Dr. Philippa Hetherington (University College London)
18 September 2017 - 12:30pm
This talk will trace the genealogy of the ‘White Russian prostitute’ trope through the investigations of the League’s Traffic in Women Committee and the High Commission for Russian Refugees, detailing the responses of both Soviet and Chinese representatives in Geneva, and in doing so explore the gendered biopolitics of the international response to the interwar Russian refugee crisis.
Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia; Julie Smith, ANU; Shoba Suri, International Baby Food Action Network India; Miranda Stewart, ANU; Alessandro Iellamo, infant and young child feeding specialist; Kim Jai-Ok President, E. Consumer
11 September 2017 - 9:15am
The speakers will discuss the progress on breastfeeding policies and explore how these experiences can be enhanced by efforts to improve gender equality and women’s economic security.
Clare Hemmings; Elizabeth Reid; Sally Greenaway and many others
8 September 2017 - 8:45am
In this dystopic climate, how can we refocus feminist visions of transforming society across the divides of gender, race, class, ability, and global region? What types of utopias have been conjured in the past? Which promising ones are under construction? Which previous notions might be reconceived and new ones imagined?
A meeting of all ANU-based Gender Institute members and guests will be held at the ANU for a panel forum and discussion of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report Change the course: National report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities (see below).
Gender and History group node will meet at 12.30pm on Friday 18 August in Fellows Bar where node member Gemma Betros will lead a discussion on women, work and domesticity in the work of novelist Louisa May Alcott.