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Jessica Benjamin in Conversation with Lynne Segal

Event Date:10 November 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Jessica Benjamin in Conversation with Lynne Segal Jessica Benjamin is one of the best known contemporary psychoanalysts, whose work has had a profound impact on psychoanalysis, feminism and political activism. Her path-breaking book, The Bonds …

Feminism and Radical Utopianism, Past and Present

  Event Date: 30 June 2016 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Feminism and Radical Utopianism, Past and Present Roundtable Discussion Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with the Raphael Samuel History Centre and Birkbeck Institute …

Fat Activism is Dangerous

  Event Date: 25 April 2016 Room 402 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Fat Activism is Dangerous Charlotte Cooper‘s latest book, Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement (HammerOn Press) is a para-academic project; an example of research justice; …

Lynne Segal – The Age of Desire, the Desires of Ageing

Event Date: 19 June 2014 Horton Lecture Theatre 1 Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Keynote Lecture at the 2014 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Lynne Segal (Anniversary Professor, Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London) – The Age of Desire, the Desires of …

Elizabeth Barnes – Going Beyond the Fundamental: Feminism in Contemporary Metaphysics

Event Date: 16 June 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Elizabeth Barnes (Leeds) – Going Beyond the Fundamental: Feminism in Contemporary Metaphysics Elizabeth Barnes has been a senior lecturer at Leeds since 2006. Before going to Leeds she was a PhD student in the Vagueness Project of the Arche AHRC …

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The Future of Feminism

Event Date: 6 June 2013 Room B34, Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: The Future of Feminism A discussion with Nancy Fraser, Lynne Segal and Nina Power Chaired by Sasha Roseneil Nancy Fraser’s major new book Fortunes of Feminism traces the feminist movement’s evolution since the1970s and anticipates …

Lynne Segal – Thatcher’s Legacy: Thinking Psychosocially, across the Decades

    Event Date: 29 April 2013  Room B20 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: Professor Lynne Segal (Birkbeck) – Thatcher’s Legacy: Thinking Psychosocially, across the Decades With a response from Professor Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck) Always historicize!’ In this talk I address some of the big changes we …

Citizenship, Gender and Diversity

Event Date: 28 September 2012 Room 414 Birkbeck Main Buliding Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents Citizenship, Gender and Diversity Seminar to mark the launch of a major new trans-European feminist book series – Citizenship, Gender and Diversity – published by Palgrave and edited by Beatrice Halsaa, Sasha Roseneil …

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Nadje Al-Ali – What kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq

7 October 2009 – In the run-up to war in Iraq, the Bush administration assured the world that America’s interest was in liberation-especially for women. In this talk Nadje Al-Ali explores the situation of women women have fared since the invasion by contextualising the contemporary in historical perspective.