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Selected Past Events

2014/15

June 15th 2015: Launch - New Journal Feminist Dissent

May 29th 2015: Workshop - 'Gender and Climate Change'

May 27th 2015: Seminar - Zanna Clay: 'Female power in our great ape cousins - the roots of female dominance and social bonds in bonobos'

May 12th 2015: Workshop - CSWG Archive in the Making

  • Archive event as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations (in collaboration with the Modern Records Centre)

April 24th 2015: Workshop - #VoteFeminist

  • Led by Sophie Bennett, co-director of UK Feminista

January 15th 2015: Public Lecture - Mary Gatta: 'All I Want is a Job: Women and US Public Workforce System'

March 11th 2015: Workshop led by the Vincent Dance Theatre Company

November 21st 2014: Workshop - 'Occupy your Body: on women’s relationship with our bodies in the context of media, capitalism, food and family'

  • Led by Amy Godfrey and Louisa Harvey, and organised in conjunction with the GRP on Food and the School of Theatre Studies

October 29th 2014: Workshop - 'Strengthening Links between Academia, Statutory Agencies and the Third Sector'

  • A workshop promoting collaboration and co-operation across the social policy spectrum, co-organised with Coventry Women's Voices and Coventry University

October 29th 2014: Public Lecture - Smadar Lavie: ‘Mizrahi Mothers, Wrapped in the Flag: Ultra-Nationalism, Apartheid, and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel’
 

2013/14

June 26th - 27th 2014: Conference - ‘After Kinsey: Retheorising Sexuality and Gender in a ‘Post-Closet’ Context’

  • Part of the ESRC Seminar Series "The Emergence of Trans: Retheorising Gender and Sexuality", convened by Deborah Lynn Steinberg

June 12th 2014: Workshop - 'Daring to be Bad: Rage, frustration and destructiveness in feminist theory and activism'

  • A workshop with talks and performances by Marianna Fotaki, Ruth Pearce, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Karolina Szpyrko, Meena Kandasamy and Laurie Penny

May 16th 2014: Conference - "Tangentially Queer: The field formation of queer theory'

May 12th 2014: Annual Lecture - Griselda Pollock: ‘Is feminism a bad memory or a virtual future?’

May 8th 2014: Seminar - ‘Women’s careers: the challenges of a gendered labour market’

  • With Jenny Bimrose and Caroline Wilson; organised in collaboration with the Age Research Centre, Coventry University.

February 28th 2014: Workshop - 'Orientating feminism(s): Feminist ‘turns’ and the political economy of knowledge production'

  • With Clare Hemmings, Carolyn Pedwell, Rebecca Coleman, Valerie Hey, and Lisa Blackman

November 28th 2013: Workshop - ‘Trans in Popular Representation’

  • Part of the ESRC Seminar Series "The Emergence of Trans: Retheorising Gender and Sexuality", convened by Deborah Lynn Steinberg

November 22nd 2013: Workshop - 'Feminist Activism in the UK'

  • A workshop with Kristin Aune, Sophie Bennett (UK Feminista), Kindy Sandhu (Coventry Women’s Voices), and Vicky Ball

November 27th 2013: Seminar - ‘Older women workers’

  • With Carol Wolkowitz and Christine Broughan; organised in collaboration with the Age Research Centre, Coventry University.

October 9th 2013: Seminar - Joey Sprague: ‘Evaluation and the reproduction of the gendered academy’

 

2012/13

July 8th - 10th 2013: Workshop - 'Rethinking Gender in Revolutions and Resistance: Lessons from the Arab World'

June 7th 2013: Public Lecture - Luce Irigaray: 'Could feminine values help to save our world?'

