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Upcoming Events

If you would like to be added to our Upcoming Events mailing list of GI Events and events featuring or associated with GI staff, please email Kate Steward                                                                                                                              

Two decades of same-sex marriage in Sweden: A demographic account

Monday 16 November | 5.30-7pm | Graham Wallas Room

Professor Gunnar Andersson is holding a research seminar in which he explores and contrasts patterns for same-sex unions with those of opposite-sex unions in Sweden.


Department of International Relations Fred Halliday Memorial Lecture

Thursday 19 November | 6.30-8pm | Old Theatre, Old Building

Professor Anne Marie Goez lectures on how sexual violence has been deployed strategically in a wide range of conflicts, and political responses to these violations of civilian rights. 


Postfeminism: For Nigerian girls, too

Wednesday 25 November | 4-5.30pm | Gender Institute Open Space

Dr Simidele Dosekun talks about her research in Lagos on the 'spectacularly feminine' dress styles of class-privileged young women.


Centre for Women, Peace and Security

Book launch: The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: legacies and legitimacy


Leticia Sabsay is speaking at a Birkbeck conference 4-5 December: 'Hegemony, populism and emancipation: Remembering Ernesto Laclau'                      

This conference will celebrate the life and work of Ernesto Laclau, who died last year. Originally from Argentina, his ideas about radical democracy and populism influenced grassroots activists, thinkers and politicians from Latin America's new left to Greece, Spain and Great Britain.


GI Interdisciplinary Conversations: Rights in interdisciplinary perspective

Monday 11 January | 5.30-6.30pm | Gender Institute Open Space

Christine Chinkin, Sumi Madhok and Leticia Sabsay in discussion. Followed by a drinks reception at the Gender Institute.


Screening: ‘Je ne suis pas féministe mais...’ 52 minutes on the life of Christine Delphy

Monday 8 February 2016 | 6.30-8pm | Wolfson Theatre

Join us at the first screening in the UK of this world acclaimed film (Tissot & Tissot, 2015), followed by a Q&A with one of the directors and Delphy herself.


Feminism in Transnational Times: A conversation with Christine Delphy

Wednesday 10 February | 6.30-8pm | Sheikh Zayed Theatre

In discussion, Christine Delphy and Sylvie Tissot will address Delphy’s last book (Verso, 2015), focusing on her views on the contemporary challenges of feminism vis a vis the emergence of new racisms.


GI Interdisciplinary Conversations: Sex work, economics and sexual freedom

Wednesday 24 February | 4-6pm | Gender Institute Open Space

Clare Hemmings and Naila Kabeer in discussion. Followed by a drinks reception at the Gender Institute