Gender Institute

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.

Addressing gender-based violence at the community level: the role of urban village courts in PNG

Fiona Hukula, Senior Research Fellow & Program Leader of the Building Safer Communities Program at the Papua New Guinea National Research Institute
7 December 2016 - 11:30am

Drawing on ongoing fieldwork in three Port Moresby Village Courts, Fiona Hukula considers the role of the Village Court in implementing the Family Protection Act.

Australia’s response to violence against women: progress and pitfalls

Libby Lloyd
30 November 2016 - 5:30pm

Australia’s response to violence against women has been escalating during the 2000s. With this ascending activity are we making effective progress to stop Violence Against Women across our country?

Australian women lawyers as active citizens

National Library of Australia
16 November 2016 - 6:00pm

You are invited to celebrate the launch of the online exhibition Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens.

Gendered innovation in political science

Marian Sawer; Kerryn Baker; Kirsty McLaren
10 November 2016 - 9:00am

This workshop explores gendered innovation in political science. The aim is to identify specific areas in which gendered research has enriched the discipline and sharpened its focus.

Marilyn Waring and the United Nations System of National Accounts

Professor Paul Dalziel, Lincoln University
9 November 2016 - 9:30am

How can economics aid our understanding of how gender works in society and of the relationship between market and non-market activity?

Restructuring gender inequality in the crisis

Professor Sylvia Walby, Lancaster University
8 November 2016 - 4:30pm

How is the crisis restructuring gender inequality? The complex inequalities on which the financial crisis draws, and which the development of global finance exacerbates, intersect in diverse ways.

Relational autonomy and epistemic injustice

Professor Catriona Mackenzie, Macquarie University
8 November 2016 - 9:00am

Philosophy is a striking outlier among the humanities for its gender disparities and for the resistance in some quarters of the discipline to feminist concerns.

Women’s absence from positions of decision-making power: feminist conundrums in defining the problem of representation

Professor Laurel Weldon, Purdue University, Indiana
7 November 2016 - 11:45am

This lecture considers the best way to tackle the problem of women’s absence from positions of power using a feminist approach.


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