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Past Events

Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality

Results: 1 - 20 of 22
Results: 1 - 20 of 22
  • 15 May 2020
    CANCELLED: Mandating Protection: UN Peacekeeping and Sexual Violence in Civil Wars

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    While peacekeeping missions are often successful in preventing conflict and violence, significant variations exist in the quality of peace.

  • 17 Apr 2020
    CANCELLED: Babies Wanted: China’s New Reproductive Complex

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    After decades of family planning campaigns and initiatives aimed at preventing birth, many countries in Asia are now facing the exact opposite problem – they need babies.

  • 20 Mar 2020
    CANCELLED: Is queer kinship always already chosen? LGBTQ+ families and affective politics of race, gender and desire in (homo)nationalist times

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    This paper revisits Weston’s (1991) Families we choose and Butler’s (2002) discussion of (heterosexual) kinship to critically reflect on what their widespread arguments mean for queer subjects with and without wombs ...

  • 11 Mar 2020
    Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    Testosterone is not what most people think it is, and it is decidedly not a “male sex hormone.”

  • 14 Feb 2020
    Barriers to Diversity in our Academic Institutions: The Case of Institutional Racism

    14:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Our academic institutions are shaped by deeply entrenched historical patterns of exclusion and processes of racialization, which often remain invisible or are poorly understood, yet account for the conspicuous ...

  • 17 Jan 2020
    “Profiled cafes, beaches, and various associations”: Polish sexology, queerness, and the Cold War

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The development of LGBTQ identity and rights in Poland is usually situated in the 1980s when the first queer magazines were published and the first associations were founded. In this talk, I look at processes that ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Gender, Party Politics, and Democracy in Europe: A Study of European Parliament’s Party Groups

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The lecture is co-organized by the Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS) and the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES).

  • 20 Nov 2019
    A Transnational Queer Sociological Analysis of Sexual Identity and Civic-political Activism in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    This research adopts the author’s newly proposed transnational queer sociology to examine young gay male identities, as revealed in 90 in-depth interviews conducted in Hong Kong (n = 30), Taiwan (Taipei, n = 30) and ...

  • 15 Nov 2019
    Home-based Telework and the Gender Pay Gap. The Relevance of Different Forms of Implementation.

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Home-based telework is increasingly discussed as a solution for problems in reconciling demands in work and personal life. It is, however, unclear to what extent home-based telework can also contribute to reducing ...

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Disability: Between Equality and Difference?

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Disability provides a useful window through which to examine divisions that have emerged in feminist/gender/sexuality scholarship in the last forty years over equality, difference, and intersectionality.

  • 13 Sep 2019
    The Gender of Labor Value and Social Dependence

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    The evolution of global capitalism in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries has raised unsettling questions about the increase in social dependence resulting from the decline in manufacturing jobs, the ...

  • 13 Sep 2019
    Nice to Meet You

    14:15 - 15:15 | Event

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

  • Start 4 Jul 2019
    End 6 Jul 2019
    European Conference on Politics & Gender (ECPG)

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    ECPG is the world-leading conference on politics and gender. ECPG offers a platform for exchange and dialogue about how understanding gender is central to understand politics and where diversity and plurality in ...

  • 23 May 2019
    SOGI Policy and Human Security in Asia: An International Comparison

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    In June 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on “Protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation, and gender identity (SOGI)”.

  • 17 May 2019
    Migrant Sex Workers: The Impact of Different Policymaking Approaches in the Global North

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    What is the impact of different sex work policymaking frameworks on the rights and lives of migrant sex workers?

  • 9 May 2019
    The Sociability of Risk: Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV in the Slums of Kampala, Uganda

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    To better understand the everyday nature of risks associated with women engaging in sex work Dr. Serena Cruz pursued an almost three-year study—including 14-months of sustained ethnography—to answer the question: how ...

  • 12 Apr 2019
    ‘I Can Weep but not Wail’: Contemporary Young African Men's Masculinities

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Changing socio-historical contexts notwithstanding, decades after feminist scholars first applied the lens of patriarchy to examine constructions and performances of masculinity to explain gender inequalities, many ...

  • 3 Apr 2019
    Sex Trafficking Recruitment and Exploitation on the Internet: A Profile of Empirical Research

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    Technology as a facilitator of sex trafficking has gained traction in recent years, with allegations that the advertisement of trafficked persons is migrating to escort websites and mobile applications.

  • 15 Mar 2019
    ‘She asked for it’, ‘He didn’t mean to’: Rape myth acceptance among university students in England and India

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Much of the literature on rape, victim blaming, and rape myth acceptance (RMA) is focused on the United States, and there is a general dearth of such scholarly activity in other countries.

  • 27 Feb 2019
    With Hands Tied: A Woman Presidential Candidate’s Pursuit of Programmatic Politics

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    In this lecture, Gichohi examines how gender affects African women’s ability to act as either ethnic or national flag bearers.