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Panel Discussion: Gender, Feminism and Politics - 16 August

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 8:14am

Celebrating 50 years of Politics at Otago
Panel Discussion: Gender, Feminism and Politics - 16 August

Hosted by Dr Melanie Beres, Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work, University of Otago

Dr Carla Lam, Department of Politics, University of Otago
Associate Professor Jennifer Curtin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Auckland
Dr Rebecca Stringer, Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work, University of Otago
Dr Heather Devere, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago

About the lecture

As part of the 50th birthday of politics at Otago this panel explores the significance of gender to politics, in its various dimensions. How has feminism changed traditional approaches to the study of power (politics)? The discussion will encompass the politics of gender, drawing on social and political theory, peace and conflict studies, and comparative politics and institutions.

Wednesday 16 August
6 - 7.30 pm
Burns 1 Lecture Theatre