Gender Institute

Gender and anthropology node meetings

Gender Institute Anthropology node
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm

Anthropology node of the Gender Institute fortnightly meetings

Gender and history discussion group - 1st session

Gender Institute History node
21 April 2017 - 12:30pm

Gender and History node members' 1st discussion group meeting of 2017

The perfect woman - the transgender body and queer intimacy in authoritarian Indonesia

Benjamin Hegarty, PhD-Candidate, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Social Sciences
31 March 2017 - 3:00pm

In this final seminar Benjamin Hegarty will present a description of the concept of becoming among waria, those referred to as "national transvestites" in Indonesia.

Utopia 500

Alexis Wright; Peter Singer; Russell Jacoby; Jacqueline Dutton
28 March 2017 - 6:00pm

Join Paul Barclay from ABC’s Big Ideas unit as he explores the issues with four renowned public intellectuals from Australia and abroad.

Is modern feminism bringing the change we need?

Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer, RSSS, ANU; Dr Rebecca Pearse, RSSS, ANU; Professor Margaret Thornton, LAW, ANU
22 March 2017 - 6:30pm

In this panel discussion, speakers will share their insights on some of the barriers to gender equality and what can be done to overcome them.

Be bold for change: transform your future

Dr Kakenya Ntaiya
8 March 2017 - 5:30pm

To celebrate International Women's Day, Dr Kakenya Ntaiya will visit ANU to deliver a public lecture about her childhood in Kenya and the Kakenya Centre for Excellence, which she founded.

Antarctica: 76 female scientists at the end of the earth

Nina McLean, van de Pol Group, EEG, RSB
7 March 2017 - 1:00pm

If a trip to the southern tip of the world doesn’t teach you some life lessons, then I don’t know what will!

How the personal became political: re-assessing Australia's revolutions in gender and sexuality in the 1970s 2017

Elizabeth Reid, AO, FASSA, FAIIA - Keynote speaker
6 March 2017 - 9:00am

This symposium explores events, transformations, policy changes and watershed developments in gender and sexuality in Australia in the 1970s.

Peruvian Congressman Alberto de Belaunde on human rights (including LGBTI challenges) in Latin America

Congressman Alberto de Belaunde
22 February 2017 - 5:30pm

Peruvian Congressman Alberto de Belaunde, one of the few political figures defending LGBTI civil and gender identity rights in Peru, will discuss the question of human rights, including LGBTI challenges, in Latin America.

Divas down under: the gendered reception of European silent film stars in pre-WWI Australia

Professor Julie Allen, Brigham Young University
8 December 2016 - 5:30pm

One hundred years ago, female European silent film stars like Asta Nielsen and Henny Porten were a common sight on Australian cinema screens, delighting audiences in defiance of global political tensions.

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