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Gender Institute


Houghton Street 

London WC2A 2AE, UK

Tel: +44 (0)207 955 7602 

eFax: +44 (0)207 681 2866


Master's, Events, Research and General enquiries: 


James Deeley
Manager (Master's, Events, Research)


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.


The Gender Institute's New Undergraduate Course- Gender, Politics and Civil Society (GI200)|

The Gender Institute will be offering a new undergraduate course to all 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates, which will focus on using the remarkable resources of The Women's Library. The Women's Library, now situated in the LSE Library, holds an abundance of material, both written and visual, recording the social, political and economic changes in women’s lives and relations between women and men in the past 200 years.


The Presence of Gender - Gender Institute 20th Anniversary Conference|

The Gender Institute celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a conference on Friday 9 May, which brought together scholars, policy makers and activists to reflect on the multiple inequalities of our time and how we might analyse them and forge new theoretical paths to confront them.

There was an evening keynote public lecture| with Professors Sylvia Chant and Inderpal Grewal, who reflected on The Presence of Gender in social, cultural, political and economic spheres of life.

To view the posters created by master's and research students for the conference, please click here|


The SAGE Handbook of Feminist Theory| (eds) Mary Evans, Clare Hemmings, Marsha Henry, Hazel Johnstone, Sumi Madhok, Ania Plomien and Sadie Wearing

Faculty at the Gender Institute have edited The SAGE Handbook of Feminist Theory, which will be published in 2014. At no point in recorded history has there been an absence of intense, and heated, discussion about the subject of how to conduct relations between women and men. This Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to these omnipresent issues and debates, mapping the present and future of thinking about feminist theory. It is an essential reference work for advanced students and academics not only of feminist theory, but of gender and sexuality across the humanities and social sciences.


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.


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|.




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