- Women's Empowerment: Challenges and Contradictions
Prof. Andrea Cornwall (School of Global Studies, University of Sussex)
- Women, Literature and Obscenity: The Regulation of ‘Harmful Fiction’ in Modern China
Prof. Michel Hockx (Department of Languages and Culture of China and Inner Asia, SOAS, University of London)
- QUEER PERSPECTIVES ON LAW II: Law, Ethics and Politics of Disclosure
Prof Aeyal Gross (Tel Aviv University) & Prof Alex Sharpe (Keele University)
This workshop follows on the success of the Queer Perspectives on Law workshop. It will focus on legal, ethical and political issues surrounding disclosure/non-disclosure of facts considered material to sexual intimacy.
- Gender and Identity in British Black and South Asian Writing since 1980
Dr. Chris Weedon (Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University)
- Inheriting Entitlement: Property, Whiteness and Rape
Dr Sarah Keenan (School of Law, SOAS, University of London
Sarah Keenan researches and teaches feminist legal theory, post-colonial theory and property at SOAS School of Law. Her book 'Subversive Property: Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging' is forthcoming with Routledge Social Justice series in 2014.
- Women and Post-conflict State-building: The Stories Indicators Tell
Doris Buss (Associate Professor, Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University)
- Insight Day at SOAS
An invitation only event for prospective undergraduate students who have received an offer from SOAS
- Intersections: Critical Race and Black Britsh Feminism, a conversation with Kimberle Crenshaw
Professor Kimberle Crenshaw
- Feminism and Authoritarianism in the Middle East at Indiana University, Bloomington
8 renowned speakers and activists will gather to speak on the issue of feminism in the Middle East
- Racism, the Neoliberal Agenda and Violence against Women and Girls in Britain
Amrit Wilson (Activist/Author)
- Gender, Fundamentalism & Racism
Georgie Wemyss (UEL) and Rebecca Durand; Pragna Patel (Southall Black Sisters); Rita Chadha (RAMFEL); Hana Riaz (LSE)
This seminar is presented by the University of East London’s CMRB (Centre for research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging) and SOAS’ Centre for Gender Studies
- Disabled Diaspora, Rehabilitating State: The Queer Politics of Reproduction in Israel/Palestine
Roundtable with Jasbir Puar (Rutgers University) featuring Atef Alshaer, Brenna Bhandar, Aeyal Gross and Katherine Natanel. Chaired by Rahul Rao.
No booking is required except for wheelchair space. The venue is wheelchair accessible, although the space for wheelchairs is very limited. To reserve a space, or if you have any other disability-related needs, please contact Rahul Rao (firstname.lastname@example.org) in advance of the event.
- Rethinking Peacekeeping Round Table
Professor Dianne Otto, Professor Karen Engle, Dr Gina Heathcote, Felicity Ruby, Chloe Lewis and Dr Roisin Burke
- Deconstructing Sexual Violence Hierarchies: Rape, Silence and Denial in ‘Perpetrator’ Populations
Dr Olivera Simic, Griffith University
- Beyond religion: ISIS and the crisis in the Middle East
Ghias Aljundi, writer and human rights activist, Charles Tripp, SOAS and Nadje Al-Ali, SOAS
The first in a series of public lecturers SOAS Students’ Union will be hosting on the politics of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the UK.
- Feminisms in conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mapping 'women's movement' currents in the unfolding discourse of the 'Peace, Security and Cooperation framework'
Niamh Reilly, Director, Global Women's Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway
- Female Engagement Teams in Afghanistan: Examining Security/ Identity Narratives
Annick Wibben, Associate Professor and Program Director, Peace and Justice Studies, University of San Francisco
- Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers, Bureaucratic Torture, and the Divinities of State and Chance
Smadar Lavie, Scholar in Residence, University of California, Berkeley
- Intersectionality, Inequality and Bordering
Nira Yuval–Davis, Professor and Director of the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging, University of East London
- Investing in Women for a Better World? A Conversation on the Role of Women in Food Security
Conversation between Deborah Johnston, Reader, Department of Economics SOAS and Dr. Sarah Stevano, SOAS University of London
- Child-Adult Separation in Settler-Colonialism
Hedi Viterbo, Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS University of London