Category: Feminism

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Designing Gender Research: Methods and Challenges – Call for Short Papers

  Designing Gender Research: Methods and Challenges – Call for Short Papers https://www.ulster.ac.uk/ulster-life/events/transitional-justice-institute/designing-gender-research-methods-and-challenges-call-for-short-papers   TJI would like to invite all postgraduate research students and early career academics from any discipline working on gender to...

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Ann Oakley on “Interviewing Women: A Contradiction in Terms?”

  Ann Oakley on “Interviewing Women: A Contradiction in Terms?”  mmusylviapankhurstgenderresearch, November 3, 2016 http://www.brown.uk.com/teaching/HEST5001/oakley4.pdf   Here is some really accessible reading on feminist ethics.  Ann Oakley, one of the pioneers of the second...

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Dr Kate Cook writes about: Discussing Coercive Control

Around 60 people met to discuss coercive control in relationships and to hear testimonies of women’s experience of this damaging abuse.  Two events were held at the University of Salford, on 9th November 2016,...

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Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre – Events Coming up!

  Manchester’s LGBT Foundation is organising a free programme of events this month to mark its fourth anniversary and the end of its current funding stream with the Big Lottery Fund.  The two-day programme...

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The Women and Girls of Crewe, The North of England and Beyond

  The Women and Girls of Crewe, The North of England and Beyond   MMU Cheshire invites you to ‘The Women and Girls of Crewe, The North of England and Beyond’, a one-day conference...

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Tackling the Twinkle: Dr Kate Cook talks about cutting and women’s genitals

  TACKLING THE TWINKLE: DR KATE COOK TALKS ABOUT CUTTING AND WOMEN’S GENITALS September 16, 2016 Written by Dr Kate Cook, Senior Lecturer in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, mmusylviapankhurstgenderresearch   In this post I am...

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Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre Appoints New Visiting Professor

The Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Helen Pankhurst as its first Visiting Professor for 2016.  Dr Pankhurst is a women’s rights activist and senior advisor to CARE International, based in the UK and...

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Creative Conversations: Feminism, Policy and Otherness

Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre at MMU   Creative Conversations: Feminism, Policy and Otherness What would policy-making look like if it implemented creative and feminist philosophy?   What are the prejudices in current policy-making?...