May 23th 2013: Workshop - ‘Trans as Everyday Culture: Social Networks, Social Movements, Everyday Lives and Everyday Repertoires’

  • Part of the ESRC Seminar Series "The Emergence of Trans: Retheorising Gender and Sexuality", convened by Deborah Lynn Steinberg

March 14th 2013: Annual Lecture - Sasha Roseneil: ''The vicissitudes of postcolonial citizenship and belonging in late liberalism'

February 8th 2013: Workshop: 'Gendering Food Security'

November 29th 2012: Workshop - ’Trans Genealogies: Shifting Paradigms and Practices in Clinical and Therapeutic Contexts’

  • Part of the ESRC Seminar Series "The Emergence of Trans: Retheorising Gender and Sexuality", convened by Deborah Lynn Steinberg

November 21st 2012: Seminar - 'What is Success?' with Charlotte Vincent (Vincent Dance Company)

 

Previous Years

May 18th 2012: Conference - 'Gender and Sport'

May 2nd 2012: Symposium - 'Intimate Labour: Sociological and Historical Perspectives'

March 2nd 2012: Public Lecture - Afiya Zia: 'Secular and Islamic feminisms: product of the war on terror?'

February 17th 2012: Conference - 'Gendering Austerity'

October 28th 2011: Conference - 'Gendering the Arab Spring'

May 21st 2010: (Not Very Far) Away Day

November 30th 2009: Annual Lecture - Kum-Kum Bhavnani: 'Transnational Feminisms and Third World Development: Some Insights'

March 9th 2009: Conference - 'Women and Work'

March 2nd - 3rd 2009: Exhibition - 'Women and Water'

February 16th 2009: Public Lecture - Judtih Halberstam: 'Short Cuts: Queer Collage and the Art of the Unnatural'

February 16th 2009: Workshop - Judtih Halberstam: 'Recent Trends in Queer Theory'

November 21st 2008: Conference - 'Engendering Policy'

November 7th 2008: Conference - 'Feminism Counts: Exploring the Relationship Between Feminist Research and Quantitative Methods'

February 15th 2008: Workshop - 'Engendering Politics and Devolution'

November 27th 2007: Annual Lecture - Cynthia Cockburn: 'War from within: a feminist understanding'

May 23rd 2007: Seminar - Jacqueline Labbe: 'A woman wrote the first lyrical ballads: Charlotte Smith in 1797'

May 18th 2007: Seminar - Lydia Lewis: 'Contested identities: exploring the relationship between the user/survivor movement and feminism in the mental health sphere'

May 8th 2007: Seminar - Lynne Pettinger: 'Aesthetic Labour and the Relationship between Work, Connsumption and Commodities'

May 2nd 2007: Seminar - Khursheed Wadia: 'Set up for failure? The French gender parity reforms'

April 28th 2007: Conference - 'Men’s studies, masculinities and sexual politics'

March 7th 2007: Seminar - Joanna Liddle: 'Social Identity and Representation in UK Politics: why there are no Mrs (or Mr) Pritchards'

February 23rd 2007: Conference - 'Women and Political Representation'

February 7th 2007: Seminar - Shirin Rai: 'Gender and political representation: Women in the Indian parliament'

January 31st 2007: Seminar - Prita Jhn: 'Nyayagrah: Resisting legal subversion, coercion and institutional communalism in Gujarat'

November 28th 2006: Annual Lecture - Bev Skeggs: 'The Value of Intimacy: Economies of Reality on TV'

September 5th 2006: Workshop - 'Gender and Media'

June 27th 2006: Workshop - 'Gender and Food'

May 20th 2005: (Not Very Far) Away Day

May 28th 2004: Day School - 'Gender and War'

February 26th 2004: Seminar - Ronit Lentin: '"No woman's law will rot this state": Feminist resistance and the Israeli racial state'

March 22nd 2003: Symposium - 'Justice, Equality and Dependency: A critical social policy perspective'


For the events organised as part of the CSWG Graduate Seminar Series (2004 - present), click here.

For the events organised as part of the Gendered Knowledges project (2013), click here.

For the events organised as part of the Reconceptualising Gender: Transnational Perspectives (2011 - 2013) project, click here.