Gender Department Research Events

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Lent Term Events Programme 

Academic Freedoms

Academic Freedom and the Scholarship of Justice and Transformation 

Wednesday 18th January 2023, 5.30-7pm. 
There will be no event recording available, but please see Mary Evans' LSE Impact blog, The Possibilities of Nostalgia for Academic Freedom

This LSE Conversation brought together leading scholars who research and teach on questions of social and political transformation in contemporary times.

Speakers: Clare Hemmings (LSE), Niraja Gopal Jayal (LSE & King's College) and Mary Evans (LSE). Chair: Sumi Madhok (LSE)



Capabilities, Empowerment and Citizenship: a homage to my “influencers” 

** This event has been cancelled due to industrial action **

Speaker: Naila Kabeer (LSE)

Respondents: Ruth Lister (Loughborough) and Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS)
Chair: Wendy Sigle (LSE)



Michaelmas Term Events & Recordings


African Feminisms for Abolitionist Futures: the speculative geography of African women’s political dissent

Speaker: SM Rodriguez (LSE)

Chair: Aiko Holvikivi (LSE)

Watch a recording of the event on YouTube




Transnational ‘Anti-Gender’ Movements and Resistance: narratives and interventions

Speakers: Judith Butler (University of California, Berkeley - online), Sonia Corrêa (Sexuality Policy Watch), Françoise Vergès (antiracist decolonial theorist and writer - online)
Chairs: Clare Hemmings (LSE) and Sumi Madhok (LSE)

Watch a recording of the event on YouTube - View 1 and View 2