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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.
Confronting Gender Inequality in Uncertain Times
A new report reviewing developments affecting gender inequality since the launch of the Gender, Inequality and Power Commission report in 2015. Listen to the public lecture here.
LSE announces scholarships for new MSc in Women, Peace and Security
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has announced five full scholarships for students to study its new MSc in Women, Peace and Security.
Women, Peace and Security is a postgraduate programme in the Gender Institute, the largest research and teaching unit of its kind in Europe.
Thinking Sexualities, Globalities and the Politics of Rights from an Interdisciplinary Perspective with Professor Sonia Corrêa
In celebration of her Leverhulme Professorship at the Gender Institute, Sonia Corrêa explores some of the paradoxes at the centre of sexual rights theory and politics.
Abortion Frontlines: the Latin American Context
Professor Sonia Corrêa and Professor Emily Jackson
In this informal lunchtime seminar, Professor Sonia Corrêa presented a short paper on recent developments in abortion law and policy in Latin America and Professor Emily Jackson (LSE Law) discussed the public health implications of DIY abortion.
Kimberlé Crenshaw named winner of the 2016-17 Gittler Prize
Kimberlé Crenshaw, our Centennial Professor, has been selected by Brandeis University as the 2016-17 winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize. Click here to read more!
For more upcoming events and to view past events and listen to podcasts, please visit the Events page.
Where are the women in today's Islamic world?
LSE Literary Festival
Saturday 25th February, 11am - 12.30pm
Fabiana Barticioti, Canon Mandy Ford, Sally Hitchener
Women and Religion - the journey to ordination
Wednesday 1st March, 6.30-8pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre
Thinking about gender and social inequality: old themes and new battles
Wednesday 8th March, 6.30-8pm, Wolfson Theatre
Punam Yadav and Afaf Jabiri
GI Interdisciplinary Conversations on State power, Geopolitics and Gender Imaginaries
Wednesday 15th March, 6-7.30pm, Graham Wallas Room
GI End of Term Party
Wednesday 22nd March
GI Open Space - for GI staff and students only
Kimberlé Crenshaw and Devon Carbado
Black Lives Matter and Say Her Name
Wednesday 21st September 2016
Taking Decolonizing Human Rights Seriously
Wednesday 28th September 2016
Sonia Corrêa and Emily Jackson
Abortion Frontlines: the Latin American context
Thursday 13th October 2016
Tuesday 8th November 2016
Gender Contestation in Global Value Chains: drivers of change and diverse outcomes in cocoa-chocolate sourcing
Wednesday 9th November 2016
Does Rosie Like Riveting? Male and Female Occupational Choices
Wednesday 23rd November 2016
Thinking Sexualities, Globalities and the Politics of Rights from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
Wednesday 30th November 2016
Dr Hannah Hamad, Maria Miller MP, Professor Diane Perrons, Justine Thornton
Wednesday 11th January 2017
Precarisation, Autonomy and Care
Wednesday 18th January 2017
Claire Eustance, Clare Hemmings, Amal Treacher Kabesh, Rahul Rao and Sadie Wearing.
Wednesday 25th January 2017
Critical differentiations of racism and migration
Wednesday 1st February 2017
The Problem of Speaking for Others
Wednesday 8th February 2017
Louisa Acciari, Priya Raghavan and Amanda Shaw
Practicing Decoloniality in Gender Studies
Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 6-7.30pm, Graham Wallas Room
Practicing Decoloniality 1/3: Decolonial DiscomfortsOn Wednesday 22nd February 2017, PhD students at the Gender Institute organised a roundtable discussion and interactive workshop titled Practicing Decoloniality in Gender Studies. This short series of posts presents the transcripts of the three speakers’ discussion papers, kicking off with Priya Raghavan’s reflections on her encounters with decoloniality in the neoliberal academy during her first year of PhD studies. […]
Ideology trumps gender: Left-wing women and British party politicsby Rosanna Hutchings Although British political parties have increased the number of female MPs in Parliament, a neoliberal framework privileges a liberal feminist approach to politics that leaves women with a very specific kind of female representative that fails to represent the interests of the majority of female voters. The women that are visible within the centre-left Labour Party are […]
When attendance is resistance – Why, as a Muslim woman, I am not going to boycott #ISA2017In this post, Jennifer Philippa Eggert explains why, as a Muslim woman, she is not going to boycott the ISA conference in the US. In the wake of the recent executive order banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, a possible ban of the upcoming ISA conference has been discussed in academic circles. As a German […]