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Kate Steward                                                                                                                              

Gendered Inequalities: Policy and Practice Perspectives

Friday 2 October 2015 | 6.30-8pm | Old Theatre, Old Building

The Gender Institute will co-host a public lecture with the Gender & Development journal, Oxfam and Routledge. Speakers will include: Chiara Capraro (Christian Aid and the UK Gender and Development Network), Professor Naila Kabeer (LSE Gender Institute), Professor Diane Perrons (LSE Gender Institute) and Daria Ukhova (Oxfam and the University of Berlin). The chair is Caroline Sweetman (editor, Gender & Development) and the discussant will be Laurie Adams, Director of Women's Rights at Oxfam GB. 


HeForShe #GetFree tour: panel discussion on developing an inclusive campus culture

Wednesday 7 October 2015 | 3.30-4.30pm | Shaw Library, Old Building 

The LSE Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce will host a discussion on building a more inclusive campus culture. During the panel discussion, we intend to explore both the challenges for building an inclusive living and learning environment at university as well as strategies for achieving greater gender equality both in the professional world and within particular academic disciplines, university programmes, student initiatives, and social environments. Speakers include: Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Lena Schofield, Hilary Stauffer and Charles Stephens.


Women, Peace and Security: tackling the cycle of violence against women

Thursday 8 October 2015 | 6.30-8pm | Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB

Professor Christine Chinkin (pictured, Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security) will be leading a public lecture. Professor Marsha Henry (Associate Professor at the Gender Institute and Deputy Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security) will be chairing the lecture. In this lecture, Professor Chinkin will explore UNSCR 1325, PSVI, and the international legal framework for addressing violence against women and promoting human rights for women, themes central to the context and ambition for the Centre for Women, Peace and Security

Shami Chakrabati

Confronting Gender Inequality: Findings from the LSE Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power

Tuesday 13 October 2015 | 6.30-8pm | Old Theatre, Old Building

The Gender Institute, LSE Law and LSE Government will co-host a public debate. Speakers will include: Shami Chakrabarti (pictured), Polly Toynbee and Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi. The LSE Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power will present their findings at this public debate, and copies of the Final Report will be available for attendees.


Reflections on the Politics of Gender and Sexuality in an Age of Extremism

Thursday 15 October | 6.30-8pm | Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

In this public lecture, Amina Mama (Professor in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies at the University of California, Davis) will explore the sexual politics of militarism and contemporary extremist movements, with reference to West African contexts.


Gender and the Politics of Shame

Saturday 14 November 2015 | 9am-5pm | LG.04, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Dr Clara Fischer, Newton International Fellow at the Gender Institute has organised a day-long conference on Gender and the Politics of Shame. The event brings together activists and scholars from a variety of disciplines, with a keynote address by Prof. Sally Munt. This conference is now fully booked