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Gender Institute


Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE, UK
Tel: +44 (0)207 955 7602 
eFax: +44 (0)207 681 2866


MSc, Events and General enquiries:
James Deeley
MSc Programmes Manager &
Events Coordinator


PhD and Other enquiries:
Hazel Johnstone MBE
Departmental Manager




Gender relations are global.  They are key to understanding how the world works today. War, globalisation, sexuality, migration, representation, employment, media, history - all of these are gendered. If you are interested in global power relations, a gender analysis is essential.


Hazel Johnstone honoured with MBE|

Hazel Johnstone, departmental manager in LSE's Gender Institute, received her MBE for services to higher education. Hazel has overseen the transformation of the Gender Institute, from a working group to a department that offers five different masters programmes and a PhD programme.


Why Gender Matters for Social Science|

The Gender Institute and the Centre for Learning Technology worked together to create a film on 'Why Gender Matter for Social Science'. The film comprises a number of interviews with LSE academics discussing the importance of gender research for their discipline and talking about the range of work in this field being carried out at the school.


LSE PhD Studentships for 2014 entry|

The School is offering 59 full scholarships for new PhD students. The scholarships cover fees and living expenses of £18,000 each year for four years. They are available for Home UK/EU and Overseas students undertaking full time research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance at the School. Studentships will be awarded on academic merit and research potential.


Feminism Then and Now|

With the arrival of The Women’s Library at LSE, the Gender Institute will be running a series of Conversations during Lent Term. The first Conversation was Feminism Then and Now and the speakers were Natalie Bennett, Pragna Patel, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Finn Mackay, Camille Kumar and Professor Lynne Segal. The Conversation is available as a podcast- to listen to the Conversation please click here|


Gender Institute programmes|

The Gender Institute runs five Masters programmes|, attracting students from a range of different countries, and typically has 20 MPhil/PhD| students researching gender concerns.


Masters programmes|

We offer five MSc programmes of study lasting one year full time or two years part time. The wide range of courses, combined with the compulsory dissertation, enables students to compile a programme to meet their particular requirements.



PhD programme|

Opportunities for research in the pioneering field of gender studies are unparalleled. Students participate in our seminars and workshops, as well as following a research training programme within the Institute.



The LSE Gender Network|

Keep in touch with goings-on at the GI by liking our facebook| page, by following us on twitter|, or by reading, commenting and even submitting to the student-run blog Engenderings|.




Book Review: Gender and Global Justice by Alison M. Jaggar
Alison Jaggar aims to bring gender to the centre of philosophical debates about global justice with this recent collection of essays. Chapters cover geographies of gender and migration, taxation and global justice, and sexual violence in an international context, amongst other … Continue reading

UK 2014-15 Budget: Where does the social security spending cap leave disabled women and their carers?
On 19th March 2014, George Osborne, the UK Chancellor of the  Exchequer delivered the annual speech to Parliament outlining spending and taxation plans. A limit was imposed on UK annual social security spending. This limit is set at £119 billion … Continue reading

How does freedom dress?
Cloth is a video art piece intended to contribute to an inter/intracultural conversation about women, identity, oppression, agency and freedom, as well as common (mis)representations thereof. The directors and performing artists, Samira Mahboub and Ania Catherine, both current postgraduate students at the LSE … Continue reading