7 March 2017
SOAS University of London is marking International Women’s Day on 8 March with events and an inspirational women social media campaign. We invite people on social media to share words of wisdom from international women in their lives. The campaign will be live across SOAS’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels. Use the hashtags #SOAS100 and #IWD to share your wisdoms.
You can read about the many inspiration women at SOAS who have who have inspired, innovated and educated the School community in our 100 years of SOAS women blog.
In addition, SOAS will also be hosting a number of events on women. These include home-making in Israel/Palestine and the gendered impact of austerity. Hosted by the SOAS Centre for Gender Studies ‘Gender Perspectives of Belonging and Destruction in Israel/Palestine’ on 9 March with Dr Hagar Kotef, Senior Lecturer of Political Theory and Comparative Political Thought, will examine home-making in contexts of settler colonialism, specifically in Israel/Palestine.
Dr Hannah Bargawi, Lecturer in Economics, will also be launching her new co-edited volume ‘Economics and Austerity in Europe: Gendered impacts and sustainable alternatives’ on International Women’s Day at the University of Greenwich. Panellists at the event include discussion include editors and contributors of the new book.
SOAS Labour Society will also be marking the day with an event on the effects of austerity on women.