Event: Challenges in Queer and Feminist Migration and Diaspora Studies

By Emily Jones|July 5, 2017|Uncategorized|0 comments

The Centre for Gender Studies and the Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies at SOAS, University of London, are pleased to invite you to a two day conference on: Challenges in Queer and Feminism Migration and Diaspora Studies 24-25th July, 2017 Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS The Centre for Gender Studies and the Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies, SOAS invite to a two-day discussion space on queer and feminist migration and diaspora studies.

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Womanhood, an Egyptian Kaleidoscope

By Emily Jones|March 24, 2017|Events, Film Screening, Film Screenings, Forthcoming Events|0 comments

The Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS invites you to the film screening of  Womanhood, an Egyptian Kaleidoscope Film Screening followed by Discussion Wednesday 10 May 2017, 6pm SALT (S110) – Senate House Building, SOAS, University of London Chaired by: Florie Bavard (Film Director and Co-Producer, Founder of Association Womanhood) and Professor Nadje Al-Ali (Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS) Filmed in 2015 in Cairo, Womanhood, an Egyptian Kaleidoscope shows 15

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Film Screening of “Afghan Women behind the wheel’ and Skype Q&A

By Emily Jones|February 21, 2017|Events, Film Screening|0 comments

Film Screening of “Afghan Women behind the wheel’ and Skype Q&A Date: 24/02/2017, 5pm-8pm SOAS, Senate House Building, Room S209 (2nd floor) Nearest station: Russell Square https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/372836866425583/  Join us for a virtual evening with a screening of “Afghan Women behind the Wheel” and a skype Q&A with the maker of film Dr Sahraa Karimi. Dr Karimi is a young and brilliant filmmaker, art critic, collector of Afghan art and scholar,

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Event – Gender, Fundamentalism and Development

By Emily Jones|February 20, 2017|Events, Forthcoming|0 comments

Gender, Fundamentalism and Development (see link for more information) 18th March Seminar 2pm – 5pm (free entry, all welcome) Room B102 Brunei Gallery SOAS University of London, London WC1H OXG Speakers Baroness Valerie Amos, Dr Awino Okech, Prof Ruth Pearson, Dr Ayesha Khan, Dr Afaf Al-Jabiri

Call for Papers- Gender, War and Technology

By Emily Jones|February 20, 2017|PhD Students|0 comments

CGS PhD student, Emily Jones, along with Dr Yoriko Otomo (SOAS) and Dr Sara Kendall (Kent), has released a Call for Papers for a Special Issue with the Australian Feminist Law Journal on ‘Gender, War and Technology: Peace and Armed Conflict in the 21st Century.’ Abstract due 17th March 2017 Further details can be found here 

Dr Alyosxa Tudor speaking at LSE: Critical differentiations of racism and migratism

By Emily Jones|January 28, 2017|Faculty, Lectures/Talks/Conferences, Our Work|0 comments

Dr Alyosxa Tudor, Lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS, will speak at LSE on ‘Critical differentiations of racism and migratism’ Date: Wednesday 1st February Time: 6 – 7.30pm Room: NAB.1.15 My paper revisits (Western European) critical migration studies and feminist approaches to migration with the insights from postcolonial theories and transnational feminism. I suggest that a critical differentiation of racism and migratism is needed in postcolonial and

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Event – CGS Seminar Series – ‘There’s nothing more public than privacy’: sodomy law judgments and the shifting boundaries of private space

By Emily Jones|January 22, 2017|Forthcoming CGS Seminar Series, Forthcoming Events|0 comments

‘There’s nothing more public than privacy’: sodomy law judgments and the shifting boundaries of private space Thursday 23rd February 2017 5pm Khalili Lecture Theatre Dr Mayur Suresh, SOAS Chair: Dr Alyosxa Tudor   Where courts have struck down laws that criminalise same-sex conduct, they often do so on the ground that they violate a right to privacy. The US Supreme Court’s Lawrence judgment and the Delhi High Court’s Naz Foundation judgment both rely upon

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Event – CGS Seminar Series – Woman’s Place: Gender Perspectives of Belonging and Destruction in Israel/Palestine

By Emily Jones|January 22, 2017|CGS Seminar Series, Events, Forthcoming CGS Seminar Series, Forthcoming Events|0 comments

Woman’s Place: Gender Perspectives of Belonging and Destruction in Israel/Palestine Thursday 9th March 2017 Khalili Lecture Theatre 5pm Dr Hagar Kotef, SOAS Chair: Dr Nadje Al Ali   Abstract  Taking the feminist insight that home is a key political concept, this talk examines home-making—which is also a matter of nation-building and individual, as well as collective identities—in contexts of settler colonialism, specifically in Israel/Palestine. In such contexts “home” emerges as a site wherein

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Congratulations to MA students 2015/16

By Gina Heathcote|January 17, 2017|Uncategorized|0 comments

Congratulations to all our 2015/16 masters students on some fantastic results  – we look forward to seeing you all at graduation in July. The following students received a prize for best overall profile on each CGS programme: Gender Studies  – Abeera Khan Gender Studies and Law – Sophia Benedict Gender and Sexuality – Nadine El-Nabli