Celebrating International Women’s Day: Panel and Afternoon Tea

Gender Institute, Research School of Social Sciences
8 March 2023 - 2:00pm

To mark IWD 2023 the Gender Institute, in collaboration with the Research School of Social Sciences, invites you to a panel discussing aspects of the fight for gender justice beyond Australia.  

Struggles for women’s access to basic rights and power often have an intensely local and regional character. What does International Women’s Day mean for ANU staff and students with ongoing connections to other countries’ women’s movements? 

Twenty-first century genders and sexualities with Professor Rob Cover

ANU Gender Institute, Humanities Research Centre
31 August 2022 - 5:00pm


 Implications for policy, education, representation and health


About this event

What does the twenty-first century emergence of new and alternative gender and sexual identities mean for policy, legislation, health and education if they critique the very foundations of how we talk about gender and sexuality today?

Public Forum: Disruptions, Innovations and Departures: Gender and Political Leadership from Asia and The Pacific

13 July 2022 - 5:00pm

An ANU Gender Institute Signature Event, supported by the School of Culture, History & Language (CHL), the Global Institute for Women's Leadership (GIWL) and the Centre for Asian Australian Leadership (CAAL).


This event is a public forum run as part of Gender and Cultural Diversity in Politics: Australia, Asia and the Pacific. All are welcome to attend. 


Women in archaeology and the archaeology of gender

Gender Institute, the Australian-French Association for Research and Innovation Inc, the Australian Research Council, ANU CASS
24 November 2021 - 9:00am

Conference moved online

The Politics of Nuclear Commemoration in Asia: The China Case

Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research Seminar Series
5 August 2021 - 6:00pm

Under Xi Jinping, China’s nuclear past is finally becoming present.

The Australian Magazine as Material Object and Social Network

ANU School of Art & Design
13 July 2021 - 9:30am

This seminar brings together interdisciplinary academics and artists whose research engages with Australian magazines

Recasting Tongan Sovereignty: Land, Gender and Indigeneity

Patricia (Trish) Tupou
1 July 2021 - 12:30pm

Explorations of sovereignty provide insights into the relationships between the nation state and her people. Tonga is often heralded as the only Pacific Island to have remained "sovereign," having avoided formal colonisation. However, this sovereignty relied upon the subjugation of women and women's bodies, as well as the re-writing of Tonga's Indigenous ontologies of land.

A Tale in Two Books: China and the United Nations

Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research Seminar Series
16 June 2021 - 6:00pm

An interactive discussion with the authors of two important recent books: Rosemary Foot, China, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, Image (OUP, 2020); and Courtney Fung, China and Intervention at the UN Security Council: Reconciling Status (OUP, 2019)

Generation Equality Forum Australia

UN Women Australia; Embassy of Mexico; Embassy of France; CARE Australia; International Women's Development Agency; ANU Gender Institute
28 May 2021 - 9:30am

This landmark forum brings together global partners, activists and allies to define and commit to concrete actions that will accelerate gender equality.

What Happens to Women’s Voices During a Pandemic?

Rebecca Clode, Alice Grundy, Melinda Harvey and Julieanne Lamond
27 May 2021 - 4:30pm

This paper presents the preliminary results from our ANU Gender Institute-funded research into the effects of COVID-19 on the ability of women writers in Australia to have their work published and read.


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