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Kate Steward                                                                                                                              

Gendering the Social Sciences: Why Demography Needs (New) Theories

The Gender Institute's welcome week public lecture will take place on Wednesday 23 September 2015. The lecture will be led by Professor Wendy Sigle, who is Professor of Gender and Family Studies at the Gender Institute. A Reception will be held after the lecture.


Gendered Inequalities: Policy and Practice Perspectives

The Gender Institute will co-host a public lecture with the Gender & Development journal, Oxfam and Routledge on Friday 2 October 2015. 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. 

Shami Chakrabati

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

The Gender Institute, LSE Law and LSE Government will co-host a public debate on Tuesday 13 October 2015. 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.


Gender and the Politics of Shame

Dr Clara Fischer, Newton International Fellow at the Gender Institute has organised a day-long conference on Gender and the Politics of Shame, which will take place on Saturday 14 November 2015. There is a call for papers and the keynote speaker will be Professor Sally Munt from the University of Sussex.