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Women in Politics: change and continuity

LSE Library and Gender Institute public discussion

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2016
Time:  6.30-8pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Professor Sarah Childs, Professor Emma Crewe, Dr Mona Morgan-Collins, Sam Smethers 
Chair:
Professor Mary Evans

Has the emergence of a woman as Prime Minister in the UK and a possible President of the US indicated a new relationship between women and formal politics? Or is it just business as usual?

Sarah Childs (@profsarahchilds) is Professor of Politics and Gender at the University of Bristol.

Emma Crewe (@_Emma_Crewe) specialises in the study and management of organisations and is Chair of Health Poverty Action.

Mona Morgan-Collins is a Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, previously obtaining her PhD at LSE.

Sam Smethers (@Samsmethers) is the Chief Executive of The Fawcett Society and a voluntary sector specialist.

Mary Evans is LSE Centennial Professor at the Gender Institute.

The British Library of Political and Economic Science (@LSELibrary) was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science.  It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses many world class collection, including The Women's Library.

LSE’s Gender Institute (@LSEGenderTweet) is the largest gender studies centre in Europe. With a global perspective, the Gender Institute’s research and teaching intersects with other categories of analysis such as race, ethnicity, class and sexuality; because gender relations work in all spheres of life, interdisciplinarity is key to our approach. 

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