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Results: 41 - 60 of 111
  • 18 Apr 2017
    Elaine Howard Ecklund
    Lunch Lecture: Failing Families, Failing Science?: Juggling the demands of academia and family life

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    Family and work is difficult to balance, particularly in academic careers.

  • 13 Apr 2017
    Aili Mari Tripp
    Unexpected Consequences: Women and Power in Postconflict Africa

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The talk is based on Tripp’s award winning Women and Power in Postconflict Africa, which looks at a gender-related consequences of the decline of major conflict in 17 countries in Africa over the past 20 years.

  • 16 Mar 2017
    S. N. Nyeck
    Global LGBT Rights and Economic Empowerment

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The state plays a central role in protecting sexual minorities. Global efforts at transforming human rights frameworks to include sexual orientation and gender identity have been successful, where they have, through ...

  • 16 Feb 2017
    Dara Cohen
    Why do some armed groups rape but others never do? Rape as socialization in contemporary civil wars

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Rape is common during wartime, but even within the context of the same war, some armed groups perpetrate rape on a massive scale while others never do. Why?

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Sonya Michel
    Lunch Debate: Women and Right-Wing Movements: What’s the Big Attraction?

    12:00 - 13:15 | Lecture

    What is drawing women to right-wing candidates?

  • 19 Jan 2017
    Book cover: African Feminist Politics of Knowledge
    Transnational Feminism: Issues and Concerns

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    How can a transnational feminist approach contribute to re-thinking issues of women and gender with implication for feminist politics - in the global South as well as in the North?

  • 16 Dec 2016
    Logo of research project Let's Talk About Sex
    ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’

    13:00 - 17:30 | Symposium

    The symposium is based on a research project which has been conducted at the Department of Sociology, UvA. The aim of the project was to contribute to a better understanding of sexual diversity among students and ...

  • 15 Dec 2016
    Photo of Anna Korteweg
    Gender Equality and LGTBQ Rights in Refugee Politics: A Transatlantic Comparison

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Feminist and LGBTQ rights are increasingly co-opted in public and political debates on the inclusion of refugees into receiving nation-states.

  • 17 Nov 2016
    ARC-GS logo
    Sexuality@UvA: Interdisciplinary Overview of Ongoing Research

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    From anthropology to medicine to pedagogy to geography, many scholars engage in sexuality research. It is therefore high time to bring these researchers together and consider the sum of their rich research.

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Photo of Nimu Njoya
    Lunch Lecture: Time, Words and the Death of a Concept: Telling Stories about Women’s Progress

    12:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    The central problem I am addressing is the paradoxical belief, especially among feminist scholars, that progressive politics today requires a principled rejection of ideals of progress associated with the Enlightenment.

  • 20 Oct 2016
    Picture of Mieke Verloo
    Opposition to Gender Equality: Current Dynamics in Europe

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Opposition to gender and sexual equality in Europe is on the rise. At the same time there are signs that democracy across Europe is endangered. How can we understand these developments and how are they connected? ...

  • 6 Oct 2016
    Grimburgwal, Binnengasthuisterrein, Academische Club
    What is Diversity?

    17:30 - 19:00 | Event

    The Rethink debates tend to lean towards favouring colour when speaking of diversity. While this is a significant question at the UvA in the 21st century, ARC-GS would like to discuss the broadening of the debate by ...

  • 15 Sep 2016
    Tedious, thorny and quintessential: Gender mainstreaming in academia

    14:30 - 17:30 | Event

    Prof. Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh), Dr Maxime Forest (Sciences Po University Paris), and Dr Liza Mügge (University of Amsterdam) examine the mechanisms that (re)produce inequalities from different ...

  • 15 Sep 2016
    Nice to meet you

    13:30 - 14:30 | Event

    How are gender-neutral toilets, headscarf debates, working mothers, lipstick lesbians, sexual intimidation at festivals, Femen-feminists, underrepresentation of women in political leadership, Gay Pride, and more, ...

  • Start 4 Aug 2016
    End 5 Aug 2016
    Europride Oxford Street
    Proud In Europe? LGBTI Emancipation in Comparative Perspective


    In August 2016 the city of Amsterdam will host Europride. In the two days preceding the canal parade an international scientific conference will take place in collaboration with the Amsterdam Research Center for ...

  • 19 May 2016
    Photo of Lisa Adkins
    Speculative Futures In The Time Of Debt

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In this talk Lisa Adkins is concerned with the temporality of debt. Against the claim that the society of debt has emptied out futures via the elevation of the promise to pay to a total social fact, Adkins suggests ...

  • 21 Apr 2016
    Prof Eric Schliesser, Political Theory
    Forgotten feminists of the eighteenth century

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Professor Eric Schliesser introduces eighteenth century authors, male and female, that theorized female oppression in a male dominated society. His examples will include John Toland, Bernard Mandeville, and Sophie De ...

  • 17 Mar 2016
    Rose Mary Amenga-Etego
    Negotiating Concurrent Realities in Ghana: Indigenous Religions and Sexuality in Contemporary Society

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    What is the position of indigenous ideas and practices in contemporary Ghana regarding sex and sexuality?

  • 18 Feb 2016
    Book Cover: Wrapped in the Flag of Israel
    Mizrahi Mothers, Wrapped in the Flag: Ultra-Nationalism and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Professor Smadar Lavie's recent book, Wrapped in the Flag of Israel, posits a model of state bureaucracy that operates by theological decree. In this system, the categories of religion, gender, and race become the ...

  • 28 Jan 2016
    French Gender: The Languages of National and Racial Politics from PaCS to “Marriage for All”

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Gender is supposed to be alien to French culture. However, sexual politics have been at the center of French politics since the 1990s – from PaCS (and parité) to “marriage for all” and the attacks against the ...