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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                                                                                                                              
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Gender Institute Spring Festival: Art & Activism in the Academy

Monday 25 to Friday 29 April | various venues

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The Gender Institute is pleased to announce a week of creative and critical engagement with the relationship between feminist politics and artistic practice. Full programme available here.


Concepts, Categories and Curiosities: Challenges in Feminist Peace Research

Tuesday 10 May | 12.30-2pm | GI Open Space

Part of the 'GI Conversations' series - a discussion featuring Aiko Holvikivi, Marsha Henry and Olivera Simic, chaired by Christine Chinkin


Gendered societal transitions: unpacking the shifting gender dynamics of labour-capital relations in global production networks

Wednesday 11 May | 12.30-2pm | GI Open Space

A 'brown bag' research session with Eleni Sifaki


Kimberle Crenshaw, Research Seminar - Intersectionality: Why We Can't Wait for a Racial Justice Agenda that Centers Us All

Monday 23 May | 5-7pm | OLD.4.10

Kimberle Crenshaw leading a research seminar.



Eva Colorni memorial lecture. Tales of the Unexpected: gender equality and social progress in Bangladesh

Friday 3 June | 6.30-8pm | Old Theatre, Old Building

Speakers: Professor David Lewis, Juli Huang, Professor Naila Kabeer and Amartya Sen. This panel will discuss why gender indicators for Bangladesh have shown a marked improvement despite various development indices not reflecting a similar upswing.

This event is free but a ticket is required. You can find more information about how to apply for tickets here.

Please email  if you have any queries


Gender Institute PhD 3rd Year Review Presentations

Wednesday 8 June | 6-7.30pm | GI Open Space | followed by a drinks reception

Presentations on their research by:

  • Amanda Shaw: intersecting social differences food and farming work in Hawaii
  • Magdalena Mikulak: Negotiating Modernity, Sexuality, Gender and Class: Reparative Therapy in Contemporary Poland
  • Miha Fugina: Chinese anarchism and the politics of intimacy