GESS

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.

Gendered innovations in the social sciences

Professor Paul Dalziel, Lincoln University, New Zealand; Professor Catriona Mackenzie, Macquarie University, Australia; Professor Laurel Weldon, Purdue University, USA; Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, UNESCO Centre, Lancaster University
7 November 2016 - 8:30am

This conference aims to compare the status of gender analysis and feminist research in different social science disciplines and to build persuasive arguments about how and why gender matters in them.

The possibilities of feminist sociology: a workshop

Prof Lisa Adkins, University of Newcastle; A/ Prof Kathleen Butler, University of Newcastle; Dr Genine Hook, Latrobe University; Prof Mary-Lou Rasmussen, ANU; Dr Anna Hickey-Moody, University of Sydney; Convenor: A/Prof Helen Keane, ANU
30 September 2016 - 12:00pm

What are the possibilities and challenges of feminist sociology in the 21st century? What becomes of the transformative force of feminism when its insights are incorporated into a discipline?

Gendering philosophy: a symposium

Professor Linda Martín Alcoff, Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center; Professor Eric Schliesser, University of Amsterdam/Ghent University
16 August 2016 - 9:30am

This symposium will explore the forms gendered practices take in the discipline such as philosophy, and consider the relationship between the production of knowledge and the gendered hierarchies of value that shape disciplinary spaces.

Symposium: Lilith - A Feminist History Journal

Location: Monash University

Date: Friday 8 November, 2019

GESS project summary

Feminist scholarship has been central to the international success and prominence of the Australian social sciences. But how effective has feminist critique been in reshaping what counts as authoritative knowledge in the disciplines?

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