Gender Institute

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).

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.


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