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Seminar Series 2006-07

Spring term 2007

Wednesday January 31st

Prita Jhn, Legal Activist in India

Nyayagrah: Resisting legal subversion, coercion and institutional communalism in Gujarat


Wednesday February 7th

Shirin Rai, Professor of Politics, University of Warwick 

Gender and political representation: Women in the Indian parliament


Wednesday March 7th

Joanna Liddle, Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick

Social Identity and Representation in UK Politics: why there are no Mrs (or Mr) Pritchards


Summer Term 2007

Wednesday 2nd May
 Khursheed Wadia, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations (CRER), University of Warwick

Set up for failure? The French gender parity reforms


Tuesday 8th May

Joint Seminar with the Centre for Comparative Labour Studies
Lynne Pettinger, Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Aesthetic Labour and the Relationship between Work, Connsumption and Commodities

5-7 pm, R0.14 Ramphal Building (please note venue)
Friday 18th May
Lydia Lewis, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick

Contested identities: exploring the relationship between the user/survivor movement and feminism in the mental health sphere

 2.00 - 3.30, R3.25 Ramphal Building (please note venue)


Wednesday 23rd May

Jacqueline Labbe, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick

A woman wrote the first lyrical ballads: Charlotte Smith in 1797


Unless otherwise stated, seminars take place at 5.00 p.m. in the Gillian Rose seminar room, Ramphal Building, University of Warwick.