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Seminars

Gender

These events are open to all, and are part of the Centre for Gender Studies Public Event Series, kindly supported by:Cambridge University Press

Previous seminars

  • 11th June 2015 - Dr Lauren Wilcox, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations. Details…
  • 4th June 2015 - Dr Andrew Counter, Lecturer in 19th Century French Studies, King's College, London:
    Virtue and Virility: Images of Male Sexuality in Early Nineteenth-Century France. Details…
  • 9th March 2015 - Ms Beatrice Balfour, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge :
    Feminist Tales of the Italian Resistance. Details…
  • 4th March 2015 - Jeff Lockhart, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    “The Kids are Not All Right: LGBT+ Student Lives beyond the Happy Normal and the Suicidal Exception”. Details…
  • 2nd March 2015 - Ms Helen Mussell, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    Listening to Different Voices: reconceptualizing corporate social responsibility using feminist standpoint theory. Details…
  • 23rd February 2015 - Dr Abigail Brundin, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge:
    Marketing the Women Writer in Sixteenth-Century Italy. Details…
  • 16th February 2015 - Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge:
    Feminism, Motherhood and Eugenics in pre-WWI Berlin; or: How to promote reform through literary writing?. Details…
  • 13th February 2015 - Professor Susanne Yuk Ping Choi Chinese University of Hong Kong:
    Unstoppable Transformations: Rural to Urban Migration and the Chinese Patriarchy. Details…
  • 10th February 2015 - Professor Jack Halberstam, The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies :
    'A New Kind of Wildness' - the Rite of Spring and Other Queer Journeys into the Wild. Details…
  • 9th February 2015 - Dr Tracey Jensen, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London:
    Penny-Pinching Pedagogy: desperately seeking the ‘authentic thrifter’. Details…
  • 2nd February 2015 - Ms Alasia Nuti, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge:
    Sharing Responsibility for Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence. Details…
  • 26th January 2015 - Dr Lauren Kassell, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge:
    Sex, Gender and Generation in Early Modern Medical Records. Details…
  • 19th January 2015 - Professor Andrew Webber, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge:
    Rites of Passage: sexual knowledge in Cate Shortland’s “Lore”, 2012. Details…
  • 3rd December 2014 - Professor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor:
    Women in Dark Times. Details…
  • 26th November 2014 - Professor Paul Ginsborg, Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Florence:
    Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival 1900-1950. Details…
  • 24th November 2014 - Fran Bigman, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge:
    A Bit of Himself: British Male-authored Abortion Narratives from Waste to Alfie. Details…
  • 10th November 2014 - Professor Terrell Carver, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol:
    Men and Masculinities in International Relations Research . Details…
  • 3rd November 2014 - Professor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor:
    Feminism and the Abomination of Violence. Details…
  • 3rd November 2014 - Professor Carl Djerassi, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, Inventor of the Contraceptive Pill, Playwright:
    From the Pill to the Pen: an autobiography by Professor Carl Djerassi. Details…
  • 27th October 2014 - Dr Robert Balfour, Visiting Fellow, Institute of Education:
    The (In)visible Gay in Academic Leadership: Implications for Re-imagining Inclusion and Transformation in South Africa . Details…
  • 13th October 2014 - Dr Janelle Lamoreaux, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge:
    “Swimming in a Sea of Oestrogens": The Production and Reproduction of Sex/Gender in Chinese Toxicology. Details…
  • 3rd March 2014 - Halliki Voolma, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    The Private is International: Intimate Partner Violence Against Immigrant Women in the UK and Sweden. Details…
  • 24th February 2014 - Dr Christina Benninghaus, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge:
    Cultures of Childlessness: current debates and past experiences, Germany 1900-2010. Details…
  • 17th February 2014 - Dr Victoria Browne, Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University:
    Mapping the Post-Oedipal Landscape in Feminist and Gender Studies. Details…
  • 10th February 2014 - Angela Martinez Dy, Nottingham University Business School:
    Advancing Intersectionality Theory Through Realist Ontology. Details…
  • 7th February 2014 - Professor Nancy Fraser, Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science at The New School for Social Research, New York:
