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Past Events

Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality

Results: 1 - 20 of 24
Results: 1 - 20 of 24
  • What is Essential Work? Social Reproduction in Pandemic Times
    16 Sep 2020 17:30 - 19:00 Lecture
    The Covid-19 pandemic has sharply clarified what social reproduction feminists have been saying for a while, namely that care work and life-making work are the essential work of society, and that this essential work ...
  • Nice to Meet You
    Nice to Meet You
    10 Sep 2020 15:30 - 16:30 Event
    Usually at this time of the year, we meet at our beloved CREA café with all those students within the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences who are interested in what our Faculty has to offer when it comes to ...
  • Ismene Gizelis
    CANCELLED: Mandating Protection: UN Peacekeeping and Sexual Violence in Civil Wars
    15 May 2020 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    While peacekeeping missions are often successful in preventing conflict and violence, significant variations exist in the quality of peace.
  • CANCELLED: Babies Wanted: China’s New Reproductive Complex
    17 Apr 2020 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.
  • CANCELLED: Is queer kinship always already chosen? LGBTQ+ families and affective politics of race, gender and desire in (homo)nationalist times
    20 Mar 2020 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 ...
  • Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography
    11 Mar 2020 11:45 - 13:00 Lecture
    Testosterone is not what most people think it is, and it is decidedly not a “male sex hormone.”
  • Barriers to Diversity in our Academic Institutions: The Case of Institutional Racism
    14 Feb 2020 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 ...
  • Homoseksualizm
    “Profiled cafes, beaches, and various associations”: Polish sexology, queerness, and the Cold War
    17 Jan 2020 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 ...
  • Johanna Kantola
    Gender, Party Politics, and Democracy in Europe: A Study of European Parliament’s Party Groups
    13 Dec 2019 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).
  • Travis Kong
    A Transnational Queer Sociological Analysis of Sexual Identity and Civic-political Activism in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China
    20 Nov 2019 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 ...
  • Anja Abendroth
    Home-based Telework and the Gender Pay Gap. The Relevance of Different Forms of Implementation.
    15 Nov 2019 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 ...
  • Barbara Arneil
    Disability: Between Equality and Difference?
    18 Oct 2019 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.
  • Sylvia Yanagisako
    The Gender of Labor Value and Social Dependence
    13 Sep 2019 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 ...
  • Nice to Meet You
    Nice to Meet You
    13 Sep 2019 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, ...
  • Log ECPG
    European Conference on Politics & Gender (ECPG)
    4 Jul 2019 - 6 Jul 2019 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 ...
  • Photo SOGI research
    SOGI Policy and Human Security in Asia: An International Comparison
    23 May 2019 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)”.
  • Nicola Mai
    Migrant Sex Workers: The Impact of Different Policymaking Approaches in the Global North
    17 May 2019 15:30 - 17:00 Lecture
    What is the impact of different sex work policymaking frameworks on the rights and lives of migrant sex workers?
  • Serena Cruz
    The Sociability of Risk: Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV in the Slums of Kampala, Uganda
    9 May 2019 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 ...
  • Akosua Adomako Ampofo
    ‘I Can Weep but not Wail’: Contemporary Young African Men's Masculinities
    12 Apr 2019 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 ...
  • Lindsay Gezinski
    Sex Trafficking Recruitment and Exploitation on the Internet: A Profile of Empirical Research
    3 Apr 2019 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.