Gender Institute

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.

Building women’s livelihoods: an evidence-based theory of change

Professor Naila Kabeer, London School of Economics
5 April 2019 - 5:30pm

Trends in gender equality across the world suggest that there has been considerable progress on basic human capabilities of health and education that are conducive to women’s participation in the public domain.

The Green Revolution Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender by Patrick Kilby

Dr Patrick Kilby; Professor Margaret Jolly
3 April 2019 - 5:30pm

This book reviews what was known as the Green Revolution in agricultural research from the 1940s to the 1970s and the recurring theme of the forgotten women farmers in all of these processes and that these technical advances were, and still remain, gender blind.

Gender and history node discussion group - 8th session

Gender Institute History node
22 March 2019 - 12:30pm

We are delighted to begin a new year by turning our thoughts to queer historiography with Laura Doan’s ‘Topsy-Turvydom: Gender, Sexuality, and the Problem of Categorization’, a chapter from her book 

Human rights movements in PNG: people with HIV, men with diverse sexualities and transgender Papua New Guineans

Tim Leach
21 March 2019 - 12:30pm

This research draws on interviews by Tim Leach conducted with over 70 people with HIV, men with diverse sexualities and transgender Papua New Guineans on their experiences of discrimination, their thoughts on human rights in PNG, their views on their organisations and on whether donor supports have been helpful or otherwise.

Adjustment and Recognition in the Reform of Global Institutions: Nuclear Non-proliferation and Beyond

Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis, University of Oxford
20 March 2019 - 12:30pm

What are the key forces at play in the ongoing adaptation of global governance to power shifts and multilateral retrenchment?

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.

Inaugural HRC Lecture in Gender Studies - The Indecent Screen: Prosecuting Indecency on US Television

Dr Cynthia Chris, City University of New York
13 March 2019 - 6:00pm

This talk explores tensions between the media’s function as a spatially networked public sphere and the presumptive privacy of the domestic sphere, between bodies and screens, and between selves and images, and the implications of these tensions, especially for sexual subjects.

Loud and Luminous: International Women's Day 2019 Launch and Symposium

Moshe Rosenzveig; Sandy Edwards; Professor Denise Ferris; Jeff Moorfoot; Anne O'Hehir
8 March 2019 - 9:30am

Come and join the ANU School of Art and Design to hear some great talks and conversation about women in photography and the photographic arts today. You will hear from long-standing practitioners, curators, educators, and passionate photographic arts community members.

Beyond Fishing: Torres Strait Islander women’s connections to solwata

Dr Monica Mulrennan, Concordia University
7 March 2019 - 5:30pm

While the knowledge and practices of Indigenous coastal and marine societies has attracted the attention of many scholars, the focus has tended to be on the contribution of men while the activities of women have either been overlooked or, at best, narrowly described.

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