic Masculinity as a Historical Problem’ (Gender & History, July 2018).

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