    Behind Marx’s “hidden abode”: toward a gender-sensitive conception of capitalism. Details…
  • 3rd February 2014 - Professor Emma Wilson, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge:
    Lilacs Out of the Dead Land: Alina Marazzi's home movies. Details…
  • 27th January 2014 - Professor Rae Langton, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge:
    Good and Evil in Sexual Objectification: putting Kant to feminist work. Details…
  • 25th November 2013 - Professor Henriette Dahan Kalev, Gender Studies, Ben Gurion University, Israel and Senior Academic Visitor, St Antony's College, University of Oxford:
    Feminism in Israel: Spotlight on the Israeli multicultural rifts. Details…
  • 18th November 2013 - Professor Terrell Carver, Professor of Political Theory, University of Bristol:
    Sex, Gender and Heteronormativity: Seeing 'Some Like it Hot' as a Heterosexual Dystopia. Details…
  • 11th November 2013 - Dr Amaleena Damlé, Department of French, University of Cambridge:
    Beyond Romance: Love, knowledge and fragility in contemporary french women's writing. Details…
  • 28th October 2013 - Dr Shane McCorristine, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    The 'ethereal female' motif in Arctic fiction of the 19th Century. Details…
  • 24th October 2013 - Professor John Dupré, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Director, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis) at the University of Exeter:
    A Postgenomic Perspective on Sex and Gender. Details…
  • 14th October 2013 - Professor Peter Mandler, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge:
    Margaret Mead as a mid-20th century public intellectual. Details…
  • 11th March 2013 - Dr Tam Sanger, Independent Researcher:
    Negotiations of Gender, Sexuality and Intimacy in Trans People's Partnerships . Details…
  • 4th March 2013 - Ms Charlotte Wu, Alumnus, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    Disappear here: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa as a Web-Situated Subculture. Details…
  • 25th February 2013 - Dr Andreea Weisl-Shaw, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Cambridge:
    Weak But Clever: The (Not So) Hidden Strengths of Women in Medieval French and Spanish Comico-Didactic Tales. Details…
  • 18th February 2013 - Dr Liesl King, Department of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, York St John University:
    Writing in the Mother Tongue: the yin-centred feminism of Ursula Le Guin's 'The Left Hand of Darkness'. Details…
  • 11th February 2013 - Ms Monica Wirz, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    The Practices of Executive Selection: A Gender Analysis. Details…
  • 4th February 2013 - Dr Barbara Havelková, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge:
    Gender Equality Law and Policy for 15 or for 27? Lessons from the Post-Communist Czech Republic. Details…
  • 31st January 2013 - Professor Sara Ahmed, Goldsmiths College, University of London:
    Willful Women: Feminism and the History of Will. Details…
  • 28th January 2013 - Dr Yaron Peleg, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge and Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies:
    From Old Jew to New Jew and Back Again: The Metamorphosis of Israeli Masculinity in the Twentieth Century. Details…
  • 21st January 2013 - Dr Ulinka Rublack and Laura Kounine, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge:
    Gendering the Early Modern Witch-Craze. Details…
  • 19th November 2012 - Dr Ben Griffin, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge:
    Fidgets, Scoundrels and Mummy's Boys: performing masculinity in the Victorian House of Commons. Details…
  • 29th October 2012 - Dr Helena Sanson, Department of Italian, University of Cambridge:
    Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900. Details…
  • 22nd October 2012 - Ms Mona Hamade, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies :
    Emiratisation: bringing youth into the workforce of the United Arab Emirates. Details…
  • 11th October 2012 - Professor Akbar Ahmed, American University, Washington DC:
    Gender, Security and Inter-generational Conflict in Muslim Societies Post 9/11. Details…
  • 12th March 2012 - Dr Sarah Rutherford, Diversity Consultant, London:
    Women's Work, Men's Cultures: overcoming resistance and changing organisational cultures. Details…
  • 9th March 2012 - See below.:
    Appearances of Gender. Details…
  • 5th March 2012 - Dr Sophia Connell, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge:
    The Female as a Defective Male in Aristotle's Biology. Details…
  • 27th February 2012 - Alison Pollet, Author:
    Considering Feminism when Writing Fiction for Young Girls. Details…
  • 20th February 2012 - Dr Joanne Wright, Political Science, University of New Brunswick, Canada; Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge:
