Research Seminar Series 2017-18, the Institute of Gender Studies (IGS), University of Chester, UK.
The IGS cordially invites you to a series of free talks given by leading specialists in the field of gender studies. Talks are on Thursdays, are open to all, and run from 5pm to around 6.30pm in Hollybank 009 (CHB009) on the University of Chester’s Parkgate Road campus, CH1 4BJ.
For further information on any aspect of the work of the Institute please contact Emma Rees (Director of the IGS) : e.rees[at]chester.ac.uk, origs[at]chester.ac.uk
12th Oct. 2017 - Hibo Wardere (Somali-born Anti-FGM campaigner and activist ; author) - Cut : One Woman’s Fight Against FGM in Britain Today
9th Nov. 2017 - Nikki Van Der Gaag (Oxfam Director of Gender Justice and Women’s Rights ; author of Feminism : Why the World Still Needs the F-Word) - Building Strength from Diversity : Feminism in the World Today
14th Dec. 2017 - Book launch and readings : "Talking Bodies : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Embodiment, Gender and Identity" (Palgrave Macmillan ; editor : Emma Rees)
11th Jan. 2018 - Dave Pickering (Writer, freelance storyteller, podcaster and creator of the #ManSurvey) - What About the Men ? Mansplaining Masculinity
8th Feb. 2018 - Jay Hayes-Light (Director of the UK Intersex Association) - You Can’t Create a Woman with a Scalpel and a Tablet : Britain’s Intersex Adults
19th Apr. 2018 - Libora Oates-Indruchova (Professor of the Sociology of Gender, Uni. of Graz, Austria) - The Tractor Driver’s Nemeses : Helpmates, Feminine Superwomen, and the Void of Masculinity