[Culturetalk] Fwd: News from the ANU Gender Institute - 13.5.2011
katerina.teaiwa at anu.edu.au
Fri May 13 21:23:27 EDT 2011
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Subject: News from the ANU Gender Institute - 13.5.2011
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 16:42:15 +1000
From: Martina Fechner <FechnerM at law.anu.edu.au>
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*NEWS FROM THE ANU GENDER INSTITUTE*
Welcome to /News from the ANU Gender Institute/. This email is for ANU
staff and students and individuals and organisations beyond the ANU who
have expressed an interest in receiving information about news, events
and other Institute activities.
*PhD scholarship in Gender Studies:* Applications
<http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/grants.php>are invited now for the
new ANU Gender Institute PhD scholarship. Closing date for application:
30 June 2011. Please circulate widely!
*Grant recipients:* We are delighted to announce the first round of
Gender Institute grant recipients
<http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/grants.php> and this will help
promote collaboration and linkages across the seven ANU Colleges and
support the employment and retention of women at all levels.
*Seminar: **Poverty measurement: what's gender got to do with it?*
<http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/events/%20>Poverty measurement is
extremely important, but most contemporary measures of poverty are
deeply flawed. Scott Wisor (CAPPE) provides a methodological framework
for thinking about and dealing with gender and poverty
When: Monday 16 May, 12.30-2.00pm
Where: Seminar Room D, Coombs Building 9, Fellows Road, ANU
*Women and Justice Forum*
<http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/events/%20>*:* The Women's Legal
Centre ACT and Region Inc. will present a Law Society Law Week event on
the topic of abortion law reform. Writer, commentator, ethicist and
researcher, Dr Leslie Cannold, will speak at the forum, with MC
Professor Hilary Charlesworth. This is a free event, with a light lunch
provided. Donations are welcome. Please RSVP by May 13 to 6257 4377 or
coordinator at womenslegalact.org <mailto:coordinator at womenslegalact.org>.
When: Wednesday 18 May, 12.30 to 2.00pm
Where: Pilgrim House Conference Centre, Johnson Auditorium, 69
Northbourne Ave, Canberra City
*Seminar: **Pakeha women and Maori protocol: the politics of criticising
other cultures* <http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/events/>*.*
Katherine Curchin, Post-Doctoral Fellow on the Indigenous Corporations
Project, CBE, ANU asks is it wrong to criticise practices of other cultures?
When: Wednesday, 18 May, 12:30- 2:00pm
Where: School of Cultural Inquiry Conference Room, A.D. Hope Building
(opposite Chifley Library), Ellery Cres, ANU
*Seminar: **International Violence against Women Survey in Hong Kong*
Bouhours (with Rod Broadhurst) in RegNet's seminar series.
When: Thursday, 19 May 4-5.30pm
Where: Seminar Room 1.13, Coombs Extension Building #8, ANU
*Lunchtime seminar: **'Fast Forward' on 'Promotions' for women*
<http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/events/%20> in ANU College of
Business & Economics (men and women are both invited), light lunch will
be provided. Presenters: Professor Jane Godfrey, Ms Julie Veitch.
Further information/RSVP: Alessandra Capezio 6125 1754.
When: Thursday 19 May, 12.30-2.00pm
Where: The Forum, 2nd floor Building 26C College of Business and Economics.
Advanced notification for September:
*Workshop: **Women's Advancement in Australian Political Science *
Prompted by the continuing underrepresentation of women throughout the
academic hierarchy in Australian political science departments, this
workshop will bring together women working in the Australian political
science profession to identify key issues relevant to the advancement of
women in the discipline. Participants will present relevant research,
identify issues and develop strategies for addressing them.
When: Thursday 29 September
*OUR GENDER INSTITUTE RESEARCHERS:*
The 'peoples' <http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/people.php%20>page on
our website is developing very well, thanks to our ANU researcher! It
provides fabulous opportunities for networking. If you work on gender
issues at the ANU and you are not already listed, feel free to contact
our administrator if you would like to be added.
*INTERESTING RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ON GENDER:*
*Clayman Institute for gender research*
<http://www.stanford.edu/group/gender/%20>at Stanford University
*UN Women and Gender: The* United Nations General Assembly created UN
Women (www.unwomen.org <http://www.unwomen.org>) to improve gender
equality and the empowerment of women).
Best wishes to you all!
ANU Gender Institute
Phone: 02 612 56281
_admin.genderinstitute at anu.edu.au_
This information might help in case you would like to invite others to
join our mailing list: The Gender Institute is an exciting new
initiative at ANU. A cross-campus virtual Institute, it provides a focus
for existing activity on issues of gender and sexuality and a catalyst
to develop and deepen them. Colleagues may subscribe by email to
admin.genderinstitute at anu.edu.au
<mailto:admin.genderinstitute at anu.edu.au>with the subject ‘subscribe’.
To unsubscribe, email admin.genderinstitute at anu.edu.au
<mailto:admin.genderinstitute at anu.edu.au>with the subject ‘unsubscribe’.
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