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Hazel Johnstone MBE

Departmental Manager

h.johnstone@lse.ac.uk

  

Dr Kate Steward

Manager (Taught Programmes, Events)

k.steward@lse.ac.uk

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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.

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Gender Institute Spring Festival: Art & Activism in the Academy

Monday 25 to Friday 29 April | various venues

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.

 
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What does the EU Referendum mean for women?

On 8 March Policy Network hosted an event focused on women and the upcoming EU referendum. Panelists Ania Plomien from the GI along with Emma Reynolds MP, Cordelia Hay, Sam Smethers, Catherine Mayer, and chair Ayesha Hazarika considered what EU membership means for women in Britain and looked at the ways in which progressive politics can engage with  women in the run up to 23 June referendum. Organised by GI alumna Emma Kinloch.  Audio recording is available from https://soundcloud.com/policy-network/what-does-the-eu-referendum-mean-for-women

 
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Investing in the Care Economy - report launched

A gender analysis of employment stimulus in seven OECD countries, with contributions from Diane Perrons, Director of the GI, and Zofka Łapniewska, a former GI Visiting Fellow.

 
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Kimberlé Crenshaw is visiting the Gender Institute this Summer Term

The Gender Institute is delighted to announce that Kimberlé Crenshaw will be visiting the department in the Summer Term. Kimberlé Crenshaw is Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, and a leading authority in the area of Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law.

 

For more news about the Gender Institute and projects undertaken by the department, please visit the News page

womens suffrage warrior

Gender Institute Spring Festival: Art & Activism in the Academy

Monday 25 to Friday 29 April | various venues

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.

 

For more upcoming events and to view past events, please visit the Events page.

PHASE
by Samania  pt. I something is wrong this is temporary sweet but not serious curious but not aware ill but arousing a beautiful phase drowning in tears, not their own fleeting, confused oscillating between feeling and numbness most depictions of confused women don’t reflect confused women they reflect a confused gaze a dirty lens the dirt is invisible it’s called […]

Rape and Sexual Violence in War: The Vexing Issue of Causation and Some Reflections from Bosnia
By Janine Natalya Clark   Refugees; Srebrenica; the siege of Sarajevo; burning villages such as Ahmići and Stupni Do; the Omarska camp. Captured in these words are some of the most powerful and lasting images of the 1992-1995 Bosnian war. Media cameras captured many of the crimes committed in this bloody conflict. In contrast, one particular set of crimes typically […]

Poland: A change so good, it makes you want to cry
by Magdalena Mikulak Following its election victory in October 2015, Poland’s right-wing Law and Justice party (PiS) has been on an offensive that has left many people, both inside and outside of the country, concerned about the future of Polish democracy. The blitzkrieg of ‘good change’ (PiS’s campaign slogan) included effectively paralysing the Constitutional Tribunal – which sparked protests across the country – taking over the public […]