CFP: Women negotiating secularism and multiculturalism through civil society organisations

Mar 27, 2015 | No Comments
CFP: Women negotiating secularism and multiculturalism through civil society organisations

  Centre for Trust, Peace & Social Relations, Coventry University, UK, June 30 – July 1st 2015   This workshop is the second of a series of international workshops on the theme “Is secularism bad for women? Women, Religion and Multiculturalism in contemporary Europe” focusing on the relation between the role of religion in women’s ...

Summer School: Gender Equality and Quality of Life. Policy-making in times of new gender regimes

Mar 24, 2015 | 2 Comments
Summer School: Gender Equality and Quality of Life. Policy-making in times of new gender regimes

  30th August 2015 – 4th September 2015 Organiser: Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University Project Partners: Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo; Institute for Health and Society, University of Oslo; Chair of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medical College Venue: Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University, 52 Grodzka Street, 31-044 Krakow, Poland Application Deadline: 30 April 2015 Notification of acceptance sent ...

Volunteer opportunities in the Feminist Archive South

Mar 23, 2015 | No Comments
Volunteer opportunities in the Feminist Archive South

  You may have heard about the wonderful Feminist Archive South, housed at the University of Bristol Library Special Collections. Visit our website here: feministarchivesouth.org.uk It holds 160 metres (plus) of inspirational materials.  Unfortunately we have not yet had a chance to transfer all of our paper catalogues and lists on to our online archive ...

Are men a “disadvantaged group” emasculated by women?

Mar 19, 2015 | No Comments
Are men a “disadvantaged group” emasculated by women?

By Beth Cortese   To commemorate the centenary of World War One and the efforts of women who worked in munitions factories (known as munitionettes or canaries), I wrote a play entitled ‘Canary in a Coal Mine.’ The play is split between scenes set in World War One and scenes set in a dystopian matriarchal ...

South London Women Artists: Death and Transition

Mar 18, 2015 | No Comments
South London Women Artists: Death and Transition

Gabriel Fine Art Gallery Cottage 2 Old Paradise Yard 20 Carlisle Lane Waterloo SE1 7LG 17 APRIL TO 1 MAY 2015 Tuesday to Saturday 11-6pm Private View FRIDAY 17 APRIL 2015 6.30-9.30pm ‘…FIRST OF ALL LEARN ABOUT DEATH, THEN ABOUT OTHER THINGS’ Nichiren Daishonin, 13th Century Japan Behind St Thomas’ Hospital, and formerly a Buddhist ...

Sexuality Summer School: Queer Arts as Activism

Mar 16, 2015 | No Comments
Sexuality Summer School: Queer Arts as Activism

  18 – 22 May 2015 The Sexuality Summer School 2015 will bring to Manchester a combination of scholars, artists, performers, filmmakers and writers. Public Events 12-2pm Monday 18 May Public Lecture with art historian and filmmaker Gavin Butt (Goldsmiths):  “Anti-Gravitas: Queer Importance in Art and Performance” Venue: International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Cambridge Street, M1 5BY 5-6.30pm ...

SexGen Seminar: Gender and Intersectionality

Mar 14, 2015 | No Comments
SexGen Seminar: Gender and Intersectionality

  Wednesday 29th April 2015, 1.30 – 6pm University of Hull (venue tbc)   Professor Nira Yuval-Davis (via video link), University of East London, “Intersectionality, inequality and domination” Dr. Stella Gonzalez Arnal, University of Hull “Rethinking Intersectionality: Equal opportunities in Latin-American Higher Education institutions”’. Azeezat Johnson, University of Sheffield “Researching ‘Intersectional’ Identities through clothing practices: ...

Cat calling & Street Harassment

Mar 13, 2015 | No Comments
Cat calling & Street Harassment

Your ego is far less important than the safety of an individual.   By Sophie Grayson       The last few days we’ve all seen so many people telling women what our response should be to cat calling (what I like to call street harassment.) Some of it’s been good, some of it not so ...

Reproduction and the Politics of Technology, Women’s Gathering

Mar 12, 2015 | No Comments
Reproduction and the Politics of Technology, Women’s Gathering

  Reproduction and the Politics of Technology / Breaking the Frame Women’s Gathering At the first Breaking the Frame gathering in 2014, women began to develop a feminist analysis of the intersection between gender and the politics of technology and how it impacts on all aspects of our lives, e.g. in food production, work, surveillance, ...