LSE Gender public lectures and seminars

We host a range of events, from large public lectures to smaller seminars, across a broad spectrum of topics relating to gender studies. Unless otherwise stated, our events are free and open to all.


Upcoming events

If you would like to be added to our Upcoming Events mailing list of LSE Gender Events and events featuring or associated with LSE Gender staff, and/or if you have any questions regarding upcoming event, please email LSE Gender 

You can also view our past events and listen to the podcasts.


LSE Gender  Events Programme - Michaelmas Term 2017/18




Why feminism? An open discussion about doing gender research''

Speakers - Rishita Nandagiri, Jenny Chanfreau and Billy Holzberg

Chair - Aiko Holvikivi

Moderators: Jacqui Gibbs and Hannah Wright

27th September

6:00 - 7:30pm

Graham Wallas Room



''Abortion and Sex Work: An impertinent dialogue on sexual rights.''

Speakers - Marge Berer and Pye Jakobsson

Chair - Sonia Corrêa

4th October 

6:00 - 7:30pm

Graham Wallas Room


Yv E. Nay

''The Affective Structure of Global Trans*

Speaker - Yv Nay

Chair - Jacob Breslow

11th October 

6:00 - 7:30pm

Room TBC


Public lecture

''In conversation with Ratna Kapur''

Speaker - Ratna Kapur

Chair - Sumi Madhok

18th October 

5:30 - 7:00pm

Thai Theatre


Tina Campt

''Flow: black bodies and the process of refusal''

Speaker - Tina Campt

Chair - Sadie Wearing

25th October 

6:30 - 8:00pm

Sheikh Theatre

Co-Sponsored by the Feminist Review



''What we Treasure we Measure: a theatrical engagement with Gender in/equality''

ParticepArte Theatre Group

Chair - Ania Plowmien

8th November

6:30 - 8:00pm

Old Theatre



''What ‘state’ we are in?  Re-visiting the problem of the state in gender and sexuality thinking and politics'' 

Speaker - Sonia Corrêa

Chair - Ania Plowmien

15th November

6:30 - 8:00pm

Old Theatre



''Postcolonial governmentality and gendered

Speaker - Nikita Dhawan and María do Mar Castro Varela

Chair - Emma Spruce

22nd November

6:00 - 7:30pm

Room TBC



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‘Introducing emerging Gender Research’

Speakers: Emma Spruce and Aisling Swaine

29th November

6:00 - 7:30pm

Room TBC


Previous Events 17 / 18

Reimagining Peacekeeping: gender 'race' and militarisation in the global order

marsha and clare



You can search for all LSE Events on the main Events page.



Events 2016/17


Kimberlé Crenshaw and Devon Carbado

Black Lives Matter and Say Her Name

Wednesday 21 September 2016


Sumi Madhok

Taking Decolonizing Human Rights Seriously 

Wednesday 28 September 2016


Sonia Corrêa and Emily Jackson 

Abortion Frontlines: the Latin American context

Thursday 13 October 2016


Sonia Correa and Andrea Cornwall

Development and Sexual Justice

Wednesday 19 October 2016


Mary Evans, Sarah Childs, Emma Crewe, Mona Morgan-Collins and Sam Smethers

Women in Politics: change and continuity

Wednesday 26 October 2016


Punam Yadav, Marsha Henry, David N. Gellner, Christine Chinkin

Social Transformation in Post Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective

Tuesday 8 November 2016


Stephanie Ware Barrientos

Gender Contestation in Global Value Chains: drivers of change and diverse outcomes in cocoa-chocolate sourcing

Wednesday 9 November 2016


Grace Lordan and Jörn-Steffen Pischke

Does Rosie Like Riveting? Male and Female Occupational Choices       

Wednesday 23 November 2016


Dr Hannah Hamad, Maria Miller, Professor Diane Perrons, Justine Thornton

Confronting Gender Inequality in Uncertain Times

Wednesday 11 January 2017 


Isabell Lorey

Precarisation, Autonomy and Care

Wednesday 18 January 2017


Claire Eustance, Clare Hemmings, Amal Treacher Kabesh, Rahul Rao and Sadie Wearing. 

Archival Troubles

Wednesday 25 January 2017


Alyosxa Tudor

Critical differentiations of racism and migration

Wednesday 1 February 2017


Burcu Ercyes

The Problem of Speaking for Others

Wednesday 8 February 2017


Louisa Acciari, Priya Raghavan and Amanda Shaw

Practicing Decoloniality in Gender Studies

Wednesday 22 February 2017


Elif Shafak

Where are the women in today's Islamic world?

LSE Literary Festival

Saturday 25 February 2017


Fabiana Barticioti, Canon Mandy Ford, Sally Hitchener

Women and Religion - the journey to ordination

Wednesday 1 March 2017


Mary Evans

Thinking about gender and social inequality: old themes and new battles

Wednesday 8 March 2017


Punam Yadav and Afaf Jabiri

GI Interdisciplinary Conversations on State power, GeoWhy feminism? An open discussion about doing gender research''

Speakers - Rishita Nandagiri, Jenny Chanfreau and Billy Holzberg

politics and Gender Imaginaries

Wednesday 15 March 2017


Professor Nicholas Stern  

Eva Colorni memorial lecture: A Village, a Country and the Discipline: economic development in Palanpur over seven decades.

Wednesday 7 June 2017