Gender Institute

The baby out with the bathwater… disavowal and disappearance of motherhood in 20th and 21st century academic feminism

Professor Andrea O’Reilly, York University
29 November 2017 - 6:30pm

In this public talk Andrea O’Reilly will introduce Motherhood Studies providing an overview of the development of scholarship on motherhood

Prosecute; don't perpetrate

Susan Hutchinson; Gai Brodtmann; Geoffrey Skillen; Nikki Marczak
23 November 2017 - 6:00pm

Ending impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict

Reproduction and family planning in Australia: symposium

Schools of Sociology and Demography, RSSS, CASS
21 November 2017 - 9:30am
This full day symposium asks timely questions about reproduction and family formation in Australia. New medical reproductive technologies, the transnational flow of reproductive tissues, and cross-border reproductive travel are often researched as distinct issues.

Reproduction and family planning in Australia: reception-keynote Catherine Waldby

Schools of Sociology and Demography, RSSS, CASS
20 November 2017 - 5:30pm

An evening reception with Professor Catherine Waldby, Director of the RSSS who will delive a Keynote lecture regarding her most recent research, “Reproduction and Social Order”.

Gender and history node discussion group - 6th session

Gender Institute History node
17 November 2017 - 12:30pm
The Gender and History group will meet at 12.30pm on Friday 17 November in Fellows Bar.

Gender and history node discussion group - 5th session

Gender Institute History node
27 October 2017 - 12:30pm

Gender and History group node will meet at 12.30pm on Friday 27 October in Fellows Bar. to discuss ‘Uneasy Juxtapositions: Situating Anti-Feminist and Ambiguously Feminist Women in Gender History and Feminist Theory’

BOSSY 2017 Magazine Launch

BOSSY Magazine
27 October 2017 - 11:00am

128-page magazine will be available in the thousands, plus 3000+ custom and professionally-printed stickers (in five original designs) to give away too

Pregnancy belly casting talk, demonstration and exhibition

Matilda House; Bianca Williams
13 October 2017 - 11:00am

A group of women from the Moree based Mubali: Sea of Bellies program are visiting the Australian National University. To mark the occasion, two consecutive events will take place: “Belly Yarn” Talk by Aunty Paula Duncan and “Belly Yarn” Exhibition Launch

Queery-ing policy studies: using insights from LGBT service users to advance our understanding

Dr Peter Matthews, University of Stirling
11 October 2017 - 3:00pm

In many areas of life LGBT people are now legally protected from discrimination. However, this seminar will argue that further progress needs to be made to achieve equality, particularly in public policy and policy implementation.

Women making international law: Towards feminist diplomacy

A/Prof Susan Harris-Rimmer, Griffith University
21 September 2017 - 1:00pm

This seminar considers gender dimensions in theories of diplomacy; gender dimensions in diplomatic practices; the changing role of the diplomatic spouse; and sex, sexuality and diplomatic cultures. .I argue that the diplomatic spouse model with women in ancillary, decorative and undervalued roles has morphed into junior diplomats, or celebrity goodwill ambassadors


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