International Women's Day 2010

Gender and Scales of Empowerment: subjectivities, connections and belongings

Posted in 2010 03 12, Eastern by womeninlondon on 11 March 2010

Friday 12 March 2010 from 9:45 to 17:30
The Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge

Political will, gender and scales of empowerment: tackling HIV/AIDs in a South African rural community
Professor Catherine Campbell – Professor of Social Psychology, LSE
Chair: Dr Andrew Tucker, University of Cambridge

The sprawl of insecurity, the seep of dispossession: crossing scales of risk and waste
Professor Cindi Katz – Professor in Environmental Psychology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Women’s Studies, CUNY Graduate Centre
Chair: Dr Jude Browne, University of Cambridge

Being as glorious as Theda Bara: transnational histories and the scales of gender in 1920s Britain
Dr Matt Houlbrook – Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Chair: Dr Andrew Webber, University of Cambridge

The absent piece of skin: scales of gendered, racialised and territorial inscriptions of sexual violence during the Bangladesh war
Dr Nayanika Mookherjee – Leverhulme Research Fellow (2009-2011), Department of Sociology, Lancaster University
Chair: Dr Shruti Kapila, University of Cambridge

Gender and the scale of violence: towards coherence in peace movements
Professor Cynthia Cockburn – Visiting professor in the Department of Sociology at City University London
Chair: Professor Nancy Hewitt, University of Cambridge

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