The following grants have been awarded by the Gender Institute in 2012.
Grant Round 1, 2012:
- Dr Richard Eves, ‘Conference on Sorcery & Witch Related Killings in Melanasia’, Dame Carol Kidu keynote speaker. Dame Carol Kidu will give a distinguished lecture as part of the 2013 Conference on Sorcery and Witch Related Killings in Melanesia where she would give the keynote address. Dame Kidu has been an outspoken advocate against gender violence in Papua New Guinea. Public lecture keynote event
- Dr Dirk Van Rooy, ‘An in-depth analysis of organizational identification of female ECR academics at the ANU’. This project examines organizational identification at the ANU using a new automated text analysis tool. A report will be delivered to the Gender Institute within a year from the grant's receipt, with an outline of the research outcomes and some recommendations for ANU in light of the findings. Once that work is complete, a seminar will be presented in 2013 on the research. See the event page for details on the seminar.
- Dr Katherine Lepani, ‘From Ritual Sex to Sexual Individuality: Tradition and Modernity in Sambia Sexual Culture’. Public Lecture: by Gilbert Herdt, Wednesday 11 July 2012. Gilbert Herdt is a cultural anthropologist, Professor of Human Sexuality Studies and Anthropology, Founder of the Department of Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University, and Founder of the National Sexuality Resource Center (NSRC) in the United States. Grant report (DOC, 36KB).
- Dr Rosanne Kennedy, ‘Femonationalism and Islamophobia: their political and symbolic economy’, Dr Sara Farris, an Italian sociologist and political theorist. She is currently a lecturer in the European Studies Department at King’s College London and research fellow in the School of Social Science of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Public lecture event, Tuesday 31 July 2012 | Masterclass event, Thursday 2 August 2012 | Report (DOC, 84KB)
- Pamela Roberts,‘Academic Women’s Writing Workshop 2012’. Workshop 3-7 December 2012: The project is a facilitated non-residential writing workshop for women academics from all ANU Colleges.
- Dr Debjani Ganguly,to support Professor Ranjana Khanna’s visit from Duke University. Public lecture event, 26 June 2012.
- Kate Harriden, PhD candidate, ‘Gender and Water Workshop’. Three papers will be presented to the ‘Gender and Water Workshop’ Friday 16 Nov 2012, Hedley Bull Centre ANU. This workshop is especially targeting post graduates and from a broad range of academic backgrounds. Grant report (PDF, xx) | Grant presentation (PPTX, 1.4MB)
- Professor Kim Rubenstein, ‘Engendering Governance Workshop’, CIPL Workshop’ 6-8 August, 2012: Connecting International Law with Public Law En/gendering governance: from the local to the global. Event program (PDF 954KB)
- Dr Julie Smith, Workshop and research project: ‘Encouraging innovation in breastfeeding support; a workshop on best practice policies for workplaces, childcare and mother and child health’ end of 2012 or start of 2013, including a report with outcomes and recommendations. This project was renamed and a forum was held on May 9 2013: From Rights to Reality, Protecting Breastfeeding in Workplaces and Childcare | Event Program (PDF) | Grant report
- Dr Amanda Barnard, ‘International and cross discipline perspectives – education about violence against women’. The workshop on the 6th of September brings together academics, clinicians and researchers working with women who experience violence. It includes international perspectives from distinguished academic clinicians. There will be a short report at the end, including outcomes.
Grant Round 2, 2012:
- Marian Sawer, ‘Feminist Scholarship and the Public Realm, 1970-2012’ (PDF 178KB), Professor Raewyn Connell, Distinguished lecture by a renowned scholar, Public Lecture and end-of-year Gender Institute event, 13 December
- Anna Reader, Public Lecture: The Clare Burton Memorial Lecture 2012 For Love..., Jane Caro and Catherine Fox, Tuesday 27 November 4 - 5pm
- Rosanne Kennedy, ‘Conference: ‘Let’s Get Loud!’- Gender, Politics, ACTION: Women’s rights are human rights and we cannot build a just society until gender equality is realized. What role could YOU play in ending women’s inequality? 22 April 2013. Post conference report (DOCX 20.5KB)
- Marian Sawer, Master Class 'Theorising states and political institutions: gender, race and nation' Masterclass, by distinguished research Professor Jill Vickers, Carleton University, Canada, This three-hour master class for PhD students and early career researchers will be held Wednesday morning 15 May 2013. Jill Vickers' new co-authored book is The Politics of Race: Canada, the United States and Australia (U of Toronto Press 20121) 5 May 2013
- Katarzyna Williams, Workshop for Postgraduate Students, ‘The power of gender and ethnic boundaries: Examining the representation of migrant women's experiences of Australia in literature and art’, 19 April 2013. Workshop program (DOC 37.5KB) | Workshop abstracts (DOC 52.5KB)
- Patrick Kilby, Keynote Lecture, Two steps forward one back, or the reverse: feminism in a fierce new century? Professor Gita Sen at Conference: Challenges for participatory development; and public lecture on gender and development, distinguished lecture by a renowned scholar, 12.30pm 27 November 2012
- Catherine Bishop and Lilith Collective, Signature Event Lilith Conference: Women without Men: Spinsters, widows and deserted wives in the nineteenth century and beyond, 10 May 2013, including a keynote lecture by the 2013 Allan Martin lecturer, Professor Carolyn Steedman.
- Elizabeth Beckmann (Beth), Resilience of Women Research Students (RoWRS) program, to extend the project at ANU beyond the focus on women research students (WRS) to include women early career academics (ECAs; postdoctoral fellows and Level A/B lecturers), gender equity research and innovative initiatives category, 2013
- Peter Brown, Public lecture, Gender, sex, politics and the media: Anglo-French representations of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair, July 2013
- Zazie Bowen, 'The Topography of the Female Self in Indian Therapeutic Cults': workshop, masterclsss and public lecture by visiting scholar Marine Carrin, Director of Research, at the Centre d’Anthropologie Sociale, Toulouse, France.
- Lindell Bromham, Network for Women in Biology: creation of a resources portal to be hosted on the Gender Institute website.