    Choice Feminism, Breast Implants and Ideas of Consent in North American Feminist Theory. Details…
  • 16th February 2012 - Professor Marc Stears, Political Theory, University of Oxford:
    After Blue Labour? State and Democarcy on the British Left. Details…
  • 13th February 2012 - Professor Sarah Franklin, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge:
    Feminist Debates Over NRTs Revisited: or, whatever happened to FINRRAGE?. Details…
  • 6th February 2012 - Dr Philippa Hardman, Darwin Correspondence Project, University of Cambridge:
    Darwin and Gender. Details…
  • 1st February 2012 - Ms Virginija Langbakk, Director, European Institute for Gender Equality:
    Are we on the road to real equality?. Details…
  • 30th January 2012 - Dr Ruba Salih, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, London:
    Palestinian Refugees: gendered and intergenerational narratives of displacement and return. Details…
  • 23rd January 2012 - Dr Lucy Delap, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge:
    Knowing their Place: domestic service in twentieth-century Britain. Details…
  • 21st November 2011 - Dr Lisa Baraitser, Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London:
    Collecting Time: on reading Luisa Passerini's 'Autobiography of a Generation'. Details…
  • 7th November 2011 - Professor Simon Szreter, Faculty of History, Cambridge:
    Sex Before the Sexual Revolution in England 1918-1963. Details…
  • 31st October 2011 - Professor Susan Vinnicombe and Dr Ruth Sealy, Cranfield University:
    Women on Boards: Business as Usual!. Details…
  • 24th October 2011 - Dr Anita Holdcroft, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London:
    Gender in Medicine: is there benefit or harm in sexless healthcare?. Details…
  • 21st October 2011 - Professor Cindi Katz, City University of New York:
    Superman, Tiger Mother: Aspiration Management and the Child as Waste. Details…
  • 10th October 2011 - Professor Heather Joshi, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education, University of London:
    Conflict and Compatibility of Reproductive and Productive Roles: evidence from British longitudinal data. Details…
  • 22nd November 2010 - Professor Haim Bresheeth, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of East London:
    Two Theses on the Afghan Woman: Samira and Hana Makhmalbaf Filming Agheleh Farahmand. Details…
  • 8th November 2010 - Dr David Lehmann, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge:
    Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Marriage: a study in modern kinship. Details…
  • 29th October 2010 - Dr Phil Howell, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Geographies of Regulation: Policing Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Empire. Details…
  • 26th October 2010 - Professor Marcia Inhorn, The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies:
    Global Gametes: Reproductive 'Tourism' and Islamic Bioethics in the High-tech Middle East. Details…
  • 25th October 2010 - Professor Diane Reay, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge:
    Classed and Gendered: White Middle class boys and girls fitting into the Urban Comprehensive. Details…
  • 18th October 2010 - Dr Yael Feldman, Katsh Professor of Hebrew Culture, Affiliate Professor of Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, New York University:
    Glory and Agony: Isaac's Sacrifice and National Narrative. Details…
  • 11th October 2010 - Professor Simon Goldhill, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge:
    Where's Foucault now?. Details…
  • 2nd June 2010 - Professor Dame Gillian Beer, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, Cambridge:
    Darwin and the Descent of Woman. Details…
  • 5th May 2010 - Professor Bonita Meyersfeld, Head of Gender, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg:
    Domestic Violence and International Law. Details…
  • 29th April 2010 - Professor Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History, Queen Mary, University of London:
    Mother of God: A History of the Virgin Mary. Details…
  • 12th March 2010 - Professor Cindi Katz - CUNY Graduate Centre, Professor Catherine Campbell - LSE, Dr Matt Houlbrook - University of Oxford, Professor Cynthia Cockburn - City University London, Dr Nayanika Mookherjee - Lancaster University:
    Annual Gender Symposium: Gender and Scales of Empowerment. Details…
  • 8th March 2010 - Ms Andrea Cooper, Mainzer Visiting Fellow, New York University:
    'More than Love': Levinas and Rosenzweig from Eros to Ethics. Details…
  • 1st March 2010 - Dr Vanessa Heggie, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge:
    Sex, gender and fair play - policing the Athletic Body in international sport. Details…
  • 22nd February 2010 - Professor Mary Evans, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent and Visiting Professor at the LSE:
