Gender Institute

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

Between Moscow, Geneva and Shanghai: The league of nations' campaigns against the traffic in Russian women refugees from the Soviet Union, 1921-1938

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.

Gender and history node discussion group - 4th session

Gender Institute History node
15 September 2017 - 12:30pm

The Gender and History node will meet to discuss issues of power, intimacy and gender.

Gender responsive budgeting for breastfeeding

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute; School of Regulation and Global Governance
11 September 2017 - 11:15am

This two-day regional workshop aims to support efforts to improve breastfeeding policies and its funding in national budgets.

Gender responsive budgeting and breastfeeding policies: insights from the Asia-Pacific region

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.

Graduate masterclass with Prof Hemmings

Clare Hemmings (LSE Gender Institute)
11 September 2017 - 9:15am

Professor Clare Hemmings, Director of the LSE Gender Institute, will be giving a Graduate Masterclass in connection with her visit as a speaker at the Feminist Utopias conference.

Feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

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?

Sexual assault and harassment on University campuses: Changing the course

Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs
5 September 2017 - 12:30pm

Gillian Triggs, who was until recently the President of the Commission, will be talking about the resulting ‘Change the Course’ report which was published on 1 August 2017.

ARCSHS distinguished lecture series: Margaret Jolly

Margaret Jolly
30 August 2017 - 5:30pm

Please join us for the next lecture in the series were Professor Margaret Jolly will be speaking on the rise of individualism in relation to sexuality and gender in the Pacific region.


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