International Gender Studies Centre (IGS) Hilary Term 2019 Seminar Series & Book Launch

Convenors: Dr Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Dr Angela Raven-Roberts and Dr Paul Woods

WEEK 2 Professor Judith Okely, Oxford, Hull, and Dr Lidia Sciama, Oxford
24 January, Talbot Hall: ‘Autobiography within anthropology’ and ‘Midnight thoughts on autobiography’

WEEK 3 Professor Narmala Halstead, Sussex
31 January, Talbot Hall: ‘“Others” and the field: ethics, compassion and violence’
Book Launch 3.30-4.30pm: Competing Power: Landscapes of Migration, Violence and the State by Narmala Halstead (Berghahn Books)

WEEK 4 Hannah J. Dawson, Anthropology DPhil candidate, Oxford
7 February, The Old Library: ‘Fatherhood, unemployment and the demise of patriarchal authority in South Africa’

WEEK 5 Dr Elizabeth Maber, Cambridge
14 February, The Paul Ostler Room: ‘Gendering violence and shame in Myanmar’s education spaces’

WEEK 6 Rachel Dlugatch, Anthropology DPhil candidate, Oxford
21 February, The Old Library: ‘Safe space as subaltern counterpublic: politicizing safety and spatializing freedom at a feminist bookstore and safe space in New York City’

WEEK 7 Usha Reifsnider, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, Oxford
28 February, The Old Library: ‘Transcultural insights into the religious practices British Gujarati women’

7 March 2-3.30pm Talbot Hall: “A Life Not Ordinary” documentary screening of tribute to celebrate the life of the late Professor Barbara Harrell-Bond as an academic, activist and founder of the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford

Sorry, there are currently no talks scheduled in this series.