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AWHN symposium 2018: ‘The past is a position: History, activism and privilege’

Australian Women’s History Network Symposium
2 July 2018 - 9:00am

Registration now open for AWHN Symposium 2018: ‘The Past is a Position: History, Activism and Privilege’

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 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?

Paid parental leave and gender norms in the United States and Australia

Professor Deborah Widiss, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
16 May 2018 - 2:30pm

In both the United States and Australia, women provide the bulk of care for infants, establishing patterns that may have ongoing effects on how mothers (and fathers) balance work and care obligations throughout the childrearing years.

Family Friendly open meeting

ANU Family Friendly Committee
15 May 2018 - 1:00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to hear the community’s thoughts and plan for how to increase ANU Family Friendly concerns

Involving men in ending violence against women: Book launch

Dr Joyce Wu, Crawford School of Public Policy ANU
7 May 2018 - 5:30pm

"Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women" provides a feminist analysis of men’s motivations for joining violence against women’s movements.

Why the triple talaq must stop: Interrogating a slice of contemporary history in India

Professor Syed Tanveer Nasreen, University of Burdwan
26 April 2018 - 4:00pm

In this lecture, Prof Nasreen will show that triple talaq has become an acid test for Indian democracy that aims to offer all women rights equal to that enjoyed by men.

Gender and history node discussion group - 2nd session

Gender Institute History node
20 April 2018 - 12:30pm

At the next discussion of the Gender and History group, Dr Karen Downing is going to rehearse and seek feedback on an upcoming conference paper: ‘Weeping politicians’: The power and contingency of men’s tears. 

The death of this security norm is greatly exaggerated": Beyond the violation/compliance dichotomy

Women in International Security: Theory and Practice’ Seminar Series 2018-19
19 April 2018 - 4:00pm

This research seminar is the first of the ‘Women in International Security: Theory and Practice’ Seminar Series 2018-19. Consisting of research, career development, and policy dialogue seminars, this series showcases the work of prominent women in the fields of international security.

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