    Gendered Detection: Crime Fiction and Modern Narrative. Details…
  • 15th February 2010 - Professor Gillian Rose, Department of Geography, Open University:
    Family snaps: doing family, home and mothering with photographs. Details…
  • 8th February 2010 - Ms Joanne Limburg, Writer and Royal Literary Fund Fellow, Magdalene College:
    The Poetry of Early Motherhood. Details…
  • 4th February 2010 - Professor Henrietta Moore, William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge:
    The Disenchantments of Sexuality. Details…
  • 1st February 2010 - Professor Rachel Thomson, School of Health and Social Welfare, Open University:
    Acting up and acting out: encountering children in a longitudinal study of mothering. Details…
  • 15th January 2010 - Dr Celia Roberts, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University:
    In Conversation with...Dr Celia Roberts, author of Messenger of Sex. Details…
  • 23rd November 2009 - Dr. Maja Petrovic-Steger, Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge:
    Peeling off the skin, peeling off the past: the politics of aesthetics and practices of health in Serbia. Details…
  • 13th November 2009 - Professor Karen O'Brien, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick:
    In Conversation with...Professor Karen O'Brien author of Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Details…
  • 9th November 2009 - Assoc. Prof Julie McLeod. Melbourne Graduate School, University of Melbourne:
    Researching Social Change: Methodology, History and Memory.. Details…
  • 2nd November 2009 - Professor Nancy Hewitt, Visiting Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge:
    Not Our Mother's Movement: Historical Amnesia and the Attenuated Legacies of U.S. Feminism. Details…
  • 26th October 2009 - Dr. Bob Blackburn. Emeritus Reader in Sociology, Cambridge:
    Gender Segregation in Employment: International Patterns of Inequality and Difference. Details…
  • 12th October 2009 - Prof Göran Therborn. Department of Sociology, Cambridge:
    Sex-gender-family relations, the twentieth century experience. Details…
  • 20th May 2009 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Oppression & Revolution: A Symposium in honour of Juliet Mitchell’s retirement from the University of Cambridge. Details…
  • 12th March 2009 - Carlos Santos-Department of Applied Psychology, Visiting Student, New York University.:
    The development of early adolescent boy's gender stereotypic attitudes and beliefs in relationships: implications for well-being.. Details…
  • 5th March 2009 - Wazhmah Osman, New York University:
    Wazhmah Osman-Media, Culture, and Communication, VisitingThinking Outside the Box: Television and Gender in the Afghan Culture Wars.. Details…
  • 26th February 2009 - Dr. Mary Laven-Faculty of History, Cambridge.:
    Jesuits and Eunuchs: Re-encountering Gender in late Ming China.. Details…
  • 12th February 2009 - Prof. Judith Lieu-Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge.:
    Death and the Maiden? Women in early Christian Martyrdom Accounts.. Details…
  • 9th February 2009 - Margaret Heffernan:
    In Conversation with...Margaret Heffernan. Details…
  • 5th February 2009 - Dr. Mairead Mcauley-Dept of Classics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SA.:
    Reproducing Rome: Motherhood in Senecan drama (Medea and Phaedra)'.. Details…
  • 16th January 2009 - Dr. Andrew Tucker, Geography Dept. University of Cambridge:
    In Conversation with... Andrew Tucker. Details…
  • 15th January 2009 - Prof Jackie Scott – Department of Sociology, Cambridge.:
    Feminism Counts: Quantitative Methods and Gender Inequalities.. Details…
  • 27th November 2008 - Brigitte Steger – Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. University of Cambridge:
    Thighs wide open, hair loose – Gender specific attitudes towards napping in Japanese public transport.. Details…
  • 24th November 2008 - Hisham Matar:
    In Conversation with...Hisham Matar. Details…
  • 20th November 2008 - Alison Stone – Department of Philosophy. Lancaster University:
    Mother-Daughter relations in Chodorow and Irigaray. Details…
  • 13th November 2008 - Tina Miller – Department of International Relations, Politics and Sociology. Oxford Brookes University:
    Practising gender: Men's experiences of transition to first-time fatherhood. Details…
  • 9th November 2008 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    In Conversation with...Hisham Matar. Details…
  • 27th October 2008 - Larry Kramer:
    'What AIDS says about America's gays: the founding of GMHC and ACT UP'. Details…
  • 23rd October 2008 - Catharine MacKinnon (Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School):
    Women's Status Men's States. Details…
  • 16th October 2008 - Kate Painter. Department of Criminology, Cambridge:
    Women's experience of harassment in public space.. Details…

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