Feminisms, anti-racism, social justice : Theories & strategies for our times

Publié le 18 avril 2017 par Institut du Genre

*The University of Portsmouth’s Women’s and Gender Studies research cluster
invites you to a day of critical thinking, collaborative exchange and

*Date* : Tuesday 23 May, 2017
*Time* : 11:30am-4pm
*Venue* : Eldon Building, room W1.08, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth,

*What kind of feminist theories and politics are needed in these times of
intensified right-wing nationalisms, white supremacist, imperialist
capitalism and border violence ? How do we theorise gender and sexualities
within these contexts ? How are we connecting anti-racist feminisms to
anti-capitalism and disability justice ? What kind of alternative visions of
the future do we need and how do we work together to materialise these
locally and transnationally, inside and outside of the academy ?*

*Speakers : **Ayela Aziz*, Portsmouth FemSoc & Portsmouth Sisters Uncut // *Prof
Gargi Bhattacharyya*, Sociology, University of East London // *Dr Rashn ?
Limki*, Essex Business School // *Lani Parker*, Sisters of Frida // *Dr
Humaira Saeed*, English Literature, Nottingham Trent University // *Dr
Karen Wilkes*, Sociology & Black Studies, Birmingham City University

*Free event ; booking required :

*Access information : *The Eldon Building is fully wheelchair accessible
(through use of a lift). The room has hearing loop facilities. Further
access information is detailed on the Disabled Go website

The venue is approximately half a mile from Portsmouth and Southsea
station. There is step-free access (through use of a lift) from the
platform to the station exit.