Tuesday 25 September 2018
Professor Ruth Holliday has been writing about 'designer vagina's. Her chapter 'Vagina dialogues: theorizing the "designer vagina"' is published in Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries: Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World (Routledge).
Thursday 7 February 2019
Wednesday 13th February, 12 – 13.30pm, Rm 12.21 / 25 in School of Sociology & Social Policy, Univ. of Leeds Over...
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Join us in this event where we will be “Challenging Academic Debates: Situating Decolonial Science, Art and Faith in the Syllabus”, in celebration of the Black History Month. 25th and 26th October 2018, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds
Thursday 24 May 2018
On Monday 23rd July 2018, CIGS and FLAG will be hosting a conference and workshop exploring academic and practitioner responses to the #metoo campaign.
Monday 13 March 2017
Less than ten percent of Wikipedia editors are women, an imbalance which can be read as yet another case of the masculine culture of technoscience. However, Wikipedia’s infrastructure introduces new and less visible sources of gender disparity. In this talk I present a consolidated analysis of the gendering of Wikipedia.
Tuesday 6 February 2018
100 years on from women gaining the right to vote in the UK what does having vote mean to women in Britain? Rosemary Lucy Hill spoke to colleagues in the School of Sociology and Social Policy about their personal feelings regarding the vote. Their responses reveal a mixture of valuing the right to vote, frustration with the current political system, noting the distance still to travel and a strong sense of pride in our great grandmothers’ arguments, organisation and determination.
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Faiza Tayyab, PhD candidate, School of Sociology and Social Policy, discusses the need to consider the different contexts of women's lives if we are to understand the shape of gendered violence in Pakistan.