Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3

Event Date: 11 May 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3: Terrorism & State Power Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Birkbeck, University of London In this Masterclass, which is …

Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 2

Event Date: 4 May 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 2: Gender, Sex & Trans Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Sarah Lamble, Birkbeck, University of London In this Masterclass, which is …

Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future?

Event Date: 14 June 2016 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq. Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future? Speakers: Catherine Malabou (Kingston University) and Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) In psychoanalytic thinking, the symbolic is meant to secure the order of the world and of …

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Gendering Representations of the Financial Crisis

In this seminar – the first of a BIGS series on Gender and Austerity – Louise Owen and Kate Maclean discuss their work on gendering representations of the financial crisis, with a focus on popular culture responses to this notoriously complex event, that has – some have argued – constituted a coup d’état.

Craig J. Thompson – Marketplace Performativities and the Naturalization of Gender Transgression

  Event Date: 13 December 2013 Torrington Room Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The School of Management at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Craig J. Thompson (Wisconsin-Madison) – Marketplace Performativities and the Naturalization of Gender Transgression Through an analysis of the roller derby field, we develop a new conceptualization of the interrelationships between …

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Stella Sandford – A Critical Theory of Sex

Event Date: 21 March 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Dr Stella Sandford – A Critical Theory of Sex The sex/gender distinction has been fundamental to Anglophone feminist theory …

Ben Murtagh – Gender and Sexuality in Indonesian Cinema: New Order constructions of gay, lesbi and waria indentities on screen

Event Date: 14 March 2013 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Ben Murtagh (SOAS) – Gender and Sexuality in Indonesian Cinema: New Order constructions of gay, lesbi and waria indentities on screen Introduction by Professor Peter Robb (President, Royal Asiatic Society). Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Diane Perrons – Gender and Social Justice after the Crisis

28 April 2010 – The paper explores the processes leading to and explanations for rising earnings inequality and enduring gender inequality theoretically, and with reference to selected illustrations. speaker: Diane Perrons

Ravinder Kaur – Bodies of Partition: Gendered Subjects, ‘Social’ Work and the Limits of Moral Citizenship

12 August 2009 Ravinder Kaur, University of Copenhagen Bodies of Partition: Gendered Subjects, ‘Social’ Work and the Limits of Moral Citizenship This paper is about dislocation – of female bodies dislocated from the realm of the ‘domestic’ to the realm of the public. In India’s contemporary history, the moment of Partition is also the moment when ‘women’ appear in a …