Gender Institute

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).

Connecting gender equality and reducing poverty

Dr Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender at the World Bank Group
9 October 2018 - 12:00pm

Dr Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender at the World Bank Group, is recognized internationally as an expert on gender and development.

Inspiring Women of ANU: Sharon Bessell

Professor Sharon Bessell
3 October 2018 - 12:30pm

Who Counts? Research as a Pathway to More Inclusive Societies: Exploring the potential of research to illuminate the perspective of those who are on the margins

Shaping Australia’s role in Indo-Pacific security in the next decade

Frances Adamson 
2 October 2018 - 5:30pm

Frances Adamson has led the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as Secretary since 25 August 2016. From 2011 to 2015, Ms Adamson was Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.

Family-Friendly Picnic with the VC

ANU Postgraduate and Research Students' Association; ANU Family Friendly Committee
24 September 2018 - 1:30pm

The event celebrates the launch of the ANU Family Friendly Committee and ANU’s commitment to the needs of families and carers at ANU

Gender and history node discussion group - 5th session

Gender Institute History node
21 September 2018 - 12:30pm

With the renewed use of slogans such as ‘smash the patriarchy’, and following our discussion earlier this year of Judith Bennett’s ‘Patriarchal Equilibrium’, we would like to continue questioning the analytical value of the concept of patriarchy.

After the rule: A symposium on alternative traditions of law, norms and rules

ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies & ANU Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities
21 September 2018 - 8:30am

This symposium will suggest new ways of seeing the relationship between interpretation, law, and justice: other spaces and cultural practices, other ways of reading and non-reading, other crystallisations of rules, order and discipline.

Film screening: RBG and panel discussion

ANU Film Group; ANU Law Reform and Social Justice
19 September 2018 - 7:30pm

RBG, a documentary directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, explores the career, legal legacy and life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the US Supreme Court.

Frankenstein: Two hundred years of monsters

ANU School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, The Humanities Research Centre, The National Film and Sound Archive
12 September 2018 - 10:00am

A conference in celebration of Mary Shelley’s novel and its monstrous progeny in literature, film and popular culture.

Gendered labour roles and rewards in science

Associate Professor Cassidy R. Sugimoto
27 August 2018 - 1:00pm

Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce and under rewarded for their contributions.


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