Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has now been cancelled. We apologise for the short notice but we will also do our best to re-schedule it (to be confirmed). Thank you.

By Centre for Gender Studies|February 17, 2019|CGS Seminar Series, Forthcoming CGS Seminar Series|0 comments

Dear all, Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has now been cancelled. We apologise for the short notice but we will also do our best to re-schedule it (to be confirmed). Thank you.   Artwork by Ihsan Oturmak. Dear all, Our next talk, by Dr. Sertaç Sehlikoglu, expands and somewhat intervenes in the canon in studies of gender in the Middle East, by looking at the visible and invisible changes

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Student Onyeka Nwabunnia’s Review of Dr. Sara Salem’s Talk!

By Centre for Gender Studies|February 8, 2019|Blog Posts, CGS Seminar Series|0 comments

We Are All Different by Onyeka Nwabunnia In the midst of seemingly challenging political and economic times, marked by a global resurgence of the Right, there is an overwhelming feeling of uncertainty and sadness. As racist heteropatriarchal neoliberal power continues to replicate itself globally, silencing, oppressing, and excluding, I wonder where hope lies. How might we might begin to challenge, create, and force transformation? The possibility of transformation lies in

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COMING SOON! 2 BOOK LAUNCHES!!

By Centre for Gender Studies|February 8, 2019|Book Discussion, Book Launch, CGS Seminar Series|0 comments

A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel  Book Launch and Drink Reception 28 February KLT theatre, 5-7 pm JOIN US for an evening to discuss and celebrate SOAS Alumna Dr. Hila Amit’s book A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel where she examines the lives of queer Israeli emigrants who, in their decision to depart, undermine Zionist ideology as well as change

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Reminder – Tomorrow’s Talk by Dr. Sara Salem (LSE) on Decolonisation and Radical Solidarity: Transnational Feminism and the Postcolonial Project

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 30, 2019|Uncategorized|1 comments

Transnational feminism and the postcolonial project @ Khalili Lecture Theatre on 31 January between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm This talk explores the question of transnational feminist solidarity in the particular historical moment of decolonisation. I explore how radical and alternative notions of transnational feminism were developed and explored during this historical moment, that transcended categories of class, race, nation, and gender. I show how feminists negotiated tensions between nationalism

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KURDISH MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA: REFRAMING THE NOTION OF LIFE

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 30, 2019|Uncategorized|0 comments

KURDISH MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA: REFRAMING THE NOTION OF LIFE   Is there a link between afro-indigenous/feminists’ movements in Latin America and the Kurdish movements in Rojava? The reception of the Kurdish movements in Latin America started after 2014, with the formation of the “International Solidarity committees” in seven countries. However, its political strategy goes beyond raising awareness about the Kurdish situation in the Middle East. Despite their differences, the debates

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Our Upcoming Seminars! Check regularly for Updates!

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 25, 2019|Forthcoming Book Launch, Forthcoming CGS Seminar Series, Uncategorized|0 comments

31/01/19 Decolonisation and radical solidarity: Transnational feminism and the postcolonial project Speaker: Sara Salem Chair: Sabiha Allouche 21/02/19 From Invisible Religiosity to Bearded Men in Suits in Turkey: Visibility and Studying Gender in Islam Speaker: Sertaç Sehlikoglu Chair: Alyosxa Tudor 28/02/19 Book Launch: A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel Speaker: Hila Amit Chair: Rahul Rao 07/03/19 Beyond Queer: A View on ‘Different Normativity’ from the

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Queer Asia Summer Programme 2019

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 25, 2019|Uncategorized|0 comments

  SUMMER PROGRAMME 2019 summer programme CALL FOR APPLICATIONS MONDAY 15 – THURSDAY 18 JULY 2019 VENUES TBC (Central London) Fees: Free to attend but regret we are unable to offer any funding Deadline: 28 February 2019 Apply by the online link below (short online form plus CV attachment) PLEASE NOTE: 1. Successful participants will be expected to attend the whole programme for four days. 2. The programme will take

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Dr. Alyosxa Tudor part of panel on ‘Transnational Feminism; Queering Bodies and Borders’ on Friday, 8 February 2019

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 25, 2019|Activism, Lectures/Talks/Conferences, Our Work|0 comments

Hosted by Event Details. Friday, 8 February 2019 from 16:00-18:00 IAS Common Ground WC1E 6BT London, United Kingdom Hosted by Fast-forward Feminism; resist, reimagine, rebuild   In the last few years we have seen countless numbers of people across the global left destitute, vulnerable and threatened, due to the appalling treatment of migrants and the harmful and discriminatory principles and policies of neoliberalism. Throughout this panel, hosted by academics and activists,

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Our next CGS Seminar with Dr. Sara Salem (LSE) is on Decolonisation and Radical Solidarity: Transnational Feminism and the Postcolonial Project

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 25, 2019|Forthcoming, Forthcoming CGS Seminar Series|0 comments

Transnational feminism and the postcolonial project @ Khalili Lecture Theatre on 31 January between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm This talk explores the question of transnational feminist solidarity in the particular historical moment of decolonisation. I explore how radical and alternative notions of transnational feminism were developed and explored during this historical moment, that transcended categories of class, race, nation, and gender. I show how feminists negotiated tensions between nationalism

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Come Join Us on our Postgraduate Open Day

By Centre for Gender Studies|January 25, 2019|Marketing|0 comments

Are you planning on pursuing an MA degree in Gender Studies at SOAS? Come Speak to Us tomorrow on our Postgraduate Open Day! You can find us at Paul Webley Wing (@ Senate House) between 12:00 and 13:00. We will give a talk on our vision, MA pathways, and more at SG36 (also at Senate House) between 13:00-14:00